By Troy Williams African Americans represent approximately 20 percent of the men and women in the Army and Marines, and 17 percent of the Air Force and Navy, according to the Military Times. However, [...]
By Brian Day, San Gabriel Valley Tribune Japanese-American World War II veterans who fought in a segregated regiment their families were incarcerated in U.S. internment camps placed roses Sunday on Alhambra’s 2015 Rose Parade float [...]
The Big Game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium, University of California, Berkeley, will honor our nation’s military and pay special tribute to Alameda County’s 77,000 veterans in celebration of Armed Forces Day.
By Gretchen Kell, UC Berkeley News At a time when wars are winding down in Afghanistan and Iraq, UC Berkeley’s student-veterans program is expanding to accommodate an anticipated increase in the number of veterans expected [...]
The Department of Veterans Affairs this week took ownership of 624 acres of Alameda Point that will be used to build a new, one-stop medical and benefits center, a national cemetery and a wildlife preserve.“This [...]
The San Leandro Public Library has been awarded a $6,000, one-year grant to open a Veterans Resource Center designed to serve veterans and connect them with valuable resources in the community.A ribbon-cutting event for the [...]
UC President Janet Napolitano this week announced the formation of a systemwide veterans’ advisory group to address the unique challenges of resuming higher education after or during military service. Napolitano met privately Friday at her [...]
By Thomas A. Kennedy America is home to 21.2 million veterans – men and women who were willing to risk their lives for our country. Unfortunately, many of these veterans face a daunting personal battle [...]