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Jun 7, 2019

Judge Refuses to Toss SEAL Chief's War Crimes Case Over Misconduct Claims

Judge Refuses to Toss SEAL Chief's War Crimes Case Over Misconduct Claims

A military judge refused to dismiss one of the Navy's most prominent war crimes cases Friday, only days after he removed the lead prosecutor amid allegations of misconduct.

Jun 6, 2019

3 San Diego Veterans Return to Normandy 75 Years After D-Day

3 San Diego Veterans Return to Normandy 75 Years After D-Day

Three World War II veterans from San Diego County are among the dwindling number of heroes who have returned to Normandy for commemorations marking the 75th anniversary of D-Day.

Jun 3, 2019

Judge Removes Prosecutor in SEAL Chief Gallagher's Murder Trial

Judge Removes Prosecutor in SEAL Chief Gallagher's Murder Trial

The prosecutor in the murder trial for Navy SEAL Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher has been removed from the case by a military judge.

Jun 3, 2019

Officials ID Servicemember Found Dead in Arizona

Officials ID Servicemember Found Dead in Arizona

Authorities said a military servicemember assigned to the Southwest Border Support Mission was found dead Saturday in southern Arizona.

May 31, 2019

Military Judge Frees Navy SEAL Ahead of Murder Trial

Military Judge Frees Navy SEAL Ahead of Murder Trial

Attorneys for a decorated Navy SEAL facing a murder trial in the death of an Islamic State prisoner will try again Friday to have the case dismissed after their client was unexpectedly freed from custody.

May 27, 2019

Rep. Duncan Hunter Says He's Posed With Dead Enemy

Rep. Duncan Hunter Says He's Posed With Dead Enemy

U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter of California acknowledged taking a photo with a dead combatant during his time as a Marine as he defended a Navy SEAL charged with multiple war crimes, including killing a teenage...

May 21, 2019

Attorney for SEAL Chief Gallagher Surprised by Potential Pardon

Attorney for SEAL Chief Gallagher Surprised by Potential Pardon

The defense attorney for Chief Edward Gallagher, the San Diego-based Navy SEAL facing court-martial for multiple war crimes, met with the judge in the case Monday, NBC 7 has learned.

May 13, 2019

Gallagher's Defense Team Says Prosecutors Spied on Email

Gallagher's Defense Team Says Prosecutors Spied on Email

Defense lawyers in the case of a Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in Iraq say prosecutors installed spying software in emails sent to them and to a reporter.

May 7, 2019

WWII Vet Dies on Return Flight from Tour of D.C. Veterans Memorials

WWII Vet Dies on Return Flight from Tour of D.C. Veterans Memorials

A San Diego World War II veteran collapsed and died on his return flight from Washington D.C. where he spent his final weekend touring monuments and memorials dedicated to all he and other veterans have...

Apr 26, 2019

Auction Raises Legal Fee Funds for SEAL Chief Accused of War Crimes

Auction Raises Legal Fee Funds for SEAL Chief Accused of War Crimes

A silent auction was held Friday at a University Heights brewery to raise money for a Navy SEAL Chief accused of war crimes in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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