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A Navy jet's fly-by the UC Berkeley campus last week left babies crying, dogs barking, and a baffled community in its wake. Now, it turns out the pilot may have been trying to give his brother a shout-out before moving to Texas.
Time is running out to enter Dogs on Deployment's "2015 Military Pet of the Year" contest. Dogs on Deployment is a non-profit group that helps find temporary homes for the beloved canines (and kitties) of troops during their deployments.
- Jan. 27, 2015
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Eric Montaño suffered from restrictive cardiomyopathy, which stiffened the walls of his heart and kept the organ from filing with blood properly.
- Jan. 26, 2015
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Military commissaries might be forced to shut their doors to shoppers by up to two days a week, under a draft budget proposal for fiscal 2016.
- Jan. 22, 2015, updated January 22, 2015
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Eric Montaño, 11, is the recipient of the first pediatric heart transplant ever performed in San Diego. But his twin brother is still waiting for a donor.
Does the mere thought of having to do your taxes fill you with dread? Well, if you're part of a military family, there's a way to make tax season less painful. The Department of Defense and H&R Block are teaming up to offer no-cost tax preparation for service members and their families.
- Jan. 14, 2015
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Amir Hekmati, a Marine Corps veteran who served at Camp Pendleton, has been held against his will in Iran for more than three years. Now his Michigan-based family says Iranian officials want to free him as part of a prisoner swap - an idea they oppose.
- Jan. 8, 2015
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Military families stationed in Europe and the Pacific are finding it difficult to get the food and supplies they need from their local base commissaries.
- Jan. 5, 2015
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San Diego County plans to give out 1,944 car seats this year to low-income families using a $245,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety.
- Dec. 18, 2014, updated December 1, 2015
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In “Daniel’s Winter Adventure,” Daniel, Dad, Prince Wednesday and Prince Tuesday are all going sledding! But once they get to the hill and see how tall it is, Daniel and Prince Wednesday get scared. Dad assures them that if they try it a little bit at a time, they might surprise themselves and have a great time. In “Neighborhood Nutcracker,” Daniel is going to see a show called "The Nutcracker Ballet!" Once he arrives at the performance, he finds out that Prince Wednesday is sick and needs Daniel to fill in for him and dance on stage. Daniel is reluctant at first, but realizes that if he learns the steps a little bit at a time, he can dance the Nutcracker and the show will go on!