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Nov 29, 2018

WWI Guardsman Honored with Posthumous Purple Heart

WWI Guardsman Honored with Posthumous Purple Heart

More than 100 years after he was killed in action, a World War I veteran was posthumously awarded the Purple Heart on Thursday by the U.S. Coast Guard.

Nov 22, 2018

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.

Nov 22, 2018

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”...

Nov 22, 2018

'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.

Nov 21, 2018

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...

Nov 20, 2018

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.

Nov 19, 2018

Remains of Marine Killed in WWII Come Home Nearly 75 Years Later

Remains of Marine Killed in WWII Come Home Nearly 75 Years Later

The long journey home for United State Marine Corps Sergeant Millard Odom has finally come to an end.

Nov 20, 2018

Sen. Harris Calls Border Deployments 'Demonstration for TV Cameras'

Sen. Harris Calls Border Deployments 'Demonstration for TV Cameras'

California Senator Kamala Harris said the deployment of military forces to the U.S.-Mexico border is a political stunt orchestrated by President Donald Trump for TV. cameras.

Nov 19, 2018

CBP Halts Traffic into US at San Ysidro POE

CBP Halts Traffic into US at San Ysidro POE

Lanes into the United States from Mexico have been temporarily shut down at the San Ysidro Port of Entry as crews secure the border in response to a caravan of thousands of migrants from Central America.

Nov 20, 2018

MCRD Drill Instructor Dies in Motorcycle Crash

MCRD Drill Instructor Dies in Motorcycle Crash

A Marine drill instructor was killed in a motorcycle crash Friday evening, military officials said.

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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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