Tag: Army

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COC Holds Job Fair for Santa Clarita

Job seekers got the chance to meet employers face-to-face at the College of the Canyons Job Fair. The fair gave job seekers the chance to meet with multiple employers and an opportunity to meet with company representatives and ask questions.

With some Californians earning below the federal poverty line in 2010, Staff Sargent Raul Avila spoke about the different of options the U.S. Army offers. In the active Army, the Army offers 30 days paid vacation every year.

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Pfc. Rudy Acosta Laid to Rest

By Robert Sippey, additional reporting by Gloria Locke Santa Clarita streets were lined with people of all ages to pay respect to Spc. Rudy Acosta who was killed in Afghanistan…

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Service Academy Night At COC

The best and the brightest students in Santa Clarita have the opportunity to go to military academies such as West Point and Annapolis. That’s why Congressman Buck Mckeon held a service academy night at the COC University Center.

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Veterans History Project: Bill Reynolds

William (Bill) Reynolds was born August 5, 1946 and never could have imagined where he’d be spending his 21st birthday. Most teens grow up expecting to be in Las Vegas or with a bunch of friends at the bars. Not in the middle of the Vietnam War hiding behind rice patties, where Bill eventually spent his 21st birthday.

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Fallen Stevenson Ranch Soldier Remembered

Stevenson Ranch lost one of their own, when U.S. Army Paratrooper, Ian T. D. Gelig, was killed in Kandahar, Afghanistan. Several thousand Santa Clarita residents lined the sidewalks for much of the processional route, an estimated 2,000 of them in Stevenson Ranch alone. Some saluted, some held homemade signs saying “Hero” and “Thank You For Your Service”; most waved American flags.