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With Few Options Left, Afghans Who Helped U.S. Troops Hope For ‘A Miracle’ To Save Their Families

Sept. 21
Carson Frame / American Homefront Project

Now that American troops have left Afghanistan, Afghans in the U.S. face long odds as they try to help their family members escape the Taliban.

People looking at the makeshift memorial at Cam...

San Diego Military Bases Mourn The Loss Of Sailors, Marines

Sept. 17
By Steve Walsh

Local military bases react to the deaths of sailors and Marines who died in training and in combat.

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Pregnant Southern Californian Freed From Afghanistan, Rep. Issa Says

Sept. 17
By City News Service

Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Bonsall, said Friday that his office has facilitated the release of Nasria, a pregnant American citizen, from Afghanistan.

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Resource Event For Veterans Underway In Vista

Sept. 17
By Tania Thorne

North County Veterans Stand Down is a weekend-long event, providing in-person supportive services to veterans and their families at Green Oak Ranch in Vista.

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Two More US Citizens Able To Escape Afghanistan, Issa Says

Sept. 15
By City News Service

Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Bonsall, said Wednesday that his office has facilitated the release of two more U.S. citizens from Afghanistan.

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Legislation Introduced To Keep San Diego Marine Corps Recruit Depot Open

Sept. 15
By City News Service

The San Diego Marine Corps Recruit Depot has served as the recruit training center for the western United States since 1923, training nearly 18,000 Marines every year.

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New Book Recounts Trial, Aftermath Of Controversial Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher

Sept. 14
By Harrison Patiño , Jade Hindmon

New York Times military correspondent David Philipps explores the controversy surrounding retired U.S. Navy Seal Eddie Gallagher in a new book.

In this Oct. 27, 2010, file photo a private sec...

Study: Pentagon Reliance On Contractors Hurt US In 9/11 Wars

Sept. 13
Ellen Knickmeyer / Associated Press

While much of this money went to weapons suppliers, the research is the latest to point to the dependence on contractors for war-zone duties as contributing to mission failures in Afghanistan in particular.

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Roundtable: How 9/11 Changed San Diego

Sept. 10
By Bennett Lacy, Cristina Kim

KPBS race and equity reporter Cristina Kim hosts a special look at how the 9/11 attacks were covered in San Diego and how the affects linger in our community 20 years later.

People line up to buy newspapers on Sept. 12, 2...

How Has Media Coverage Of The 'War On Terror' Changed Since 9/11?

Sept. 8
By Harrison Patiño , Jade Hindmon

In the 20 years since 9/11, American media coverage of the 'war on terror" has changed drastically from initially supportive to deeply critical.

Riverside Flag Memorial To 13 Slain US Troops Vandalized

Sept. 8
By Associated Press

Photos posted by police on social media showed large sections of some of the flags had been cut or torn apart.

Photo collage of the five Sailors killed when a...

Navy Releases Details On Deadly Crash Of Helicopter Into Ocean

Sept. 8
By City News Service

Military officials Tuesday disclosed further details about the crash of a U.S. Navy helicopter into the ocean off the coast of San Diego last week.

A U.S. Navy carry team transfers the remains of...

Camp Pendleton Sailor Killed In Kabul Bombing Posthumously Promoted

Sept. 7
By City News Service

Maxton W. Soviak, 22, was advanced to the rank of Hospital Corpsman Third Class "as a result of his brave actions in support of fellow service members," according to a Navy statement.

Planes Chartered To Evacuate Americans And Others From Afghanistan Remain Grounded

Sept. 6
Jackie Northam / NPR

Travelers have spent seven days waiting to depart from the northern city of Mazar-e-Sharif. At least 19 U.S. citizens and two green card holders are said to be among the group of about 600.

Photo collage of the five Sailors killed when a...

Navy Identifies Five Sailors Killed In Helicopter Crash Off San Diego Coast

Sept. 6
By City News Service

The U.S. Navy Sunday identified the five crew members who were killed when an MH-60S Knighthawk helicopter crashed into the sea off the coast of San Diego last week.

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