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Murder Complaint Filed Against US Marine In Transgender Filipino Killing (Video)

Oct. 15
By Beth Ford Roth
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Police in the Philippines have filed a murder complaint against U.S. Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton in connection with the killing of Jennifer (Jeffrey) Laude, a 26-year-old transgender Filipino. Pemberton is in custody in the San Diego-based USS Peleliu's brig.

Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group Arrives In Middle East (Video)

Oct. 15
By Beth Ford Roth
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The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group arrived Wednesday in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility, which includes the Persian Gulf, the Arabian Sea, and the Red Sea.

Navy Calls Off Search For Missing Coronado Man (Video)

Oct. 14
By Beth Ford Roth
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The Navy has called off the search for one of its civilian employees who went missing off San Clemente Island last week. Lee Racicot, 59, of Coronado worked on the island during the week and is believed to have disappeared while fishing or diving alone.

Female Vets Face Tough Transition To Civilian Life

Oct. 14
By Dwane Brown
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Female veterans transition out of military life to civilian life in different ways than their male counterparts. The California Research Bureau says female veterans are not aware of state and federal programs that can help them and many are at risk of becoming homeless.

US Marine Held In Killing Of Transgender Filipino ID'ed (Video)

Oct. 14
By Beth Ford Roth
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The media in the Philippines has identified Private First Class Joseph Scott Pemberton as the prime suspect in the killing of a transgender Filipino named Jennifer Laude. Pemberton is being detained in the San Diego-based USS Peleliu brig.

Some Military Families Uneasy With Ebola Deployments (Video)

Oct. 13
By Beth Ford Roth
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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.

US Marine Held In USS Peleliu Brig Allegedly Tied To Death Of Transgender Filipino

Oct. 13
By Beth Ford Roth
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The San Diego-based USS Peleliu is acting as a brig for an American Marine being held in the Phillipines, following the killing of a transgender Filipino.

Watch Live Stream Of USS America Commisioning Ceremony (Video)

Oct. 10
By Beth Ford Roth
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The Navy will commission the San Diego-based amphibious assault ship, USS America, in San Francisco on Saturday morning. Home Post will live stream the commissioning ceremony starting at 10 a.m. PDT.

Lockdown Lifted At Navy Broadway Complex; Report Of Armed Man Unfounded

Oct. 10
By KPBS , City News Service

The Navy Broadway Complex in downtown San Diego was temporarily placed on lockdown Friday afternoon following a report of an armed man at the facility.

Special Pay For US Troops In Ebola Battle? At Most $400 Per Month

Oct. 10
By Beth Ford Roth
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U.S. service members participating in the military's mission to stem the Ebola outbreak in West Africa will be paid up to $400 a month in special pay.

Coast Guard To Screen For Ebola In Port Of Los Angeles (Video)

Oct. 9
By Beth Ford Roth
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The United States Coast Guard will start screening incoming ships and their crews at the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro for signs of the Ebola virus.

Groping Allegations Prompt Navy To Fire Commanding Officer Of San Diego-Based USS Vandegrift

Oct. 9
By Beth Ford Roth
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After accusations surfaced that Cmdr. Luis Alva grabbed the buttocks of a colleague's wife, the Navy relieved him of his duties as commanding officer of the San Diego-based USS Vandegrift.

Taxpayer Funds Are Lifeline For More Than 100 For-Profit Schools

Oct. 9
Aaron Glantz / Center for Investigative Reporting
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Department of Education analysts identified 133 for-profit schools that receive more than 90 percent of their revenue from a combination of Pell Grants, Stafford Loans, GI Bill funds for veterans and Department of Defense tuition assistance to active duty military.

100 Marines Will Deploy To Liberia To Help With Ebola Outbreak (Video)

Oct. 8
By Beth Ford Roth
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A group of Marines is headed into the heart of the Ebola outbreak. The Pentagon announced Wednesday that 100 Marines from the Special Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response Africa is being deployed to Monrovia, Liberia.

What Do You Think Of The New Trailer For 'American Sniper'? (Video)

Oct. 8
By Beth Ford Roth
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Warner Bros. Pictures just released the first glimpse of the movie "American Sniper," based on the late Chris Kyle's bestselling memoir. Bradley Cooper stars, Clint Eastwood directs, and based on the trailer, the movie is sure to raise a lot of controversy.