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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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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.

Therapy Dogs Would Help Veterans With PTSD Under New Bill

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Veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder could help train therapy dogs for other veterans under a pilot program being considered by Congress.

Scandal Over Gitmo Head's Firing Includes Rumors Of Adultery, Suspicious Death

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U.S. Navy Captain John Nettleton lost his job as commanding officer of Guantanamo Bay after NCIS discovered he was allegedly having an adulterous affair with a woman named Lara Tur. Tur's husband, Marine veteran Christopher Tur, was found dead in the waters off Gitmo on Jan. 11.

Army Team Deploying To Ramona To Investigate Helicopter Crash (Video)

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A team from the U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center in Alabama is deploying to Ramona to take the lead on the investigation into what caused a California Army National Guard helicopter to crash on Tuesday evening.

USS Carl Vinson Crew Member Advises Aspiring Blue Angels (Video)

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The Blue Angels are hiring new crew members. But exactly what does it take to make the Navy's elite flight demonstration squadron? One former Blue Angel now serving aboard the USS Carl Vinson has some words of advice for those aspiring to make the team.

FakeBabyGate: The 'American Sniper' Movie Controversy (Video)

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Progressives say the movie "American Sniper" is war propaganda. Conservatives contend the film honors a great patriot. But there is one matter both sides seem to agree on: That is one super fake-looking baby Bradley Cooper is holding in the movie.

California Army National Guard Helicopter Crashes At Ramona Airport

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The pilot and co-pilot of a California Army National Guard helicopter suffered minor injuries when the chopper crashed Tuesday evening at the Ramona Airport.

Camp Pendleton's Sgt. Maj. Ronald Green Chosen As Top Enlisted Marine (Video)

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I Marine Expeditionary Force Sergeant Major Ronald L. Green, who is based at Camp Pendleton, will serve as the 18th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps. The promotion will make Green the top enlisted leader of the Marines.

Supreme Court: Electrocution And Burn Pit Lawsuits Can Proceed

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The U.S. Supreme Court will allow three lawsuits against military contractors KBR Inc. and Halliburton Co. to proceed. The suits center around cases involving electrocution and toxic burn pits on military bases in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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