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Veterans and Military Reporter
More military veterans live in Southern California than anywhere else in the nation. I tell their stories -- from those who excel after discharge to those who falter. How is America supporting its commitment to veterans and their families? How are we falling short?
Stories by Libby Denkmann
The Army’s 40th Infantry Division welcomed a new commander at the Joint Forces Training Base in Los Alamitos on Saturday.
For close to a decade, the Department of Defense has recognized the growing threat of climate change for military installations.
I want our listeners to understand the role vets play in our lives and the struggles they face, but I need your help.
Over half a century ago, a young sailor from Montebello, CA died in a plane crash in a remote, mountainous area of Vietnam.
Los Angeles veterans say the facility should stay true to its origin as a World War I memorial.
President Trump wants to pull up to 3.6 billion dollars from the the Pentagon's military construction budget to pay for his long-promised border wall.
If you heard or saw military helicopters flying in formation over Southern California on Tuesday, you weren't alone.
Southern California college students who attend classes at Argosy University, Art Institute, or Western State College of Law have been going without financial aid and money from federal loans for weeks while their schools’ parent organization moves along the road to bankruptcy.
California's Department of Veterans Affairs, or CalVet, maintains 8 homes for disabled and elderly veterans. A new audit says the state is mismanaging this land and under-charging for rent, ultimately hurting veterans.
Wounds caused by military service can stay with troops long after they leave the armed forces.
The device that authorities said Monday appeared to be a real explosive was not. “All it was a plastic container used to ship drugs,” said Jason Clawson, a lieutenant for the Pasadena police.
For a second time this month, federal authorities have arrested members of a Southern California-based white nationalist group with a short but violent history.
In preparation for the World Series, dozens of Dodger fans crowded into the team store at Dodger Stadium on Tuesday to wait for the special World Series edition Dodger hats.
During his reelection campaign, first-term Victorville City Councilman Eric Negrete has positioned himself as tough on crime and against many recent criminal justice reforms in California.
The Pentagon confirmed last week that more than 500 immigrants recruited to the U.S. military because of their specialized language or medical skills were discharged between July 2017 and July 2018.