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Coastal Commission Rejects Navy's Plan For Marine Life

June 7
By Steve Walsh

The Navy is coming to the end of a five-year plan to protect the ocean waters between California and Hawaii.

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Study Shows Troops At High Risk For Skin Cancer

June 4
By Steve Walsh

A new study pulls together the research into the elevated risk of skin cancer among military populations, from World War II veterans to those who served in Iraq.

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California National Guard Keeping A Low Profile In Border Mission

May 31
By Steve Walsh

Operation Guardian Support is the latest in a long, and sometimes troubled, history of cooperation between the Pentagon and Homeland Security.

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San Diego Peace Protest Memorializes The Cost Of War

May 29
By Steve Walsh

For the last 15 years, Hometown Arlington West has called attention to service members killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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As The Army Grows More Diverse, It Faces A Shortage of Chaplains

May 29
Sarah Harris / American Homefront

The military has made progress diversifying its chaplain corps. But it faces a shortage of chaplains of all faiths.

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First Person: A Delayed Post-Traumatic Stress Diagnosis Inspired A Vietnam Vet To Help Others

May 28
By Megan Burke

Bill Rider remembers an early experience with what would much later be diagnosed as post-traumatic stress and what led him to start a non-profit, American Combat Veterans of War, to help other veterans heal from the wounds of war.

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Trump To Mark Memorial Day With Arlington Cemetery Visit

May 28
By Associated Press

President Donald Trump is marking his second Memorial Day as commander in chief with a planned visit to Arlington National Cemetery and a salute to those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.

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Councilmen Ward, Alvarez To Attend Memorial Day Rose Ceremony

May 28
By City News Service

San Diego City Councilmen Chris Ward and David Alvarez are expected Monday to attend the fourth annual Truman San Diego Memorial Day Sunrise Rose Ceremony at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery.

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Navy's New Ad Campaign Wants To Overcome Misconceptions About Serving

May 28
By Steve Walsh

On the 45th anniversary of the all-volunteer military, the Navy looks to convince a new generation of sailors that service is their best option.

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When Veterans Die Without Loved Ones, These Volunteers Make Sure They Have A Send Off

May 28
Bobbie O'Brien/American Homefront

Memorial Day is set aside to remember those who died in military service. But a group of military veterans in Florida works all year to commemorate their comrades who died with no family by their side.

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VA Partners With Food Banks As More Veterans Struggle To Afford Food

May 24
Carson Frame/American Homefront

More than 1.4 million veterans of all ages rely on government food assistance, but food insecurity is disproportionately common among post 9/11 veterans.

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Roundtable: Billionaire Targets San Diego County District Attorney Race

May 11
By Alison St John, Bennett Lacy

The race for San Diego County District Attorney is about to see a flood of ads paid by outside money, the city of Riverside has found a way to effectively end homelessness among veterans and a conversation with NPR White House correspondent Scott Horsley.

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Pentagon Hints At Major Changes To Navy Deployments

May 10
By Steve Walsh

Secretary of Defense James Mattis told lawmakers that he would like to see shorter, less predictable deployments — a move potentially popular with sailors.

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Only City In California To Solve Veteran Homelessness Is On A Mission To Go Bigger

May 10
By Amita Sharma

The city of Riverside is the only one in the state to place all of its veterans in permanent housing, according to the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness.

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New VA Telehealth Program Brings Art Therapy To Vets At Home

May 9
Bobbie O'Brien/AMERICAN HOMEFRONT

The VA in Florida has begun offering telehealth programs in dance, visual art, and music. The programs link therapists with veterans in their homes.