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Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 at 05:29 PM PDT

US Allies Turn to China For Buying Drones

US Allies Turn to China For Buying Drones

NBC 7's Bridget Naso reports how the U.S. faces competition from China when it comes to selling drones to allies.

Sunday, Jul 16, 2017 at 12:34 PM PDT

Veterans Ride Through North County With WWP

Veterans Ride Through North County With WWP

Dozens of veterans rode through North County as part of the Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride Saturday.

Sunday, Jul 16, 2017 at 08:15 AM PDT

Navy Corpsman Saves Wife's Life at Expense of Own in Crash

Navy Corpsman Saves Wife's Life at Expense of Own in Crash

A San Diego Navy Corpsman and father riding a motorcycle with his wife in Chula Vista pushed his wife off the back as he lost control of the bike, saving her life at the expense of his own.

Sunday, Jul 16, 2017 at 03:24 AM PDT

Navy Destroyer Named After Local WWII Hero

Navy Destroyer Named After Local WWII Hero

USS John Finn was commissioned in Hawaii Saturday, honoring a San Diego Chief Aviation Ordinanceman who served in World War II.

Friday, Jul 14, 2017 at 08:55 AM PDT

SoCal Service Members Among Those Killed in Military Transport Plane Crash

SoCal Service Members Among Those Killed in Military Transport Plane Crash

Three service members with ties to Southern California were among 16 killed Monday when a military transport aircraft crashed in Mississippi.

Friday, Jul 14, 2017 at 05:15 AM PDT

Iraqi Facing Deportation After Aiding Military Takes Refuge

Iraqi Facing Deportation After Aiding Military Takes Refuge

Kadhim Al-bumohammed, who arrived as a refugee in the early 1990s, worked as a linguist contractor with all four branches of the U.S. military from 2004 to 2009 in Fort Irwin, California

Thursday, Jul 13, 2017 at 07:15 AM PDT

House Deal Could Mean Big Expansion of GI Bill

House Deal Could Mean Big Expansion of GI Bill

The education benefits would take effect for enlistees who begin using their GI Bill money next year.

Saturday, Jul 8, 2017 at 10:22 AM PDT

USS Fitzgerald Sailors Laid to Rest in San Diego

USS Fitzgerald Sailors Laid to Rest in San Diego

Two U.S. Navy sailors among the seven killed in last month's USS Fitzgerald collision will be laid to rest in San Diego over the next couple of days.

Friday, Jul 7, 2017 at 10:24 AM PDT

VA Publishes List of Disciplinary Action Against Employees

VA Publishes List of Disciplinary Action Against Employees

The Department of Veterans Affairs is posting a weekly list of disciplinary actions taken against its employees, part of an overhaul effort pushed by President Donald Trump.

Wednesday, Jul 5, 2017 at 11:59 AM PDT

USS Gabrielle Giffords Arrives in San Diego

USS Gabrielle Giffords Arrives in San Diego

USS Gabrielle Giffords arrived Wednesday at Naval Base San Diego, completing her first voyage to her homeport.

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