Since then, numerous Marines asked celebrities of all types to attend their balls with them, from Betty White to Michelle Obama. The celebrities who've agreed to go have come away with a newfound respect for the military. Timberlake said on his website after his evening with Cpl. De Santis:
Marines at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar and Camp Pendleton participated in one of the largest cyber exercises in the history of the Marine Corps, which is trying to pivot from fighting counter insurgency in Iraq and Afghanistan to looking at new threats. Read More
The state reached a $252,000 settlement with two contractors over the companies' unlawful evictions of 18 military service members and their families from private military housing in San Diego and Orange counties.