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Blogger Beth Ford Roth was born into a military family and has covered issues important to service members and their loved ones for many years. She has worked as a broadcast journalist in both commercial television and public radio.

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5,000 Pizzas Headed To Afghanistan For Super Bowl Sunday (Video)

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The nonprofit group Pizza 4 Patriots is sending 5,000 pies to troops stationed in Afghanistan, so they can enjoy a slice or two (or five) while watching the Super Bowl. And despite Pizza 4 Patriots' name, service members who are Seahawks fans will get their fair share of the pies, too.

Camp Pendleton Marine Veteran Killed In Libya Hotel Attack (Video)

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David Berry, the only American killed in Tuesday's attack on a luxury hotel in Libya, was a Marine Corps veteran who'd served at Camp Pendleton.

Could Your Dog Be The 2015 Military Pet Of The Year?

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Time is running out to enter Dogs on Deployment's "2015 Military Pet of the Year" contest. Dogs on Deployment is a non-profit group that helps find temporary homes for the beloved canines (and kitties) of troops during their deployments.

Airman Found Guilty Of Murder In Killing Of Navy Broadcaster

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After just five hours of deliberation, a military panel found Air Force Staff Sgt. Sean Oliver guilty of unpremeditated murder in the killing of Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Dmitry Chepusov. Oliver faces a sentence of life in prison.

US Marine's Bid To Get Murder Charges Dropped In Death Of Transgender Filipina Rejected

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An attempt by U.S. Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton to get murder charges against him dropped in the death of a transgender Filipina has failed. A Department of Justice panel in the Philippines rejected Pemberton's appeal in the murder case of Jennifer Laude.

US Army To Charge Bowe Bergdahl With Desertion, News Outlets Claim

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Several media outlets, citing unnamed U.S. defense officials, are reporting that the U.S. Army will charge Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl with desertion this week. However, the Army is denying these reports to be true, saying no decision on Bergdahl's fate has yet been made.

USS Green Bay Leaves San Diego For New Home In Japan (Video)

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The USS Green Bay left San Diego for good on Monday, as it headed for its new home of Sasebo, Japan. And while the ship has always been homeported in San Diego, the USS Green Bay also has a tight bond with its namesake city - and the Green Bay Packers.

Military Commissaries Facing Budget Axe Once Again?

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Military commissaries might be forced to shut their doors to shoppers by up to two days a week, under a draft budget proposal for fiscal 2016.

Two Camp Pendleton Marines Killed In Helicopter Crash ID'ed

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The two Camp Pendleton-based Marines killed Friday when their 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing UH-1Y Huey helicopter crashed have been identified as Capt. Elizabeth Kealey, 32, and 1st Lt. Adam Satterfield, 25.

Two Camp Pendleton Marines Killed In Helicopter Crash At 29 Palms

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Two Marines assigned to the Third Marine Aircraft Wing at Camp Pendleton were killed Friday when their UH-1Y Huey helicopter crashed aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms. The military has not yet released the identities of the two fallen Marines.

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