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Nancy Osborne
Fresno, CA
Three decades is a warm up for Nancy Osborne and ABC30
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Sometimes you do what you have to. Sometimes you do what you want to. That's what happened with a young man from the Valley during his tour in Vietnam in 1968. His training gave him a start at a career that continues to this day. A job that has sent... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2012 at ABC 30 Blogs
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- For nearly a decade now American service members have been deployed in two wars. That can often make the family finances dicey. But the City of Fresno pitched in early with a plan to help families of its employees to maintain the same income while their... Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2011 at ABC 30 Blogs
Since 1992 volunteers have been placing evergreen wreaths with red bows at Arlington National Cemetery. Each year they are donated by Worchester Wreath Company of Harrington Maine. And each year the Arlington staff designates a new location. The sight of this somber effort during this happiest of seasons will no... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2011 at ABC 30 Blogs
When families say goodbye to their loved ones serving in the armed forces they count the days until he or she is back home.Those in uniform do the same thing while they are deployed. But often times the reunion requires a heaping amount of patience from both sides. The following... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2011 at ABC 30 Blogs
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Those who serve in America's armed forces can never make up lost time with their families, but they can be present in the moments they do have. On Thanksgiving Day a lot of dads will be outside tossing a football while waiting for that turkey to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2011 at ABC 30 Blogs
Just like many of you I’ll be enjoying a terrific Thanksgiving meal with my extended family and counting my lucky stars. I have much to be thankful for including my job at ABC30 Action News where I’ll spend the better part Turkey Day. But after seeing the photo below I’ll... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2011 at ABC 30 Blogs
MADERA COUNTY, Calif. (KFSN) -- During World War II strategic plans were kept top secret and some incidents stayed that way for decades after the war. The aging photos show three young men in uniform. They all served in the Army Air Corps. On November 26th, 1943 they were among... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2011 at ABC 30 Blogs
In early December 2011 a 44 year old Veteran’s organization here in the Central Valley of California will cease to exist. Not because of a lack of interest by the unique group but rather the simple fact that their numbers are rapidly shrinking. Time may no longer be on their... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2011 at ABC 30 Blogs
"9-11, well it's a day that changed my life forever. I'll never forget where I was when I found out the World Trade Center and the Pentagon had been attacked. I had already been in the army 3 years, I was a team leader in 2nd Ranger Battalion, and we... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2011 at ABC 30 Blogs
In the days following the 9/11 attacks Americans began flying the American Flag. Old Glory could be seen on car antennas, bumper stickers, and at homes all across the Valley. One Valley man wants that spirit to rise again on the 10th anniversary. The images of that day are seared... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2011 at ABC 30 Blogs
In the past decade Americans have found ways to show they appreciate those serving our country. Sometimes those ways a grand other times they are simple like a handmade, simple gift to keep soldiers warm in bitter cold weather. Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2011 at ABC 30 Blogs
They call it, “NATO training mission – Afghanistan”. And that is where United States Army SSgt. Chris Barnes of Fresno is serving these days. He is among a number of American soldiers helping to train the National Afghan Police Force to take over when American forces go home. Outgoing General... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2011 at ABC 30 Blogs
Another moment in America’s history took place in the White House on July 12, 2011. It was one of only two such moments of its kind to emerge during America’s decade long engagement in war with some six-thousand plus deaths. Those who serve in our nation’s armed forces often do... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2011 at ABC 30 Blogs
Sometimes checking your facebook page can bring more than just what your friends are up to at that moment in their time. Sometimes it brings a post that has you riveted to the content with the power of its words. That happened to me today when a post on the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2011 at ABC 30 Blogs
Memorial Day honors the thousands of Americans who gave their all in service to their country. And every year on that day at the Fresno Memorial Gardens organizers of a special service choose a person to honor for his or her commitment to that purpose. This year that person is... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2011 at ABC 30 Blogs
As we come together on this three-day weekend for the annual barbecues and gatherings those of us in the business of news and information, including this reporter, will offer up many opinions and observations. We will remind you that MEMORIAL DAY is not really a Holiday but a day that... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2011 at ABC 30 Blogs
Jensen Sutta Photography documented an event for the non-profit organization Remembering the Brave. Remembering the Brave honors gold star families (families who have lost an active duty soldier). Most at the event were widowed wives, or the parents of these fallen heroes. During the event, each family was saluted to,... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2011 at ABC 30 Blogs
Sometimes my job isn't so much about showing up to cover a story as it is about just showing up when the opportunity offers time to witness an event. That was the case recently when I received an invitation to an annual luncheon of local survivors of the Battle of... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2011 at ABC 30 Blogs
Even as our nation readies for American troops to come home from Iraq at the end of this year there are still thousands doing their job helping to prepare Iraqis in various ways to be ready to handle their own safety. Members of the Fresno based 40th Combat Aviation Support... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2011 at ABC 30 Blogs
Across America men and women wait to hear from loved ones serving around the world. Click here to read full story... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2011 at ABC 30 Blogs
They left Fresno last November for Ft. Hood, Texas and additional training for deployment to Iraq. Following the training and their journey the 4,000 strong 40th Combat Aviation Brigade arrived at its destination: Camp Taji. For the next year, according to the official account of the Change of Command ceremony... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2011 at ABC 30 Blogs
Tasha Albold is pretty proud of her husband Chad and the job he does as U.S. Navy Pilot. She’s also quick to add he’s also a loving father to their 18 month old baby girl. They make their home a little ways from Naval Air Station Lemoore. Sure, he takes... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2011 at ABC 30 Blogs