Stories highlighting our everyday heroes in uniform

Wednesday, Jan 22, 2014 at 07:55 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 02:42 PM 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 09:22 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 07:32 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 07:49 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.

Tuesday, Jan 14, 2014 at 02:32 PM PST

Salute: Marines Deploying to Afghanistan

Salute: Marines Deploying to Afghanistan

This morning in our Salute to Service we salute the 140 Camp Pendleton Marines who said goodbye to friends and family Monday.

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Plane Crash Hero Recounts Fiery Rescue

Plane Crash Hero Recounts Fiery Rescue

A Good Samaritan who rushed to the aid of two people after a small airplane crashed in a Kearny Mesa parking lot said he reacted quickly because he wasn’t about to watch two people die before his eyes.

Realtor Used Code Words to Plan Sex With Girl, 13

Realtor Used Code Words to Plan Sex With Girl, 13

A San Diego realtor admitted to paying for sex with a 13-year-old girl, using “bookstore” and “library” as code words to arrange meet-ups, according to his plea agreement released Thursday.

2 Dead in East County Boat Accident

2 Dead in East County Boat Accident

Two people are dead after a boating accident at El Capitan Reservoir in San Diego's East County, according to San Diego County Sheriff's officials.

What Chelsea King's Killer Looks Like Now

What Chelsea King's Killer Looks Like Now

The man whose face – and scowl – San Diegans will forever remember in connection to the murders of two teens looks different these days – a stark contrast to his appearance in 2010.

Amended Lawsuit: Zahau Beaten, Pushed Off Balcony

Amended Lawsuit: Zahau Beaten, Pushed Off Balcony

A $10 million civil lawsuit claiming Rebecca Zahau’s death was a murder, not a suicide, has been amended to allege that three people conspired to kill her, beating, gagging and strangling Zahau before...

Man Denies Creating Phony Fundraiser in Slain Officer's Name

Man Denies Creating Phony Fundraiser in Slain Officer's Name

The Escondido man suspected of using a police officer’s death to create a bogus fundraising website has pleaded not guilty to charges against him.