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Saturday, Jun 16, 2018

Saying Thank You with the American Flag

Saying Thank You with the American Flag

You can hear them marching to Emmanuel Reyes’ Rancho Peñasquitos home Saturday from a block away. A troop of Young Marines — the youth organization that emphasizes values such as teamwork and respect — was...

Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018

Hundreds of Calif. US Service Members Still Unaccounted for From Korean War

Hundreds of Calif. US Service Members Still Unaccounted for From Korean War

Of the nearly 7,800 United States service members who remain unaccounted for from the Korean War, 593 were from California, according to the Department of Defense.

Saturday, Jun 9, 2018

Marine Awarded Medal for Heroism for Saving Teen's Life at Beach

Marine Awarded Medal for Heroism for Saving Teen's Life at Beach

A Marine stationed at MCAS Miramar was given the Navy and Marine Corps Medal for Heroism for his life-saving actions at a beach in Panama City, Florida.

Friday, Jun 8, 2018

1 US Soldier Killed, 4 Wounded in Attack in Somalia

1 US Soldier Killed, 4 Wounded in Attack in Somalia

One U.S. special operations soldier was killed and four U.S. service members wounded in an "enemy attack" Friday in Somalia, the U.S. military said — casualties that are likely to put renewed scrutiny on...

Monday, May 28, 2018

Alpine Man Makes Navy Tribute Museum His Passion Project

Alpine Man Makes Navy Tribute Museum His Passion Project

The greatest military museum you've never heard of might be just a short drive away from San Diego.

Monday, May 28, 2018

Family, Friends, Servicemembers Commemorate Memorial Day

Family, Friends, Servicemembers Commemorate Memorial Day

A lone bugler stood and, as everyone was silent, played a mournful rendition of 'Taps' to mark Memorial Day. On Sunday, Miramar National Cemetery held its seventh Annual Memorial Day Service. It was an emotional

Saturday, May 26, 2018

San Marcos Soldier Dies While on Peace-Keeping Mission in Kosovo

San Marcos Soldier Dies While on Peace-Keeping Mission in Kosovo

A San Diego soldier died Thursday from a non-combat-related incident, the Department of Defense announced Friday.

Sunday, May 27, 2018

Marines Standing By to Help Evacuate Residents Threatened by Hawaii Volcano

Marines Standing By to Help Evacuate Residents Threatened by Hawaii Volcano

The Marine Corps is now on standby to potentially help residents threatened by the Kilauea volcano. At least 1,000 residents are still holding ground despite continued lava flows, a plume of ash that is...

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Marine Reunites With Stray Dogs He Adopted From Iraq

Marine Reunites With Stray Dogs He Adopted From Iraq

A local Marine was reunited Wednesday with three stray dogs he fell in love with while deployed in Iraq.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Navy Vet Escapes Crash Unharmed Months After Nearly Dying from Flu

Navy Vet Escapes Crash Unharmed Months After Nearly Dying from Flu

Navy veteran Shawn Burrough survived not one, but two potentially deadly situations this year.

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NBC 7’s Bridget Naso comes from a military family and has extensively covered San Diego’s military community.
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