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  • Biography of a Fighter Jet

    Biography of a Fighter Jet

    A start to finish breakdown of the F/A-18 Superhornet, from government origins to use in Iraq to what is means in the community that manufactures it. by Janna Brancolini & Chris Nelson

  • Ready, Willing, and Unable

    Ready, Willing, and Unable

    Hundreds of thousands of young people who consider the United States home — illegal immigrants who arrived here as children – are barred from military service by Daniela Gerson

  • The Army’s Recruiting Dilemma

    The Army's Recruiting Dilemma

    The Army has been forced to rethink it’s entire ad campaign with the help of some Madison Ave. heavyweights. by Alexander Herbach

  • A Helping Hand for the Cadets of Hollywood High

    A Helping Hand for the Cadets of Hollywood High

    Does the military’s 92-year-old Junior ROTC program benefit inner-city high schools or line up fresh recruits? by Jean Yung

  • Daughter of the Antelope Valley

    Daughter of the Antelope Valley

    When your father does top secret work in the aerospace industry, life in the defense-dependent and generally mundane Antelope Valley can take some interesting twists and turns. by Michelle Lanz

  • A Man Apart: Basam Ridha

    A Man Apart: Basam Ridha

    Basam Ridha has thrived in Southern California since 1987, but leaves his Arabic oasis in San Dimas for the dangers of the Baghdad Green Zone for 80 percent of the year. by Catherine Lyons

  • Imam Sayed Moustafa al-Qazwini

    Imam Sayed Moustafa al-Qazwini

    Over the past five years, SoCal based Imam Sayed Moustafa al-Qazwini has lent a helping hand in rebuilding his native Iraq. by Lara Coger


Military-Industrial
Biography of a Fighter Jet

A start to finish breakdown of the F/A-18 Superhornet, from government origins to use in Iraq to what is means in the community that manufactures it. by Janna Brancolini & Chris Nelson

Audio-Slideshow
Imam Sayed Moustafa al-Qazwini

Over the past five years, SoCal based Imam Sayed Moustafa al-Qazwini has lent a helping hand in rebuilding his native Iraq. by Lara Coger


An Iraqi's Perspective
A Man Apart: Basam Ridha

Basam Ridha has thrived in Southern California since 1987, but leaves his Arabic oasis in San Dimas for the dangers of the Baghdad Green Zone for 80 percent of the year. by Catherine Lyons

Photography
Daughter of the Antelope Valley

When your father does top secret work in the aerospace industry, life in the defense-dependent and generally mundane Antelope Valley can take some interesting twists and turns. by Michelle Lanz


Recruitment
Ready, Willing, and Unable
Ready, Willing, and Unable

Hundreds of thousands of young people who consider the United States home — illegal immigrants who arrived here as children – are barred from military service by Daniela Gerson


The Army's Recruiting Dilemma
The Army’s Recruiting Dilemma

The Army has been forced to rethink it’s entire ad campaign with the help of some Madison Ave. heavyweights. by Alexander Herbach


A Helping Hand for the Cadets of Hollywood High
A Helping Hand for the Cadets of Hollywood High

Does the military’s 92-year-old Junior ROTC program benefit inner-city high schools or line up fresh recruits? by Jean Yung


Baghdad Los Angeles, a four-month collaboration between the Annenberg School for Communication at USC and the Center for Investigative Reporting in Berkeley, explores the impact of the Iraq war in Southern California. Reporters examine the role of the Junior ROTC program Los Angeles high schools; the use of advertising campaigns for military recruitment; the relationship between weapons production, community prosperity, and family history; and the journey of Iraqi exiles who've returned to help rebuild their country.

Audio-Slideshow
Imam Sayed Moustafa al-Qazwini
Imam Sayed Moustafa al-Qazwini

Over the past five years, SoCal based Imam Sayed Moustafa al-Qazwini has lent a helping hand in rebuilding his native Iraq. by Lara Coger

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Photography
Daughter of the Antelope Valley
Daughter of the Antelope Valley

When your father does top secret work in the aerospace industry, life in the defense-dependent and generally mundane Antelope Valley can take some interesting twists and turns. by Michelle Lanz

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Video
A Helping Hand for the Cadets of Hollywood High
A Helping Hand for the Cadets of Hollywood High

Does the military’s 92-year-old Junior ROTC program benefit inner-city high schools or line up fresh recruits? by Jean Yung

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Recruitment
Ready, Willing, and Unable
Ready, Willing, and Unable

Hundreds of thousands of young people who consider the United States home — illegal immigrants who arrived here as children – are barred from military service by Daniela Gerson

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Military-Industrial
Biography of a Fighter Jet
Biography of a Fighter Jet

A start to finish breakdown of the F/A-18 Superhornet, from government origins to use in Iraq to what is means in the community that manufactures it. by Janna Brancolini & Chris Nelson

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