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Ebola Scare In Pentagon Parking Lot (Video)

Oct. 17
By Beth Ford Roth
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A woman who became violently ill on a bus in a Pentagon parking lot has been taken to a Fairfax, Va. hospital after telling first responders she had recently visited West Africa. The bus was carrying several Marines and their spouses headed to the Change of Command ceremony for the Marine Corps Commandant at the Marine Barracks in D.C.

San Diego-Based USS Peleliu Must Stay In Philippine Port During Transgender Murder Investigation

Oct. 17
By Beth Ford Roth
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The Navy has let three of its ships depart Subic Bay in the Philippines, but not the San Diego-based USS Peleliu. That's because the ship is carrying one U.S. Marine whom Philippine police have charged with murdering a transgender Filipino, and three possible witnesses.

Number Of US Troops In Liberia For Ebola Battle Continues To Grow (Video)

Oct. 16
By Beth Ford Roth
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The mission is called Operation United Assistance, and it's the U.S. military's effort in West Africa to curb the worst Ebola outbreak in human history.

San Diego Navy Officer Who Survived 50-Foot Freeway Fall Speaks Out (Video)

Oct. 16
By Beth Ford Roth
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The Navy officer whose truck flew 50-feet off a San Diego freeway overpass is speaking out for the first time since the crash. Navy First Class Petty Officer Kenneth Freudenvoll survived seven deployments, but he says he didn't think he'd make it out of his truck alive.

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.

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