A second Marine has died of injuries he suffered when a hybrid military aircraft crashed last weekend during a training exercise in Hawaii, the Marine Corps said Wednesday.
Capt. Brian Block said in a statement that the Marine's next-of-kin have been notified, and his identity will be released later. The crash also killed Lance Cpl. Joshua Barron, 24, of Spokane, Washington.
“American Sniper” widow Taya Kyle is in San Diego this week to share her experience with life and loss.
Kyle, who documents her experience in the memoir, "American Wife: Love, War, Faith and Renewal," was celebrated Monday at the USS Midway Museum. The book covers her relationship with “American Sniper” Chris Kyle, their family life and how she is dealing with his death.
A San Diego-based storage company agreed to pay $170,000 to resolve allegations by the Department of Justice that it unlawfully sold U.S. Navy service members' stored belongings, federal authorities announced today.
A lawsuit filed in March claimed Across Town Movers had a practice of selling active-duty service members' storage lots without obtaining necessary court orders.
"Federal law protects our military service members and their dependents from businesses taking ...
A Camp Pendleton Marine who raped and sexually assaulted six women along El Cajon Boulevard over a five-year period was convicted Monday of eight felony charges.
A jury found Ted Amparan guilty of rape, assault with intent to commit rape and kidnapping for rape after a trial that lasted 2 1/2 weeks. He faces 83 years to life in prison when he is sentenced July 7.
A U.S. military helicopter from Camp Pendleton carrying six Marines and two Nepalese Army soldiers went missing during a mission in Nepal delivering aid to earthquake victims, U.S. defense officials said Tuesday, but so far there have been no indications that the aircraft crashed.
The UH-1Y Huey disappeared over the town of Charikot, according to a statement from Army Maj. Dave Eastburn, spokesman for U.S. Pacific Command ...
The ships, sailors and Marines of the Essex Amphibious Ready Group and 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit departed San Diego Monday on a deployment that's expected to last around seven months.
The group is composed of the amphibious assault ship USS Essex, the amphibious dock landing ship USS Rushmore and the amphibious transport dock USS Anchorage, which is embarking upon its maiden deployment.
Security at military installations in San Diego County and throughout the country was at a heightened level Monday in response to an increased terror risk nationwide, although no specific threats have been made.
At Camp Pendleton, the most visible impact from the increase in force protection condition levels was a longer than average wait to enter the facility.
Base Public Affairs Director Jason Johnston said delays were to be expected ...
The first change of command for the San Diego-based amphibious assault ship USS America will take place Thursday, as Capt. Michael Baze replaces Capt. Robert Hall, the Navy announced Monday.
The 844-foot America, commissioned last October, is the first in a new class of aviation-focused amphibious assault ships that are coming into service. They're replacing Tarawa-class amphibious assault ships, which are being decommissioned.
It's not against the law or military regulations to choose not to sit with someone in the dining hall or to unfriend them on Facebook, but in the traumatic aftermath of a sexual assault, a victim could interpret those moves as retaliation.
In these days when a tweet or Instagram photo can be wielded as weapons, the Pentagon is struggling to define retaliation and rein in bullying or other ...
Nearly a year after a Navy jet crashed into several homes in the town of Imperial, residents are deeply disappointed to find that the military is offering them just a fraction of what they say it would take to replace their damaged property.
Imperial residents Jesus and Shady Valenzuela say they lost everything in their home including furniture, a refrigerator, clothes, a washer and dryer, her wedding dress and his ...
The Navy announced Tuesday that the commanding officer of San Diego-based USS Lake Erie was relieved of his duties due to a loss of confidence in his ability to command.
While Naval officials said the decision was based on the findings of an investigation into poor command climate aboard the guided-missile cruiser, they did not elaborate because the investigation has not been completed.
A wildfire spread across a brushy artillery range at Camp Pendleton Monday, charring hundreds of open acres but posing no structural threats, authorities said.
The blaze erupted around midday in an undeveloped area at the North County Marine Corps station. As of late afternoon, it had blackened roughly 350 acres but remained a safe distance from structures, according to base officials.
It’s been four decades since Marine veterans John J. Valdez and Douglas Potratz were side-by-side in Vietnam. Both were stationed as security guards at the U.S. Embassy in Saigon, where they helped evacuate more than 7,000 people during the final 31 hours of the war.
The two men recently reunited at Valdez’s Oceanside home to reminisce about their time in Vietnam and make plans to return ...
Midday Edition is taking its Friday show to the USS Midway Museum in downtown San Diego. The show starts at noon and is part of KPBS’ special coverage of the fall of Saigon, an event that marked the end of the Vietnam War on April 30, 1975.
In the final hours of the war, a helicopter airlift brought thousands of Americans and South Vietnamese from Saigon to safety aboard the ...
The USS Midway aircraft carrier served for an unprecedented 47 years, becoming the longest-serving Navy carrier in the 20th Century. The Midway was decommissioned in 1992 and became a museum on the San Diego Bay in 2004.