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Thursday, Nov 29, 2018 at 12:45 AM PST

VA Tells Capitol It Won't Repay Underpaid GI Bill Recipients

VA Tells Capitol It Won't Repay Underpaid GI Bill Recipients

The Department of Veterans Affairs told congressional staffers that it will not reimburse veterans who have been paid less than they were owed after student veterans across the country said they have received...

Monday, Nov 26, 2018 at 02:15 PM PST

300 Troops Shift to California for Border Duty

300 Troops Shift to California for Border Duty

Troops who had been deployed in south Texas and Arizona as part of a border security mission have been moved to California.

Monday, Nov 26, 2018 at 08:46 AM PST

Army Sergeant From Washington State Killed in Afghanistan

Army Sergeant From Washington State Killed in Afghanistan

Army Sgt. Leandro A.S. Jasso died Saturday in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, while supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel.

Thursday, Nov 22, 2018 at 11:23 PM PST

Governor Pardons Vista Veteran Caught Stealing a Bike as a Teen

Governor Pardons Vista Veteran Caught Stealing a Bike as a Teen

As one of his last acts in office Governor Jerry Brown granted a handful of pardons to ex-convicts across the state. A recipient of one of the pardons is a Vista veteran who was convicted of a “stupid” crime...

Thursday, Nov 22, 2018 at 11:27 PM PST

Couple's 20-Year Tradition is Hosting Marines for Thanksgiving Dinner

Couple's 20-Year Tradition is Hosting Marines for Thanksgiving Dinner

For the past 20 years, Tweet and Rex Edmunds have been hosting two Marines at their home for Thanksgiving dinner.

Thursday, Nov 22, 2018 at 07:42 AM PST

'1K Points of Light:’ Purple Heart Vet Preps Feast for Vets

'1K Points of Light:’ Purple Heart Vet Preps Feast for Vets

Volunteers spent Wednesday night prepping all the fixings for a big Thanksgiving feast for North County veterans, but for one volunteer it’s about more than just providing food.

Wednesday, Nov 21, 2018 at 11:26 PM PST

National Guard Brigade Returns Just In Time for Thanksgiving

National Guard Brigade Returns Just In Time for Thanksgiving

Countless deployed military personnel won’t get to celebrate Thanksgiving with family, which gives the United States National Guard 79th Infantry Brigade Combat Team all the more reason to cherish their...

Wednesday, Nov 21, 2018 at 08:03 AM PST

Troops Are Getting a Lot More Thanksgiving Food This Year

Troops Are Getting a Lot More Thanksgiving Food This Year

There will be more than 12 times as many pies heading to U.S. troops deployed away from their loved ones this Thanksgiving — a total of 81,360 versus last year's pie count of 6,288. Traditionally, the...

Wednesday, Nov 21, 2018 at 08:02 PM PST

106-Year-Old Pearl Harbor Vet Dies in San Diego

106-Year-Old Pearl Harbor Vet Dies in San Diego

Ray Chavez, the oldest veteran survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor, died in San Diego Wednesday, his loved ones confirmed.

Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018 at 09:44 AM PST

Witness to Fallen Marine's Heroism Vows To Share Story All Her Life

Witness to Fallen Marine's Heroism Vows To Share Story All Her Life

A witness to a Marine's act of heroism just two months before his tragic death recounted the incident to NBC 7 and explained why she thinks the man should always be remembered.

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NBC 7’s Bridget Naso comes from a military family and has extensively covered San Diego’s military community. Send her suggestions for stories or features via email and watch her reports weekdays on NBC 7 News at 4, 5, and 6.

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