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Thursday, Jul 27, 2017 at 07:57 PM PDT

Service Members Naturalized Aboard USS Rafael Peralta

Service Members Naturalized Aboard USS Rafael Peralta

Ten service members from nine countries became U.S. citizens aboard the U.S. Navy's newly minted guided-missile destroyer.

Thursday, Jul 27, 2017 at 08:18 AM PDT

Naturalization Ceremony Honors Navy Cross Recipient

Naturalization Ceremony Honors Navy Cross Recipient

NBC 7's Liberty Zabala reports on the event scheduled for Thursday in honor of fallen U.S. Marine Sgt. Rafael Peralta. The Navy Cross recipient  was not born in this country but dedicated his life to...

Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017 at 07:54 PM PDT

Transgender Marine Vet Vows to Keep Fighting Amid Ban

Transgender Marine Vet Vows to Keep Fighting Amid Ban

"Years of service could mean nothing," said Kiaya Bender, a transgender Marine veteran

Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017 at 07:33 PM PDT

Locals Speak Out on President Trump's Trans Ban

Locals Speak Out on President Trump's Trans Ban

The surprise announcement drew immediate support and criticism across the region.

Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017 at 07:10 PM PDT

Local Marine Killed in Iraq Honored With Special Day

Local Marine Killed in Iraq Honored With Special Day

From now on, July 25 will be Sgt. Peralta Day in the City of San Diego to honor the fallen marine. Rafael Peralta was posthumously awarded the purple heart and and other medals, after he was killed by a grenade...

Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017 at 05:52 PM PDT

'Joggin' for Frogmen' 5K Race Benefits Navy Seal Foundation

'Joggin' for Frogmen' 5K Race Benefits Navy Seal Foundation

A 5K race will be held at the Naval Training Center Park at Liberty Station. The run will benefit the Navy Seal Foundation and support our military families.

Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017 at 07:10 PM PDT

San Diego to Proclaim July 25 to be Sgt Peralta Day

San Diego to Proclaim July 25 to be Sgt Peralta Day

The San Diego City Council has proclaimed Tuesday to be Sgt. Rafael Peralta Day.

Monday, Jul 24, 2017 at 10:19 AM PDT

Wounded Warrior Climbs Mountains to Raise Funds

Wounded Warrior Climbs Mountains to Raise Funds

NBC 7 Bridget Naso reports.

Monday, Jul 24, 2017 at 10:23 AM PDT

Marine Veteran Who Lost Leg Climbs to Help Others

Marine Veteran Who Lost Leg Climbs to Help Others

A Marine veteran who lost his leg in Afghanistan is on a mission to change other people's lives for the better.

Friday, Jul 21, 2017 at 07:25 AM PDT

Volunteer Talks About Need for Stand Down

Volunteer Talks About Need for Stand Down

NBC 7 Gaby Rodriguez talks with longtime volunteer Bill Glover at the 30th annual Stand Down for Veterans event in San Diego.

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