Articles Tagged With ‘US Military’




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Soldier from SLO dies in Afghanistan

A United States Army soldier from San Luis Obispo died Sunday in Afghanistan. Sgt. 1st Class Robert Boniface, 34, died in a non-combat related incident in Logar Province, according to a Department of Defense press... (Continue reading)

Missile test freaks out Southern Californians

A bright white light shot through Southern California skies Saturday night as the United States Navy conducted a ballistic missile test. Shortly after, law enforcement officials received panicked calls, and some residents posted videos on... (Continue reading)

ISIS allegedly sets its sights on Solvang

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria is reportedly targeting a resident of Solvang who is an active member or veteran of either the U.S. Navy or Air Force. [KEYT] A hacking group affiliated with... (Continue reading)

Do Los Angeles school police need grenade launchers?

Los Angeles Unified School District police are sitting on a cache of military equipment that includes a tank and grenade launchers. [CBS LA] Like police departments across the country, the Los Angeles school police received... (Continue reading)

Soldier from Santa Maria killed in Afghanistan

A soldier from Santa Maria was one of two men killed Friday during a bombing in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced. Spc. Kenneth Clifford Alvarez, 23, of Santa Maria and Pvt. Jonathon Michael Dean... (Continue reading)

California city snubs president, victims of Pearl Harbor

By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo staffers accuse city officials of snubbing the president, the “greatest generation,” and victims of Pearl Harbor after they ordered employees to raise flags lowered in honor of Pearl Harbor... (Continue reading)

Cuesta College students help veterans

Cuesta College communications studies teacher Beth-Ann Dumas is a big fan of experiential learning. For members of her small group discussion class, learning by doing means planning and implementing a project that fulfills a community... (Continue reading)

Home Depot stores profiting on veterans

Veterans, enticed by the promise of special discounts, load their carts at Home Depot stores only to discover the advertised discounts require a non-existent veterans’ service card. While a portion of veterans receive medical cards, the... (Continue reading)

Protect soldiers’ benefits

By JAVIER DURAN As a member of the armed forces, and being currently deployed to Afghanistan, I am taken back by the thought of the legislature using my family living in San Luis Obispo’s benefits... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo soldier on 9/11, family and deployment

By JAVIER DURAN Like every other American 9/11 changed the way I viewed life and our vulnerability, as a country, in our small world. No longer did I feel comfortable leaving my house, city, state,... (Continue reading)



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