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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Convicted Killer's Son Remains Conflicted

Convicted Killer's Son Remains Conflicted

The son of an Iraqi immigrant convicted of killing his wife said he remains conflicted on the high-profile case that ended in San Diego earlier this week with a guilty verdict, adding that he still loves...

2 Passengers Killed in Suspected DUI Crash

2 Passengers Killed in Suspected DUI Crash

Two people were killed in a suspected DUI crash on Interstate 8 in the East County Saturday morning, officials confirmed.

Mom Accidentally Runs Over Toddler

Mom Accidentally Runs Over Toddler

A 2-year-old boy was injured Saturday in San Diego’s Loma Portal area after the child’s mother accidentally ran over him while backing out of a driveway, officials confirmed.

Paraglider Crashes into Cliffs at Black's Beach

Paraglider Crashes into Cliffs at Black's Beach

A person is injured after a glider crashes at Black's Beach, just north of La Jolla.

YouTube Star Fights Immigration Battle for Mom

YouTube Star Fights Immigration Battle for Mom

Several years ago, a San Diego man’s touching YouTube duet with his young daughter captured the hearts of America and catapulted him to instant fame. Today, the viral star is using his voice to...

Cab Driver Hit Several Times After Head-On Collision

Cab Driver Hit Several Times After Head-On Collision

A taxi cab driver was killed near Old Town San Diego early Saturday morning after being run over several times by oncoming traffic, just after a wrong-way driver plowed into his cab.