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At Camp Pendleton workshop, troops will learn to fix BMWs

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| BMW has opened a new workshop to train service members to be auto technicians. Dealers hope the program will address a worker shortage.

LA County wants 'battle buddies' network to help veterans

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The L.A. County Board of Supervisors asked for a plan to create a peer network for veterans to help other veterans connect to housing, legal help and more.

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How yoga and mindfulness are helping veterans in LA

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Los Angeles could serve as a model in an agency-wide transformation offering VA patients mindfulness and other techniques to manage challenges like pain and PTSD.

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Extreme weather could be hurting California's military bases

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Climate change is still a political hot button, but the Pentagon is preparing for the worst with a recent survey of military bases.

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How a Trump executive order will tackle veteran suicides

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VA Secretary David Shulkin has pledged to reduce veteran suicides. Critics say there are questions about how the troubled agency will expand services.

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After 15 years, deported Marine Corps veteran is home for Christmas

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Marine Corps veteran Marco Chavez hugged his father at the border crossing in San Diego on Thursday, when he stepped onto American soil for the first time since his deportation 15 years ago.

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Rural homeless vets: Hidden from view and often ignored

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For veterans without a home, it looks different being in a rural area versus an urban environment.

Like a flying ambulance: Air Force evacuates critically ill patients from St. Croix

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Military C-130 and C-17 aircraft have been outfitted with medical equipment, as the Air Force flies patients to hospitals in the mainland U.S.

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