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Friday, Aug 11, 2017 at 09:23 PM PDT

2 Former Executives Sentenced in Navy Bribery Scandal

2 Former Executives Sentenced in Navy Bribery Scandal

Two former Singapore executives for foreign defense contractor Glenn Defense Marine Asia (GDMA) were sentenced Friday for their involvement in a multi-million dollar Navy bribery scheme.

Friday, Aug 11, 2017 at 11:34 AM PDT

USMC Orders 'Operational Reset' After Osprey Crash Off Australia

USMC Orders 'Operational Reset' After Osprey Crash Off Australia

The U.S. Marine Corps commandant has ordered a 24-hour stand down of all flight operations or "an operational reset," USMC officials confirmed Friday.

Thursday, Aug 10, 2017 at 05:42 PM PDT

HS Football Player Dies When Log Falls in Teambuilding Drill

HS Football Player Dies When Log Falls in Teambuilding Drill

A high school football player performing a drill used by the U.S. Navy SEALs for conditioning was killed Thursday when the log he and teammates were carrying fatally struck him in the head, police said. Joshua...

Thursday, Aug 10, 2017 at 11:41 AM PDT

US Marine Awarded for Saving Man Near Camp Pendleton

US Marine Awarded for Saving Man Near Camp Pendleton

A U.S. Marine was honored for pulling a man from a burning vehicle and saving his life on his way to Camp Pendleton in Oceanside.

Thursday, Aug 10, 2017 at 02:37 PM PDT

NAS North Island Names New Building After 102-Year-Old Veteran

NAS North Island Names New Building After 102-Year-Old Veteran

Andrew Mills Hall will house E-4 and below personnel who live on ships home ported at North Island.

Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017 at 03:27 PM PDT

USMC Eyes Plan to Put Women in West Coast Combat Training

USMC Eyes Plan to Put Women in West Coast Combat Training

The U.S. Marine Corps for the first time is eyeing a plan to let women attend what has been male-only combat training in Southern California.

Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017 at 01:19 PM PDT

Camp Pendleton Marine Killed in Crash off Australia

Camp Pendleton Marine Killed in Crash off Australia

A Camp Pendleton-based U.S. Marine was identified Tuesday as one of the victims in the fatal aircraft crash off the east coast of Australia.

Monday, Aug 7, 2017 at 08:44 AM PDT

Tree Kills US Marine During Morning PT

Tree Kills US Marine During Morning PT

A Camp Pendleton Marine was killed onboard Camp Pendleton Friday, officials confirmed.

Saturday, Jul 29, 2017 at 06:40 PM PDT

'Character and Virtue': USS Rafael Peralta Commissioned

'Character and Virtue': USS Rafael Peralta Commissioned

The U.S. Navy’s newest guided-missile destroyer, USS Peralta, named for fallen U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Rafael Peralta, was commissioned in San Diego Saturday.

Friday, Jul 28, 2017 at 08:38 AM PDT

Unidentified Remains to Be Identified by US Military, Forensic Anthropologists

Unidentified Remains to Be Identified by US Military, Forensic Anthropologists

The remains of what are believed to be 24 American servicemen killed on a Pacific island during World War II have been returned to the U.S. for identification.

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