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Sending Holiday Gifts To Your Sailor? Here Are The Navy's Mail Deadlines

Sept. 16, 2014
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Planning to send a Christmas gift or holiday card to someone you love aboard a Navy ship? The Navy has announced its mail-by dates to ensure presents and letters get to your sailor before Dec. 25.

Marine Veteran Reunites With Military Dog, Thanks To California Group (Video)

Sept. 11, 2014
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They ate every meal together, slept next to each other each night. Marine Corps veteran Sgt. Robert Hulsey forged an unbreakable bond with his military working dog Jjoe while the two served together in Afghanistan. When Jjoe retired, Hulsey was able to adopt him, thanks to the California nonprofit group Mission K9 Rescue.

Paula Walker ID'ed As Soldier Who Committed Suicide At Fort Lee (Video)

Aug. 28, 2014
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The Army has identified the woman who shot and killed herself at Fort Lee Army base on Monday as Sgt. 1st Class Paula M. Walker, 33, of Yonkers, N.Y. Walker had an eight-year-old daughter she was raising as a single mother.

Recalled Peanut And Almond Butters Sold At Military Commissaries

Aug. 26, 2014
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Brands of almond and peanut butters recalled from store shelves because of possible Salmonella contamination were sold by military commissaries, according to an announcement the Defense Commissary Agency.

Camp Pendleton Marine Killed Driving Home To Surprise Brother (Video)

Aug. 21, 2014
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Camp Pendleton Marine, Lance Cpl. Brennan Ching, loved to surprise his 8-year-old brother with unexpected trips to the family home in Colorado. It was en route to one of those surprise homecomings that Ching, 20, was killed in an automobile crash.

Nearly $100K Raised For Marine From Ramona Who Lost His Legs In IED Blast

Aug. 20, 2014
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Ramona native Marine Staff Sgt. Brandon Dodson suffered devastating injuries in an IED blast on Aug. 9 in Afghanistan. A webpage set up to help ease financial stress on Dodson's wife and toddler son has raised nearly $100,000 as of early Wednesday morning.

High School For San Diego’s Teen Moms Marks 20-Year Anniversary

Aug. 19, 2014
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For 20 years, Lindsay School has educated teenage mothers. Now, with a new partnership, the school is going to educate the babies, too.

Study: One In Four Military Families Depend On Food Banks (Video)

Aug. 18, 2014
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A new study on hunger in America finds roughly 25 percent of military households need assistance from food banks to feed their families.

USA Discounters Must Refund $350,000 To Military Customers

Aug. 15, 2014
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USA Discounters must provide refunds to U.S. military troops to the tune of $350,000, after the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau put a stop to the retail chain's practice of targeting service members with a so-called "fee scam." San Diego County has two USA Discounters locations, both near military bases.

Diaper Bill Proposed By San Diego Assemblywoman Provokes Backlash

Aug. 11, 2014
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Lorena Gonzalez is dealing with some hostile reactions after proposing eligible California families receive $80 a month to help buy diapers. 

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