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Saturday, Feb 6, 2016 at 11:22 PM PST

Building Begins for Double Amputee Marine's New Home

Building Begins for Double Amputee Marine's New Home

A United States Marine—who lost both legs in combat—will soon be getting a new, custom-built home in Valley Center.

Friday, Feb 5, 2016 at 03:20 PM PST

US, Japanese Soldiers Train Together at Camp Pendleton

US, Japanese Soldiers Train Together at Camp Pendleton

Japanese soldiers and US Marines have been training together for the last two weeks at Camp Pendleton to refine individual and small unit skills.

Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016 at 08:47 PM PST

Defense Secretary Talks Budget During San Diego Trip

Defense Secretary Talks Budget During San Diego Trip

This visit for Defense Secretary Ashton Carter was centered on showing sailors and Marines that he is asking for the innovative tools and equipment they need to do their job in his newly proposed defense budget....

Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016 at 10:14 PM PST

San Diego Launches 'Housing Our Heroes' Program

San Diego Launches 'Housing Our Heroes' Program

Mayor Kevin Faulconer kicked off the campaign Wednesday at an apartment complex in Sherman Heights.

Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016 at 02:52 PM PST

U.S. Generals: Women Should Have to Register for Draft

U.S. Generals: Women Should Have to Register for Draft

The top Army and Marine Corps generals told senators Tuesday that it will take up to three years to fully integrate women into all combat jobs, adding that women also should have to register for the draft.

Monday, Feb 1, 2016 at 07:21 PM PST

Female Veteran on Brink of Homelessness Gets Help

Female Veteran on Brink of Homelessness Gets Help

Female veterans are among a growing group of people experiencing homelessness, one non profit says.

Monday, Feb 1, 2016 at 11:46 PM PST

Fort Rosecrans Graves Damaged by Fallen Tree

Fort Rosecrans Graves Damaged by Fallen Tree

A falling tree damaged several grave sites at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery.

Friday, Jan 29, 2016 at 01:03 PM PST

Lieutenant Commander Imprisoned for Bribes in Navy Scandal

Lieutenant Commander Imprisoned for Bribes in Navy Scandal

Todd Dale Malaki, 44, of Oxnard pleaded guilty in April to one count of conspiracy to commit bribery.

Thursday, Jan 28, 2016 at 06:34 PM PST

Navy Cmdr. Admits to Taking Cash, Prostitutes as Bribes

Navy Cmdr. Admits to Taking Cash, Prostitutes as Bribes

A U.S. Navy commander admitted Thursday to accepting cash, prostitutes and other bribes in exchange for giving classified ship schedules to a Malaysian defense contractor at the center of a widespread Navy...

Tuesday, Jan 26, 2016 at 09:03 PM PST

No Shots, Injuries in NMCSD Lockdown: Navy

No Shots, Injuries in NMCSD Lockdown: Navy

Reports of an active shooter at Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD) Tuesday morning led to a lengthy lockdown of the military facility, but U.S. Navy officials confirmed no injuries were reported and...

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