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Sunday, Mar 3, 2019 at 04:06 PM PST

Marines, Sailors Reunite With Family After 8 Months

Marines, Sailors Reunite With Family After 8 Months

Servicemembers returned home after 8 months, being reunited with family at Camp Pendleton. NBC 7's Llarisa Abreu has more on the heartwarming reunions.

Friday, Mar 1, 2019 at 10:49 AM PST

John Mayer Launches Foundation Focused on Veterans

John Mayer Launches Foundation Focused on Veterans

John Mayer is launching a foundation focused on improving the health of veterans through scientific research. The Grammy-winning singer on Friday announced The Heart and Armor Foundation, which plans to...

Wednesday, Feb 27, 2019 at 05:48 PM PST

Transgender Troops Tell Congress They Excel in Military

Transgender Troops Tell Congress They Excel in Military

Transgender troops testifying for the first time to Congress on Wednesday said transitioning to another sex made them stronger, while Pentagon officials defended the Trump administration's desire to bar...

Friday, Mar 1, 2019 at 05:05 AM PST

Welcome Home 13th MEU

Welcome Home 13th MEU

Families and friends welcomed home the battalion Thursday in Del Mar.

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019 at 09:53 PM PST

USMC Investigating Viral Video of Marines Posing in Apparent Blackface

USMC Investigating Viral Video of Marines Posing in Apparent Blackface

An investigation has been launched into a viral social media post showing two San Diego based Marines, in uniform, posing in what appears to be blackface.

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019 at 10:06 AM PST

Veterans Exposed to Flaming Piles of Trash, Known as Military 'Burn Pits,' Caught in Battle with VA to Receive Medical Care

Veterans Exposed to Flaming Piles of Trash, Known as Military 'Burn Pits,' Caught in Battle with VA to Receive Medical Care

U.S. soldiers stationed in Iraq and Afghanistan believe exposure to around-the-clock trash fires on their military bases has left them with breathing problems and chronic illnesses, even years after returning...

Sunday, Feb 24, 2019 at 08:23 AM PST

Okinawa Votes in Referendum on US Military Base Relocation

Okinawa Votes in Referendum on US Military Base Relocation

The people of Okinawa voted Sunday on a plan for a U.S. military base relocation in a referendum that will send a message on how they feel about housing American troops in Japan, who many see as a burden on the...

Thursday, Feb 21, 2019 at 09:38 PM PST

SD Military Could Be Biggest Loser in Trump's Emergency Declaration

SD Military Could Be Biggest Loser in Trump's Emergency Declaration

One of the biggest losers in President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration could be San Diego's military community.

Sunday, Mar 3, 2019 at 04:01 PM PST

Veteran Who Inspired Honor Flight San Diego Dies at 95

Veteran Who Inspired Honor Flight San Diego Dies at 95

The veteran that inspired a local program that has helped hundreds visit national memorials and honor servicemembers throughout history died Sunday.

Monday, Feb 18, 2019 at 09:20 AM PST

Sailor in Iconic WWII Times Square Kiss Photo Dies at 95

Sailor in Iconic WWII Times Square Kiss Photo Dies at 95

The ecstatic sailor shown kissing a woman in Times Square celebrating the end of World War II died Sunday. George Mendonsa was 95.

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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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