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Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 08:24 AM PST

VA Seeks to Reduce GI Bill Payment Delays After IT Woes

VA Seeks to Reduce GI Bill Payment Delays After IT Woes

The Department of Veterans Affairs said Thursday that any delay is unacceptable.

Monday, Nov 12, 2018 at 06:03 PM PST

100 Years After WWI Armistice at Mt. Soledad

100 Years After WWI Armistice at Mt. Soledad

World War I ended 100 years ago Sunday, and the Mt. Soledad Memorial Association held special dedications for the cease fire anniversary.

Monday, Nov 12, 2018 at 01:38 PM PST

Navy Sailors Serve Meals to 102-Year-Old Marine Veteran

Navy Sailors Serve Meals to 102-Year-Old Marine Veteran

Ruth Gallivan, who is 102 years old, joined the military in 1945 and worked as a civil servant for 30 years in Miramar. She is one of several military veterans who receive two meals every day through Meals on...

Monday, Nov 12, 2018 at 12:20 PM PST

Veterans Not Getting GI Bill Benefits Due to IT Issues at VA

Veterans Not Getting GI Bill Benefits Due to IT Issues at VA

The Department of Veterans Affairs is suffering from a series of information technology glitches that has caused GI Bill benefit payments covering education and housing to be delayed or, in some cases, never...

Monday, Nov 12, 2018 at 02:10 AM PST

US Jet Crashes in 2nd Accident Involving US Carrier This Month

US Jet Crashes in 2nd Accident Involving US Carrier This Month

A U.S. combat jet from the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan crashed into the sea northeast of the Philippines on Monday, but its two pilots were rescued safely. The U.S. Navy's 7th Fleet said the F/A-18...

Sunday, Nov 11, 2018 at 02:50 PM PST

DOD Grants UCSD $3M to Study Binge Eating in Veterans

DOD Grants UCSD $3M to Study Binge Eating in Veterans

UC San Diego was given $3 million by the Department of Defense to study binge eating in veterans.

Saturday, Nov 10, 2018 at 10:35 PM PST

San Diegans Celebrate Veterans Day with Parade, Salute to Service

San Diegans Celebrate Veterans Day with Parade, Salute to Service

The annual San Diego Veterans Day Parade on Saturday kicked off a weekend-long celebration of the men and women who proudly served our country.

Friday, Nov 9, 2018 at 08:38 PM PST

DoD Insists Troops at Border Are There Only to Support CBP

DoD Insists Troops at Border Are There Only to Support CBP

The U.S. Military insists that thousands of troops currently stationed along our southern border are there simply to help Customs and Border Protection and nothing else.

Friday, Nov 9, 2018 at 05:54 PM PST

Shooting Victim Killed Days Before Completing Patriotic Run

Shooting Victim Killed Days Before Completing Patriotic Run

A Marine veteran among 11 killed by a gunman at the Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks on Wednesday was just days away from completing the final leg of a patriotic cross-country relay run in San Diego.

Friday, Nov 9, 2018 at 03:43 PM PST

Exhibit Explores Wreckage of Sunken WWI Ship USS San Diego

Exhibit Explores Wreckage of Sunken WWI Ship USS San Diego

A new exhibit to explore how USS San Diego sank — the only World War I vessel to sink during the war — has opened at the National Museum of the U.S. Navy in Washington, D.C.

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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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