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San Diego-Based USS America Leaves Singapore After Search For USS M...

San Diego-Based USS America Leaves Singapore After Search For USS McCain Sailors

Aug. 28
By City News Service

The San Diego-based warship USS America departed Singapore Monday after concluding its support of the USS John S. McCain, which was involved in a collision last week.

USS Sterett Returns Home To San Diego

USS Sterett Returns Home To San Diego

Aug. 28
By City News Service

The guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett is scheduled to return home to San Diego Monday following a five-month deployment.

Camp Pendleton Marines Continue Search For Eight USS McCain Sailors...

Camp Pendleton Marines Continue Search For Eight USS McCain Sailors Still Missing

Aug. 25
By City News Service

Navy sailors and Camp Pendleton Marines aboard the San Diego-based warship USS America continue to feed, shelter and clothe the crew of the USS John S. McCain as recovery efforts continue aboard the damaged McCain to find eight sailors still missing from a collision earlier this week, Navy officials said Friday.

Roundtable: Accident-Prone Navy; Paying For Wildfires; Change In Mi...

Roundtable: Accident-Prone Navy; Paying For Wildfires; Change In Mission Valley

Aug. 25
By Mark Sauer, Pat Finn

The U.S. Navy looks for answers after a string of accidents. Two judges recommend SDG&E bear the costs for the 2007 wildfires. And Mission Valley sees something different in its future.

Transgender Veterans Hope Trump Policy Won't Erase Progress At VA

Transgender Veterans Hope Trump Policy Won't Erase Progress At VA

Aug. 24
By Steve Walsh

The White House decision to ban transgender troops goes counter to the approach by the Veterans Health Administration, which has become increasingly welcoming.

Camp Pendleton Divers In Singapore To Help Search For Missing USS M...

Camp Pendleton Divers In Singapore To Help Search For Missing USS McCain Sailors

Aug. 24
By City News Service

Divers from Camp Pendleton's 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit arrived in Singapore Thursday to help search for the remains of nine sailors still missing following a collision earlier this week between the USS John S. McCain and the oil tanker Alnic MC in the South China Sea, the Navy said.

San Diego-Based USS America Helps Search For Missing USS McCain Sai...

San Diego-Based USS America Helps Search For Missing USS McCain Sailors

Aug. 23
By City News Service

Two helicopters from the San Diego-based USS America Wednesday were combing a newly expanded search area in the South China Sea, where 10 sailors went missing when the USS John S. McCain collided with an oil tanker earlier this week, Navy officials said.

Experts See 'Perfect Storm' Descending On San Diego Housing Crisis

Experts See 'Perfect Storm' Descending On San Diego Housing Crisis

Aug. 23
By Andrew Bowen

Thousands of homes set aside for low-income San Diegans are set to become market rate in the next five years, putting seniors, the disabled and working-class families at risk of homelessness.

Navy Takes A Pause After USS McCain Collision

Navy Takes A Pause After USS McCain Collision

Aug. 21
By Steve Walsh

The head of the Navy has called for a 24-hour pause of naval operations worldwide after a second U.S. Navy destroyer collided with a merchant vessel.

Nations Search For 10 Missing After US Destroyer Collision

Nations Search For 10 Missing After US Destroyer Collision

Aug. 21
By Associated Press

Vessels from several nations are searching Southeast Asian waters for 10 missing U.S. sailors after an early morning collision Monday between the USS John S. McCain and an oil tanker ripped a gaping hole in the destroyer's hull.

Trump Says U.S. Can't Afford Quick Afghanistan Withdrawal

Trump Says U.S. Can't Afford Quick Afghanistan Withdrawal

Aug. 21
By Associated Press

President Donald Trump declared Monday night the United States must continue fighting in Afghanistan to avoid the "predictable and unacceptable" results of a rapid withdrawal from the country where the U.S. has been at war for 16 years.

KPBS Film Documents The Vietnam War Through The Eyes Of San Diego C...

KPBS Film Documents The Vietnam War Through The Eyes Of San Diego Combat Pilots

Aug. 21
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

“Distinguished Wings Over Vietnam” tells the personal stories of four combat pilots who served in the Vietnam War. The documentary airs Thursday on KPBS television.

Another Defendant Pleads Guilty In 'Fat Leonard' Bribery Case

Another Defendant Pleads Guilty In 'Fat Leonard' Bribery Case

Aug. 18
By City News Service

U.S. Navy Capt. Jesus Vasquez Cantu, 59, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit bribery.

New Report Details Ship Collision That Killed Two San Diego Sailors

New Report Details Ship Collision That Killed Two San Diego Sailors

Aug. 17
By City News Service

The report focuses on the immediate aftermath of the USS Fitzgerald collision and paints a harrowing account of the conditions faced by 35 sailors who had been asleep at the time.

Navy Commander In 'Fat Leonard' Case Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy In...

Navy Commander In 'Fat Leonard' Case Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy In San Diego

Aug. 15
By City News Service

A U.S. Navy commander pleaded guilty in San Diego Tuesday to a conspiracy charge stemming from his efforts to obstruct a federal criminal investigation into a massive bribery and fraud scheme orchestrated by foreign defense contractor Glenn "Fat Leonard" Francis.