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Stories highlighting our everyday heroes in uniform

Tuesday, Jan 28, 2014 at 07:38 AM PST

Salute: USS Coronado to San Diego

Salute: USS Coronado to San Diego

In our Salute to Service, we salute the crew of USS Coronado making its way to San Diego.

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.

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Man Killed by El Cajon Police Held Vaping Device: PD

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