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- 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 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.
Lorena Gonzalez is dealing with some hostile reactions after proposing eligible California families receive $80 a month to help buy diapers.
- Aug. 11, 2014
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The family of Erin Corwin has had to endure more than six weeks of not knowing what happened to the missing pregnant Marine wife. Friends of Corwin, 20, held a fundraiser at a zoo near her Tennessee hometown to boost her family's spirits and help them raise money for a reward.
Young children from military families got to practice their pitching, fielding, and batting at Petco Park on Friday.
During the recent deployment of the San Diego-based USS Cowpens, commanding officer Capt. Greg Gombert ensconced himself in his cabin for several weeks after becoming ill, putting a female officer in charge with whom Gombert had an “unduly familiar relationship," according to a Navy report.
Did Mexican officials at the border violate U.S. Marine veteran Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi's rights? That's the question before a federal judge in Tijuana Monday morning at Tahmooressi's second court hearing.
Congress has voted to restore $200 million in cuts to the taxpayer subsidies that help fund military commissaries.
- July 17, 2014
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Details were scarce when Camp Pendleton Marine Maj. Douglas Zembiec, known as the "Lion of Fallujah" for his bravery, was killed in Iraq in 2007. But a new report from the Washington Post clears up the mystery - Zembiec was working for the CIA when he died.
- July 16, 2014
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A federal judge has tossed a lawsuit brought by the parents of fallen Marine Corps Sgt. Brian LaLoup against the Greek government and a hospital in Athens for misplacing their son's heart after autopsying his body.