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San Diego Vets Group Protests Obama's Plan To Defeat ISIS

Sept. 11
By Tarryn Mento
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The 35-member San Diego chapter of Veterans for Peace displayed banners Thursday afternoon that read "End the wars" and "Vets for peace" along the Sixth Avenue bridge over Interstate 5.

Bulldog Puppy PFC Smedley Butler Becomes A Marine

Sept. 11
By Beth Ford Roth
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He might have been the youngest and smallest Marine at the Eagle, Globe and Anchor ceremony at Camp Pendleton Thursday morning, but he certainly attracted the most attention.

Marine Veteran Reunites With Military Dog, Thanks To California Group (Video)

Sept. 11
By Beth Ford Roth
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They ate every meal together, slept next to each other each night. Marine Corps veteran Sgt. Robert Hulsey forged an unbreakable bond with his military working dog Jjoe while the two served together in Afghanistan. When Jjoe retired, Hulsey was able to adopt him, thanks to the California nonprofit group Mission K9 Rescue.

New Ribbon For Marine Corps Combat Instructors

Sept. 10
By Beth Ford Roth
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If you're a Marine who has completed a 36-month tour as combat instructor at the School of Infantry West at Camp Pendleton, there's a new special duty assignment ribbon for you.

Airman Won't Say 'So Help Me God' And Is Denied Reenlistment

Sept. 10
By Beth Ford Roth
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"So help me God." Those four words are at the center of a controversy brewing for an atheist airman who refuses to say them as part of his reenlistment oath, and thus has been denied the opportunity to remain in the Air Force.

Baked French Fries For Crew Of USS America - San Diego's Newest Ship

Sept. 9
By Beth Ford Roth
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As the USS America makes its way to its new home port of San Diego, the crew's dining options have been quite different from what other sailors usually experience during deployment - no free soft drinks, and french fries that aren't actually fried.

Commanding Officer Of California Navy Base Fires Himself

Sept. 9
By Beth Ford Roth
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Believing that Naval Surface Warfare Command Center Port Hueneme would "be better served by a new CO," Capt. Burt Espe has resigned his post as commanding officer of the Navy base.

Rape Tweets Prompt Navy To Drop Cee Lo Green From Concert

Sept. 8
By Beth Ford Roth
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Cee Lo Green's Tweets claiming a woman can't be raped unless she's conscious got him booted from the lineup of entertainers scheduled to perform at Naval District Washington’s Freedom Live concert later this month.

Obama Sending Military Resources To Battle Ebola Epidemic (Video)

Sept. 8
By Beth Ford Roth
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Saying the United States needs to make the Ebola epidemic "a national security priority," President Barack Obama announced Sunday on "Meet the Press" he plans to send additional U.S. military assets to Africa in an attempt to stem the outbreak.

9/11 Museum Displays Shirt Of Navy SEAL Who Killed Osama Bin Laden (Video)

Sept. 8
By Beth Ford Roth
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As the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks approaches, the National September 11 Memorial Museum is now displaying the shirt worn by the Navy SEAL who killed Osama bin Laden.

Chris Kyle's Widow Asks Judge To Toss Verdict In Jesse Ventura Lawsuit

Sept. 5
By Beth Ford Roth
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Taya Kyle, the widow of "American Sniper" Chris Kyle, is urging a judge to toss out a jury's verdict that awarded former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura $1.8 million in his defamation lawsuit against Kyle's estate.

US Army Paratrooper Killed In Afghanistan

Sept. 5
By Beth Ford Roth
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Army Spc. Brian K. Arsenault, 28, was killed Sept. 4, in Afghanistan when he was hit by small-arms fire during combat.

From Korea To Denver, Joan Rivers Was A Longtime USO Supporter

Sept. 4
By Beth Ford Roth
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Groundbreaking comedian Joan Rivers died Thursday at the age of 81. Rivers was a longtime supporter of the USO, even being named the 2001 USO of Metropolitan New York’s Woman of the Year.

US Military Heading To Ukraine For 'Peacekeeping' Exercise

Sept. 4
By Beth Ford Roth
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U.S. troops will train in Ukraine starting next week - the first time American ground troops have touched Ukraine soil since that country's crisis with Russia began. The U.S. military will join more than a dozen other countries in the peacekeeping exercise known as Rapid Trident.

San Diegans Saved From Sinking Ship Reunite With Coast Guard Rescuers (Video)

Sept. 3
By Beth Ford Roth
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Four adults and one teenager who were rescued from their sinking boat on Saturday night reunited this week with the Coast Guard crew who saved them.