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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Motorcyclist Killed ID'd as Navy Master Chief

Motorcyclist Killed ID'd as Navy Master Chief

The crash happened Monday at approximately 6:17 a.m. on the southbound Interstate 5 near 8th Street.

6 Soccer Players Arrested in Midair Ruckus

6 Soccer Players Arrested in Midair Ruckus

Members of a San Diego-based recreational soccer league were removed from a cross-country flight and arrested.

"Needle in the Ocean:" Family Reunited With Lost Camera

"Needle in the Ocean:" Family Reunited With Lost Camera

A La Mesa family who lost their camera in the ocean a month ago were reunited with it, thanks to social media.

1 Dead at Jamul Construction Site

1 Dead at Jamul Construction Site

One person died at the site of a new casino under construction in Jamul.

Manhunt After Veteran Officer Fatally Shot Near Chicago

Manhunt After Veteran Officer Fatally Shot Near Chicago

Police are searching for three armed suspects in far suburban Chicago after an officer was fatally shot in the area, authorities said. The Fox Lake officer who was shot to death Tuesday morning was identified as...

Crews Battle to Brush Fire Near SR-78

Crews Battle to Brush Fire Near SR-78

The fire broke out around 2 p.m. Tuesday.