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The USS Peleliu begins its participation in RIMPAC later this week. But before the ship arrives in Hawaii for the multinational naval exercises, the Peleliu crew conducted burials at sea to honor 22 deceased veterans and military family members.
- June 24, 2014
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Think you've pulled together a good estate plan? Or maybe you think you don't need one. Here's some of the common mistakes that get people and their heirs into trouble.
- June 16, 2014
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The widow of Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Steven Stevens was presented with his Bronze Star on Monday at a Camp Pendleton ceremony. Monique Stevens was holding the couple's 2-year-old son Kairo - whom Stevens never got a chance to meet before he was killed in Afghanistan.
Team USA's John Brooks Jr. scored the game winning goal in Monday's World Cup match against Ghana. Brooks, along with three other members of the U.S. national team, is the son of a U.S. service member.
- June 16, 2014
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Taylor St. Cyr was crushed when she learned her brother, Camp Pendleton Marine Lance Cpl. Shayne St. Cyr, wouldn't be able to make it to her high school graduation in Essex, Vt. But Shayne, and Taylor's parents, had a major surprise in store for the graduate when she walked across the stage to receive her diploma.
Gunnery Sgt. Jonathan Gifford, a member of the Marine Special Operations Command, will be posthumously awarded the Navy Cross on June 17. The Navy Cross is the second highest military decoration that can be awarded to member of the Marine Corps or Navy.
- June 9, 2014
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Fallen Marine Staff Sgt. Christopher Diaz was not alone when he died Sept. 28, 2011, in Afghanistan — Dino, his bomb-sniffing military dog, was at his side. On Saturday, Diaz's parents adopted Dino in a special ceremony at Camp Pendleton.
The "Fab Fair"-themed 2014 San Diego County Fair opens Saturday and goes until July 6.
State officials credit California’s laws that require all school-based sex education to be comprehensive and medically accurate.
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, a POW of the Taliban for five years, hasn't yet spoken with his parents since his release from captivity on Saturday, according to military officials. The 28-year-old Bergdahl is currently recovering from his ordeal at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany.