Stories highlighting our everyday heroes in uniform

Thursday, Jan 23, 2014 at 07:14 AM PST

Salute: Teaching Afghan Soldiers

Salute: Teaching Afghan Soldiers

We salute the soldiers of the 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment.

Wednesday, Jan 22, 2014 at 07:30 AM PST

Salute: Water Well Team

Salute: Water Well Team

We salute the Navy Seabees that make up the "Water Well Team" at Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan.

Tuesday, Jan 21, 2014 at 07:30 AM PST

Salute: Animal Handlers

Salute: Animal Handlers

In this Salute to Service, we recognize the men and women who help rehabilitate the animals who are injured in the line of duty.

Monday, Jan 20, 2014 at 07:26 AM PST

Salute: Marines Receive Navy Cross

Salute: Marines Receive Navy Cross

Staff Sergeant Sky Mote and Captain Matthew Manoukain received the Navy Cross posthumously on Saturday at Camp Pendleton.

Friday, Jan 17, 2014 at 07:10 AM PST

Salute: Marine, Navy EOD Teams

Salute: Marine, Navy EOD Teams

In our Salute to Service we salute the Marine and Navy "E.O.D" teams and their training of Marine Combat Engineers in Djibouti, Africa.

Wednesday, Jan 15, 2014 at 07:36 AM PST

Salute: 501 Security Force

Salute: 501 Security Force

In our Salute to Service we salute the soldiers from the 501 Security Force Assistance Team.

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Flag Draped Over Body of Service Member Killed in Crash

Flag Draped Over Body of Service Member Killed in Crash

One person died and three were taken to the hospital following a rollover crash in Chula Vista early Sunday morning, Chula Vista Police said.

Cannabis Activists: Pot Could Help Cure 1 of NFL's Ills

Cannabis Activists: Pot Could Help Cure 1 of NFL's Ills

With much of the NFL world camped out in the San Francisco Bay Area in the days before Super Bowl 50, researchers released sobering news: late Oakland Raiders quarterback Ken Stabler had a degenerative...

18-Year-Old Pedestrian Killed in Escondido Crash

18-Year-Old Pedestrian Killed in Escondido Crash

An 18-year-old pedestrian has died after a crash in Escondido, Escondido Police Lt. Mike Kearney confirmed to NBC 7 San Diego.

Fire, Emergency Services to Expand to Parts of East County

Fire, Emergency Services to Expand to Parts of East County

Areas of San Diego County currently without any fire agency or district will soon have expanded fire protection and emergency services.

#SB50: Broncos Lead Panthers 16-7

#SB50: Broncos Lead Panthers 16-7

Call Brandon McManus "Mr. Reliable." The Broncos' placekicker hit a 30-yard field goal to give Denver a 16-7 lead over the Panthers in the third quarter of Super Bowl 50 Sunday.

Search Suspended for 3 Missing in Plane Crash Off California Coast

Search Suspended for 3 Missing in Plane Crash Off California Coast

Authorities on Saturday called off the search for survivors of a midair collision that sent at least one plane plunging into the ocean near the Port of Los Angeles. A small debris field was located after a plane...