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- Nov. 5, 2014
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The cherished dogs and cats of military families are no longer able to get surgical procedures at military veterinary facilities, as these clinics have cut back on services to save money.
- Oct. 30, 2014
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Children Now, a nonpartisan, nonprofit group, examined the educational and economic welfare of children in every county in the state of California.
- Oct. 29, 2014
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San Diego OASIS is a nonprofit organization focused on people 50 and older, offering a broad range of free classes and opportunities to learn and stay productive.
- Oct. 13, 2014
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It's all about the fear of the unknown. With the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, military families had some idea of the enemy their service members would face. But some soldiers' families have expressed uneasiness as their loved ones prepare to deploy to Liberia - ground zero for the Ebola epidemic.
- Oct. 7, 2014
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Veterans from across the country got an all-expenses paid trip to San Diego as part of a conference designed to provide hope and healing during the transition to civilian life.
- Sept. 29, 2014
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A move by the Pentagon to update the Military Lending Act of 2006 could result in service members and their families getting interest rates capped on everything from credit cards to vehicle title loans.
Army Maj. Michael J. Donahue, 41, a paratrooper stationed at Fort Bragg in North Carolina, was one of two Americans killed Tuesday when their convoy was attacked by a suicide car bomber near Kabul, Afghanistan.
- Sept. 17, 2014
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The family of Navy Reservist Stephen Byus has told an Ohio newspaper the 39-year-old father of two was one of the American troops killed in a suicide car bombing Tuesday near Kabul, Afghanistan. Family members say Byus's wife believes she was on the phone with him when the attack took place.
- Sept. 17, 2014
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Sgt. Charles C. Strong of the U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command was killed Sept. 15 in what's believed to be an insider attack. Strong, 28, is survived by his wife, who is pregnant with the couple's first child.
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.