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

Aug. 28
By Beth Ford Roth
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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
By Beth Ford Roth
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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
By Beth Ford Roth
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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
By Beth Ford Roth
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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
By Matthew Bowler
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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
By Beth Ford Roth
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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
By Beth Ford Roth
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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
Capital Public Radio
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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. 

Zoo Fundraiser Held For Family Of Missing Marine Wife Erin Corwin (Video)

Aug. 11
By Beth Ford Roth
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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.

Children From Military Families Get To Be Padres For A Day

Aug. 8
By Dwane Brown
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Young children from military families got to practice their pitching, fielding, and batting at Petco Park on Friday.