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Monday, May 29, 2017 at 06:40 AM PDT

Parachute Malfunction Kills Navy SEAL and Leap Frogs Member

Parachute Malfunction Kills Navy SEAL and Leap Frogs Member

A Navy SEAL and member of the Navy’s elite parachute team, the Leap Frogs, based in San Diego, was killed Sunday after a parachute malfunction during an aerial demonstration at Liberty State Park in New Jersey.

Monday, May 29, 2017 at 04:32 PM PDT

'He's Home At Last': Navy Pilot Buried at Ft. Rosecrans

'He's Home At Last': Navy Pilot Buried at Ft. Rosecrans

A fallen Navy pilot shot down in Vietnam 51 years ago was finally laid to rest at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery Sunday.

Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 08:35 PM PDT

Your Corner: A Permanent Place for Names of the Fallen

Your Corner: A Permanent Place for Names of the Fallen

The City of Chula Vista has named seven streets after veterans who died in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 07:35 PM PDT

Volunteers Place Flags at Fort Rosecrans

Volunteers Place Flags at Fort Rosecrans

Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery invites the public every Memorial Day Weekend to place American flags at the gravesites of fallen servicemen and women.

Friday, May 26, 2017 at 08:23 PM PDT

Vietnam Pilot's Remains Return to San Diego for Burial

Vietnam Pilot's Remains Return to San Diego for Burial

More than half a century later, a local family is finally getting closure over the death of a beloved Navy pilot who served in the Vietnam war.

Monday, May 29, 2017 at 07:35 AM PDT

Memorial Day Weekend Ceremonies in San Diego

Memorial Day Weekend Ceremonies in San Diego

On Memorial Day, we remember our U.S. military service members who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. In San Diego, you can visit several sites this holiday weekend to pay your respects.

Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 08:05 AM PDT

Free Gas Promotion Offered to Military & Vets

Free Gas Promotion Offered to Military & Vets

An Oceanside gas station is offering free gas Thursday morning to active military and veterans.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 11:01 PM PDT

11th MEU Leadership Share Insight Into Role in Deployment

11th MEU Leadership Share Insight Into Role in Deployment

The leadership of the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit shared new insight into the role they played in the war on terror. NBC 7’s Bridget Naso has the story.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 11:37 PM PDT

Marine Unit Leaders Share Insight Into Role in Syria

Marine Unit Leaders Share Insight Into Role in Syria

The leadership of the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit shared new insight into its recent involvement in the war on terror and how it responded to global threats while serving in the Pacific and Middle East...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 11:02 AM PDT

Ready to Serve: Businesses Find Vets Are Dedicated, Capable

Ready to Serve: Businesses Find Vets Are Dedicated, Capable

Many small businesses make it a point to hire veterans. Often the owners have military experience themselves, and believe that years in the service make people dependable and industrious workers.

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