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Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017 at 07:28 PM PST

The Impact of Trump's Defense Boost on San Diego

The Impact of Trump's Defense Boost on San Diego

President Trump announced Tuesday that he is going to ask Congress to increase the Pentagon’s budget in the next fiscal year by $54 billion.

Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 at 12:29 PM PST

San Diego Is Now a 'Coast Guard City'

San Diego Is Now a 'Coast Guard City'

San Diego is now a Coast Guard City - an honor bestowed to only 20 other cities.

Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 at 07:54 AM PST

San Diego to Be Designated a Coast Guard City

San Diego to Be Designated a Coast Guard City

San Diego will be designated a Coast Guard City, a designation that will allow the city to erect monuments to the Coast Guard, organize civic celebrations and offer special recognition and support U.S. Coast Guard morale, welfare and recreational initiatives. NBC 7's Elena Gomez reports.

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 09:41 PM PST

Purple Heart Memorial Unveiled at Camp Pendleton

Purple Heart Memorial Unveiled at Camp Pendleton

Some of the most decorated Marines were honored Wednesday during the unveiling of a memorial at Camp Pendleton.

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 at 07:23 PM PST

West 2017 Conference Brings Navy, Defense Industry Together

West 2017 Conference Brings Navy, Defense Industry Together

One conference attendee, a retired Air Force colonel now working in the private industry, says that President Trump's presidency is good for the industry, and that he understand defense's role in the GDP. NBC 7's Bridget Naso has more.

Sunday, Feb 19, 2017 at 11:01 PM PST

USS Carl Vinson Begins Operations in South China Sea

USS Carl Vinson Begins Operations in South China Sea

The USS Carl Vinson, which is homeported at North Island in San Diego, began routine operations in the South China Sea on February 18.

Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 at 05:00 PM PST

Local Rep. Pushing for Food Assistance for Military Families

Local Rep. Pushing for Food Assistance for Military Families

A bill that could open access to food supplements for military families was reintroduced to Congress by a local representative on Tuesday.

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017 at 07:22 PM PST

Medical Marijuana Tested to Treat Veterans With PTSD

Medical Marijuana Tested to Treat Veterans With PTSD

The Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies has started to evaluate the use of medical marijuana as treatment for veterans with PTSD. NBC 7’s Bridget Naso speaks with a local veteran who shares her experience.

Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 at 06:01 PM PST

Iraqi Military Claims Operation Eliminated 80 ISIS Militants

Iraqi Military Claims Operation Eliminated 80 ISIS Militants

NBC 7's Bridget Naso has the latest details on the strike.

Thursday, Feb 9, 2017 at 05:27 PM PST

Top US General: More Troops Needed in Afghanistan

Top US General: More Troops Needed in Afghanistan

A few thousand more troops are needed to help end the stalemate in Afghanistan, according to a senior U.S. military commander who also told lawmakers Thursday that Russian meddling is complicating the counterte...

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