Stories highlighting our everyday heroes in uniform

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.

Tuesday, Jan 14, 2014 at 07:12 AM 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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Missing Berkeley Student Fatally Struck by Car: Police

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DOJ Files Appeal of Hold on Immigration Action

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