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Napa County, San Jose Navy SEALs killed in Afghanistan

August 9, 2011 | 8:30 am

Napa County, San Jose Navy SEALs killed in Afghanistan

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Two Bay Area SEALs were among those killed this weekend in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan.   NPR ran a moving obituary about 36-year-old San Jose native Kevin Houston last night.  The San Jose Mercury News also reports Houston knew for a long time that he wanted to be a SEAL: Some 25 years ago, […]

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Veterans’ Voices: Stories From Our Archive

November 11, 2010 | 1:39 pm

Veterans’ Voices: Stories From Our Archive

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Over the years KQED has collected various stories from veterans and their families. On this Veterans Day, here are some that have stuck with us. California Vets Reflect on Iraq Combat’s End President Barack Obama marked the end of the American combat mission in Iraq in August. The California Report’s Scott Shafer talked with veterans […]

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