Stories highlighting our everyday heroes in uniform

Friday, Jan 10, 2014 at 11:10 AM PST

Salute to Service: Cpl. Dennis Cox

Salute to Service: Cpl. Dennis Cox

Salute to Service honors Marine Corporal Dennis Cox, who, inspired by the events of September 11th, joined the Marines at the age of 18. Cox works as a Scout Sniper, helping to keep his fellow Marines safe...

Thursday, Jan 9, 2014 at 08:10 AM PST

Salute to Service: Dequane Landrum

Salute to Service: Dequane Landrum

NBC 7’s Salute to Service segment highlights Army Specialist Dequane Landrum, is a member of the Combat Repair Team at Forward Operating Base Walton in southern Afghanistan. He's on his first deployment...

Thursday, Jan 9, 2014 at 08:11 AM PST

Salute to Service: USS Kidd and USS Pinckney

Salute to Service: USS Kidd and USS Pinckney

The USS Kidd and USS Pinckney left San Diego for a 7-month deployment on Jan. 7, 2014. This Salute to Service honors those 600 sailor aboard those ships.

Tuesday, Jan 7, 2014 at 11:10 AM PST

Salute to Service: Soldiers of the 2nd Cavalry Regiment

Salute to Service: Soldiers of the 2nd Cavalry Regiment

For Tuesday's Salute to Service, we salute the soldiers of the 2nd Cavalry Regiment and their training of non-commissioned officers in the Afghan National Army. NBC 7's Jason Austell reports.

Friday, Jan 3, 2014 at 08:15 AM PST

Salute to Service: Vice Admiral Robin Braun

Salute to Service: Vice Admiral Robin Braun

Over the holidays Admiral Robin Braun traveled to Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan for an "All Hands" call with some of the Navy Reservists there. Her message was one of gratitude and encouragement to...

Friday, Jan 3, 2014 at 08:13 AM PST

Salute to Service: Marines Deployed to Forward Operating Base Erevdi

Salute to Service: Marines Deployed to Forward Operating Base Erevdi

The first salute to service of 2014 is for the Marines who are deployed to Forward Operating Base Erevdi in Afghanistan. Those Marines spent Christmas day at their remote base without their families and without...

Tuesday, Dec 31, 2013 at 10:55 AM PST

Salute to Service: Ryan Clemons

Salute to Service: Ryan Clemons

After a 10-month deployment, U.S. Navy sailor Ryan Clemons reunited with his family in San Diego just in time to ring in the New Year. The Clemons family plans to celebrate a belated Christmas now that...

Monday, Dec 30, 2013 at 02:31 PM PST

Salute: Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 361

Salute: Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 361

In our Salute to Service we salute "Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 361."

Friday, Dec 27, 2013 at 09:19 AM PST

Salute: Todd Nicodemus

Salute: Todd Nicodemus

In our salute to service we salute "CWO4" Todd Nicodemus.

Thursday, Dec 26, 2013 at 09:01 AM PST

Salute: 379th Aerospace Ground Equipment

Salute: 379th Aerospace Ground Equipment

In our Salute to Service we salute the Airmen who make up the 379th Aerospace Ground Equipment maintainers.

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