Former Marine sniper and current Temecula resident Jason D. Cooper is making headlines today for surviving two days in the snowy Oregon woods - wearing nothing but shorts, a fleece jacket, and sandals. The 37-year-old Cooper is currently hospitalized in critical but stable condition after his harrowing ordeal, according to the Associated Press.
Randall and Senior Trooper Don Frerichs of the Fish and Wildlife Division searched for Cooper on snowmobiles. When they found him, he was suffering from frostbite and hypothermia. But according to Randall:
The USS Bonhomme Richard, which until 2012 was homeported in San Diego, is at the scene of an overturned South Korean ferry, standing by to help with rescue efforts. Media reports say at least five people have died in the disaster, and 295 are still missing.
Army veteran Sgt. Kyle J. White will become the only the seventh living service member from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to receive the Medal of Honor, when President Barack Obama awards White the nation's highest military award May 13 at a White House ceremony. Read More