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Monday, Jun 19, 2017 at 06:52 AM PDT

San Diego Sailors ID'd as Victims in USS Fitzgerald Crash

San Diego Sailors ID'd as Victims in USS Fitzgerald Crash

Two of the seven missing sailors whose bodies were found inside flooded berth compartments of the USS Fitzgerald after a collision with a merchant vessel were from San Diego, the Navy confirmed Sunday.

Thursday, Jun 15, 2017 at 01:26 PM PDT

Military Tribute Unveiled in Mission Valley's Civita Park

Military Tribute Unveiled in Mission Valley's Civita Park

The monument features a 100-foot flagpole displaying the American flag, surrounded by the flags of all five branches of the service.

Tuesday, Jun 13, 2017 at 11:07 PM PDT

Local Veterans Increasingly Choosing Burials at Sea

Local Veterans Increasingly Choosing Burials at Sea

San Diego is one of only five places in the U.S. where Navy ships embark for burials at sea. NBC 7's Bridget Naso has the story

Saturday, Jun 17, 2017 at 04:35 PM PDT

More Veterans Choose Burials at Sea

More Veterans Choose Burials at Sea

Veterans and their spouses are increasingly choosing to be buried at sea as their final resting place in San Diego.

Tuesday, Jun 13, 2017 at 03:56 PM PDT

Victim in Mall Shooting Identified as Navy Service Member

Victim in Mall Shooting Identified as Navy Service Member

The victim killed in a shooting at Horton Plaza over the weekend was identified as James Celani, an active-duty Navy service member. His friends described Celani as intelligent and mild mannered. NBC 7's Bridget...

Sunday, Jun 11, 2017 at 11:42 AM PDT

USS Gabrielle Giffords to Be Homeported in San Diego

USS Gabrielle Giffords to Be Homeported in San Diego

The USS Gabrielle Giffords, the Navy’s newest Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) will soon be on its way to San Diego.

Friday, Jun 9, 2017 at 08:53 PM PDT

'We Talked to His Boss': Wife of Navy SEAL-Turned Porn Actor

'We Talked to His Boss': Wife of Navy SEAL-Turned Porn Actor

The wife of a decorated U.S. Navy SEAL who moonlighted as a porn actor said that when details of her husband’s career in adult films surfaced, he spoke to his superiors about it right away.

Tuesday, Jun 6, 2017 at 07:14 PM PDT

U.S. Forces, Coalition Battle to Retake Raqqa from ISIS

U.S. Forces, Coalition Battle to Retake Raqqa from ISIS

General James Mattis said that the goal of the campaign is to wipe out ISIS in the area. NBC 7's Bridget Naso has more.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 11:39 PM PDT

90 Killed, 400 Injured in Suicide Bomb Attack in Kabul

90 Killed, 400 Injured in Suicide Bomb Attack in Kabul

At least 90 people were killed from a truck bomb in Kabul, Afghanistan. NBC 7's Bridget Naso has more on how this attack could impact American troops.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 09:00 AM PDT

Navy SEAL, Leap Frogs Member Killed in NJ Identified

Navy SEAL, Leap Frogs Member Killed in NJ Identified

The Navy SEAL and Leap Frogs team member killed by a parachute malfunction Sunday in New Jersey has been identified as Remington Peters.

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