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Thursday, Aug 10, 2017 at 11:41 AM PDT

US Marine Awarded for Saving Man Near Camp Pendleton

US Marine Awarded for Saving Man Near Camp Pendleton

A U.S. Marine was honored for pulling a man from a burning vehicle and saving his life on his way to Camp Pendleton in Oceanside.

Thursday, Aug 10, 2017 at 02:37 PM PDT

NAS North Island Names New Building After 102-Year-Old Veteran

NAS North Island Names New Building After 102-Year-Old Veteran

Andrew Mills Hall will house E-4 and below personnel who live on ships home ported at North Island.

Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017 at 03:27 PM PDT

USMC Eyes Plan to Put Women in West Coast Combat Training

USMC Eyes Plan to Put Women in West Coast Combat Training

The U.S. Marine Corps for the first time is eyeing a plan to let women attend what has been male-only combat training in Southern California.

Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017 at 01:19 PM PDT

Camp Pendleton Marine Killed in Crash off Australia

Camp Pendleton Marine Killed in Crash off Australia

A Camp Pendleton-based U.S. Marine was identified Tuesday as one of the victims in the fatal aircraft crash off the east coast of Australia.

Monday, Aug 7, 2017 at 08:44 AM PDT

Tree Kills US Marine During Morning PT

Tree Kills US Marine During Morning PT

A Camp Pendleton Marine was killed onboard Camp Pendleton Friday, officials confirmed.

Saturday, Jul 29, 2017 at 06:40 PM PDT

'Character and Virtue': USS Rafael Peralta Commissioned

'Character and Virtue': USS Rafael Peralta Commissioned

The U.S. Navy’s newest guided-missile destroyer, USS Peralta, named for fallen U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Rafael Peralta, was commissioned in San Diego Saturday.

Friday, Jul 28, 2017 at 08:38 AM PDT

Unidentified Remains to Be Identified by US Military, Forensic Anthropologists

Unidentified Remains to Be Identified by US Military, Forensic Anthropologists

The remains of what are believed to be 24 American servicemen killed on a Pacific island during World War II have been returned to the U.S. for identification.

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

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