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World War II Marine Unit Comes Back For New Mission At Camp Pendleton

Oct. 15
By Steve Walsh

Originally called the Fist Pioneer Battalion, the unit was first activated in World War II and it's now part of the Marine Corps strategy to become lighter and more mobile after years of war fighting.

Lt. Col. Michael J. Regner, who was relieved of...

Marines Fire Commander In Charge Of Unit Where Nine Died

Oct. 14
By Steve Walsh

The Amphibious Assault Vehicle sank off the coast of San Clemente Island during a training exercise in front of several craft.

Lt. Col. Michael J. Regner, who was relieved of...

Marine Commander Relieved Of Duty Because Of Deadly Ocean Training Accident

Oct. 13
By City News Service

The commander of I Marine Expeditionary Force Tuesday relieved from duty the commander of a landing team involved in a training accident that killed nine young servicemen in the ocean near San Clemente Island, the Marine Corps announced.

Clothes hang from a donation bin at the Veteran...

Homeless Veterans Event Updated For COVID-19

Oct. 10
By Jacob Aere

Stand Down is an annual event where homeless veterans get services, haircuts and a place to sleep for a couple days. But COVID-19 will be changing the program this year.

During a rainy afternoon, Marcel Williams, seco...

City Selects Sites In Serra Mesa, Scripps Ranch For Supportive Housing

Oct. 9
By City News Service

The city of San Diego announced it has selected two proposals to develop vacant city-owned properties into permanent housing with on-site supportive services to house veterans, seniors, youth and young adults who have experienced homelessness.

At General Clarence Tinker K-8 School on MacDil...

For Military Children, Changing Schools In A Pandemic Presents New Challenges

Oct. 7
Kerry Sheridan/American Homefront

Most military children are used to moving and changing schools. But during the COVID-19 pandemic, it can be especially hard to make friends and feel comfortable in a new place.

Vice Adm. DeWolfe Miller is properly relieved b...

Vice Adm. Kenneth Whitesell Takes Over As Navy 'Air Boss'

Oct. 3
By City News Service

Vice Adm. Kenneth Whitesell relieved Vice Adm. DeWolfe Miller III to become the commander of all Naval Air Forces and the Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet during a ceremony Friday aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt at Naval Air Station North Island.

Assemblyman Todd Gloria stands outside NAVWAR t...

New Law Streamlines Environmental Review For NAVWAR Redevelopment

Oct. 1
By John Carroll

New legislation just signed by Gov. Newsom streamlines the environmental review process for redevelopment of the NAVWAR facility in the Midway district.

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Brush Fire Forces Evacuation At Camp Pendleton

Sept. 30
By Alexander Nguyen

A brush fire at Camp Pendleton on Wednesday afternoon is forcing base officials to implement a preliminary evacuation.

A U.S. Marine Corps Lockheed Martin KC-130 at M...

Two Military Aircraft Collide In Riverside County, Forcing One Pilot To Eject

Sept. 29
By City News Service

A Lockheed Martin KC-130 and Lockheed Martin F-35B "made contact" about 4 p.m. at an unspecified location near Thermal.

In this March 1, 2017, file photo, Fitbit's new...

Researchers Warns Accuracy Of Some Fitness Trackers May Depend On Skin Color

Sept. 29
By Steve Walsh

Watches and fitness trackers that use green light technology may not be as accurate for some people of color, says a VA researcher.

In a training exercise at Joint Base Cape Cod, ...

ROTC Cadets Are Gradually Resuming Some In-Person Training

Sept. 25
Fred Thys / American Homefront

Like many college classes, ROTC training is mostly online because of the pandemic. But some cadets have resumed limited in-person training.

Rear Adm. H. W. Howard III, center, assumes com...

Navy SEAL Chief Who Defied Trump Steps Down For New Assignment

Sept. 23
By Steve Walsh

Rear Adm. Collin Green leaves to become chief of staff at USSOCOM after surviving a run-in with Trump last year over SEAL Edward Gallagher.

The main gate of Camp Pendleton Marine Base is ...

Two Active-Duty Marines From Camp Pendleton Arrested On Federal Drug Charges

Sept. 22
By City News Service

A pair of active-duty U.S. Marines stationed at Camp Pendleton were arrested Tuesday morning on a federal grand jury indictment charging one of the Marines and three civilians with conspiring to distribute narcotics.

Accompanied by members of Vanessa Guillen's fam...

In Response To Vanessa Guillen's Death, Legislation Would Make Military Sexual Harassment A Crime

Sept. 22
Carson Fame/American Homefront

The newly introduced bill would make sexual harassment a crime under military law. The measure is a response to the killing of Fort Hood Army soldier Vanessa Guillen this summer.

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