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  • San Diego veteran with PTSD transforms her body and life

    San Diego veteran with PTSD transforms her body and life

    Wednesday, August 1 2018 10:30 AM EDT2018-08-01 14:30:28 GMT

    A local Navy veteran is using fitness to improve her body and her mind all while helping wounded warriors. Katelyn Miller, a former sailor battling PTSD, is competing to become the next cover model for Muscle and Fitness Magazine. 

     

    A local Navy veteran is using fitness to improve her body and her mind all while helping wounded warriors. Katelyn Miller, a former sailor battling PTSD, is competing to become the next cover model for Muscle and Fitness Magazine. 

     
  • Helping veterans achieve dream of home ownership

    Helping veterans achieve dream of home ownership

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 3:56 PM EDT2018-07-11 19:56:41 GMT

    From rising interest rates to a lack of affordable housing, it can be hard to own a home in San Diego. The Department of Veterans Affairs has a loan program to help servicemembers and vets. The problem is not all who are eligible are aware of the benefits. 

     

    From rising interest rates to a lack of affordable housing, it can be hard to own a home in San Diego. The Department of Veterans Affairs has a loan program to help servicemembers and vets. The problem is not all who are eligible are aware of the benefits. 

     
  • Your Stories: Final honor for homeless former Marine

    Your Stories: Final honor for homeless former Marine

    Tuesday, July 3 2018 9:45 PM EDT2018-07-04 01:45:00 GMT
    Tuesday, July 3 2018 9:53 PM EDT2018-07-04 01:53:11 GMT

    News 8 has an update on a story we first brought you last week about a homeless former Marine killed in a hit-and-run accident. Deryck Bacon's widow reached out for help because she wanted her husband buried with honor. And several San Diego groups answered the call. 

     

    News 8 has an update on a story we first brought you last week about a homeless former Marine killed in a hit-and-run accident. Deryck Bacon's widow reached out for help because she wanted her husband buried with honor. And several San Diego groups answered the call. 

     
  • 1st woman Marine to command combat unit at Camp Pendleton

    1st woman Marine to command combat unit at Camp Pendleton

    Thursday, June 28 2018 4:02 PM EDT2018-06-28 20:02:29 GMT
    Thursday, June 28 2018 9:22 PM EDT2018-06-29 01:22:01 GMT

    A historic change of command took place at Camp Pendleton, as the first woman to command a Marine ground combat arms unit took charge.

     

    A historic change of command took place at Camp Pendleton, as the first woman to command a Marine ground combat arms unit took charge.

     
  • Serving Those Who Served: SDSU Veteran Alumni Organization holding fundraiser

    Serving Those Who Served: SDSU Veteran Alumni Organization holding fundraiser

    Tuesday, June 26 2018 4:32 PM EDT2018-06-26 20:32:34 GMT
    Tuesday, June 26 2018 4:48 PM EDT2018-06-26 20:48:06 GMT

    You can help student veterans at San Diego State University by attending an upcoming fundraiser organized by the school's Veteran Alumni Organization. Retired disabled Marine Corps veteran Dan Gomes spoke with Morning Extra about the event this Thursday at Absolution by the Sea in La Jolla.

     

    You can help student veterans at San Diego State University by attending an upcoming fundraiser organized by the school's Veteran Alumni Organization. Retired disabled Marine Corps veteran Dan Gomes spoke with Morning Extra about the event this Thursday at Absolution by the Sea in La Jolla.

     
  • USS Higgins returns to San Diego

    USS Higgins returns to San Diego

    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:47 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:47:39 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:47 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:47:39 GMT

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Higgins received a special homecoming as it returned to San Diego Thursday.

     

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Higgins received a special homecoming as it returned to San Diego Thursday.

     
  • Fundraiser this Saturday at Mira Mesa brewery to help veterans and dogs in need

    Fundraiser this Saturday at Mira Mesa brewery to help veterans and dogs in need

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 5:27 PM EDT2018-06-12 21:27:33 GMT
    Tuesday, June 12 2018 5:37 PM EDT2018-06-12 21:37:14 GMT

    A fundraiser this Saturday in Mira Mesa aims to help homeless veterans and dogs. The Cammies & Canines: Hops, Pops & Dogs event will be held at Protector Brewery the day before Father's Day to honor dads and support local veteran-run nonprofit Cammies & Canines Sanctuary. 

     

    A fundraiser this Saturday in Mira Mesa aims to help homeless veterans and dogs. The Cammies & Canines: Hops, Pops & Dogs event will be held at Protector Brewery the day before Father's Day to honor dads and support local veteran-run nonprofit Cammies & Canines Sanctuary. 

     
  • Walking with the Wounded: 1,000 mile trek across America to support veterans

    Walking with the Wounded: 1,000 mile trek across America to support veterans

    Saturday, June 9 2018 1:56 AM EDT2018-06-09 05:56:25 GMT
    Saturday, June 9 2018 1:56 AM EDT2018-06-09 05:56:25 GMT

    Military servicemembers from two countries are on a new mission Friday to help veterans who suffer from mental health problems.

     

    Military servicemembers from two countries are on a new mission Friday to help veterans who suffer from mental health problems.

     
  • Events at the USS Midway and Balboa Park honor fallen heroes

    Events at the USS Midway and Balboa Park honor fallen heroes

    Monday, May 28 2018 7:03 PM EDT2018-05-28 23:03:46 GMT
    Tuesday, May 29 2018 1:26 AM EDT2018-05-29 05:26:11 GMT

    Many San Diegans spent Memorial Day remembering those who made ultimate sacrifice fighting for our country.

     

    Many San Diegans spent Memorial Day remembering those who made ultimate sacrifice fighting for our country.

     
  • Volunteers lay roses at Fort Rosecrans for Memorial Day

    Volunteers lay roses at Fort Rosecrans for Memorial Day

    Monday, May 28 2018 9:09 AM EDT2018-05-28 13:09:44 GMT
    Monday, May 28 2018 10:19 AM EDT2018-05-28 14:19:15 GMT

    San Diego City Councilmen Chris Ward and David Alvarez are expected Monday to attend the fourth annual Truman San Diego Memorial Day Sunrise Rose Ceremony at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery.

     

    San Diego City Councilmen Chris Ward and David Alvarez are expected Monday to attend the fourth annual Truman San Diego Memorial Day Sunrise Rose Ceremony at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery.

     
  • Dozens gather in Balboa Park to honor fallen soldiers

    Dozens gather in Balboa Park to honor fallen soldiers

    Saturday, May 26 2018 8:05 PM EDT2018-05-27 00:05:04 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 8:05 PM EDT2018-05-27 00:05:04 GMT

    In a ceremony at the Veterans Museum in Balboa Park, people paid homage to those who lost their lives in service to our great nation.

     

    In a ceremony at the Veterans Museum in Balboa Park, people paid homage to those who lost their lives in service to our great nation.

     
  • Coleman University pays tribute to Armed Forces

    Coleman University pays tribute to Armed Forces

    Coleman University paid tribute to military service members during its 55th commencement ceremony Saturday, May 19 in honor of Armed Forces Day.

     

    Coleman University paid tribute to military service members during its 55th commencement ceremony Saturday, May 19 in honor of Armed Forces Day. Members of the Wounded Warrior Battalion-West from Camp Pendleton provided the color guard, as graduates made their way into Spreckels Pavilion in Balboa Park.

     
  • Free admission to SeaWorld for veterans, families through 4th of July

    Free admission to SeaWorld for veterans, families through 4th of July

    Thursday, May 24 2018 7:22 PM EDT2018-05-24 23:22:44 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 2:43 PM EDT2018-05-25 18:43:50 GMT

    Beginning Thursday through July 4, 2018, U.S. veterans and up to three guests may enjoy free admission to SeaWorld San Diego as well as other SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment properties across the country. 

     

    Beginning Thursday through July 4, 2018, U.S. veterans and up to three guests may enjoy free admission to SeaWorld San Diego as well as other SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment properties across the country. 

     
  • SeaWorld offering free admission to active duty military & veterans

    SeaWorld offering free admission to active duty military & veterans

    Friday, May 25 2018 11:58 AM EDT2018-05-25 15:58:14 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 1:08 PM EDT2018-05-25 17:08:47 GMT

    Few things can put in you in a good mood like an animal can.

     

    Few things can put in you in a good mood like an animal can.

     
  • Veterans share their military experience in new book

    Veterans share their military experience in new book

    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:11 PM EDT2018-05-24 16:11:41 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:17 PM EDT2018-05-24 16:17:34 GMT

    From the battlefield to books, writing gives a lot of veterans an outlet to deal with everything that comes their way.

     

    From the battlefield to books, writing gives a lot of veterans an outlet to deal with everything that comes their way.

     
  • Support wounded warriors with the There But Not There campaign

    Support wounded warriors with the There But Not There campaign

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:14 PM EDT2018-05-23 17:14:19 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:14 PM EDT2018-05-23 17:14:19 GMT

    There is a new nationwide campaign underway to honor the contributions made by U.S. and Allied Forces during World War One while also supporting the wounded warriors of today.

     

    There is a new nationwide campaign underway to honor the contributions made by U.S. and Allied Forces during World War One while also supporting the wounded warriors of today.

     
  • First dock-free bikeshare launches at Naval Base San Diego

    First dock-free bikeshare launches at Naval Base San Diego

    Thursday, May 17 2018 4:32 PM EDT2018-05-17 20:32:54 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 9:37 PM EDT2018-05-18 01:37:26 GMT

    Lime, formerly LimeBike, made its debut on Naval Base San Diego Thursday on Bike to Work Day.

     

    Lime, formerly LimeBike, made its debut on Naval Base San Diego Thursday on Bike to Work Day.

     
  • U.S. Border Patrol welcomes California National Guard

    U.S. Border Patrol welcomes California National Guard

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 1:41 PM EDT2018-05-15 17:41:04 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 3:17 PM EDT2018-05-15 19:17:51 GMT

    As part of Operation Guardian Support, the U.S. Border Patrol, San Diego Sector welcomed 108 California National Guard personnel who started training last week.

     

    As part of Operation Guardian Support, the U.S. Border Patrol, San Diego Sector welcomed 108 California National Guard personnel who started training last week.

     
  • Camp Pendleton Marines help hiker with emergency in LA mountains

    Camp Pendleton Marines help hiker with emergency in LA mountains

    Monday, May 14 2018 7:25 PM EDT2018-05-14 23:25:08 GMT
    Monday, May 14 2018 7:25 PM EDT2018-05-14 23:25:08 GMT

    Four off-duty Camp Pendleton Marines hiking in Los Angeles County drew praise Monday for happening upon an ailing hiker and carrying him to where a helicopter could airlift him to a hospital. 

     

    Four off-duty Camp Pendleton Marines hiking in Los Angeles County drew praise Monday for happening upon an ailing hiker and carrying him to where a helicopter could airlift him to a hospital. 

     
  • Conference for veterans and active duty military coming up in San Diego

    Conference for veterans and active duty military coming up in San Diego

    Monday, May 14 2018 4:46 PM EDT2018-05-14 20:46:52 GMT
    Monday, May 14 2018 5:24 PM EDT2018-05-14 21:24:58 GMT

    On Wednesday, military veterans and active duty members will come together to share ideas and inspiration at a conference called Clever Talks. 

     

    On Wednesday, military veterans and active duty members will come together to share ideas and inspiration at a conference called Clever Talks. 

     
  • Local military moms honored in Carlsbad for Mother's Day

    Local military moms honored in Carlsbad for Mother's Day

    Sunday, May 13 2018 8:40 PM EDT2018-05-14 00:40:53 GMT
    Sunday, May 13 2018 8:47 PM EDT2018-05-14 00:47:22 GMT

    A special Mother's Day treat was served up Sunday for dozens of local military moms. Instead of breakfast in bed, they were all treated to a complimentary Mother's Day brunch with their families at the Sheraton Carlsbad Resort and Spa.

     

    A special Mother's Day treat was served up Sunday for dozens of local military moms. Instead of breakfast in bed, they were all treated to a complimentary Mother's Day brunch with their families at the Sheraton Carlsbad Resort and Spa.

     
  • USS Dewey and Sterett return to San Diego after deployment

    USS Dewey and Sterett return to San Diego after deployment

    Friday, May 11 2018 10:34 AM EDT2018-05-11 14:34:42 GMT
    Friday, May 11 2018 12:36 PM EDT2018-05-11 16:36:22 GMT

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Dewey and USS Sterett return to San Diego following a 90-day deployment to the East Sea, Philippine Sea, and Western Pacific.

     

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Dewey and USS Sterett return to San Diego following a 90-day deployment to the East Sea, Philippine Sea, and Western Pacific.

     
  • The USS Theodore Roosevelt and Bunker Hill return to San Diego

    The USS Theodore Roosevelt and Bunker Hill return to San Diego

    Monday, May 7 2018 10:04 AM EDT2018-05-07 14:04:00 GMT
    Tuesday, May 8 2018 8:22 PM EDT2018-05-09 00:22:16 GMT

    Two American aircraft carriers warships returned to San Diego Monday following separate seven-month deployments.

     

    Two American aircraft carriers warships returned to San Diego Monday following separate seven-month deployments.

     
  • USO Stars & Stripes Gala: supporting San Diego’s Military community

    USO Stars & Stripes Gala: supporting San Diego’s Military community

    Tuesday, May 1 2018 5:00 PM EDT2018-05-01 21:00:02 GMT
    Tuesday, May 1 2018 5:00 PM EDT2018-05-01 21:00:02 GMT

    San Diegans know more than most the sacrifices that members of our Armed Services make every day. 

     

    San Diegans know more than most the sacrifices that members of our Armed Services make every day. 

     
  • Home of the Brave: A Vision for Warrior Foundation Freedom Station II

    Home of the Brave: A Vision for Warrior Foundation Freedom Station II

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 5:33 PM EDT2018-04-25 21:33:49 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 3:55 PM EDT2018-04-26 19:55:43 GMT

    Warrior Foundation Freedom Station, a non-profit organization serving ill and injured warriors, broke ground on a second transitional housing facility in San Diego Wednesday.

     

    Warrior Foundation Freedom Station, a non-profit organization serving ill and injured warriors, broke ground on a second transitional housing facility in San Diego Wednesday.

     
  • San Diego being considered for US Army Futures Command HQ

    San Diego being considered for US Army Futures Command HQ

    Thursday, April 19 2018 7:08 PM EDT2018-04-19 23:08:51 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 7:08 PM EDT2018-04-19 23:08:51 GMT

    The Army says it’s considering 15 cities for the headquarters of its planned Futures Command , which will keep track of emerging technology and innovations that could be used in warfighting.

     

    The Army says it’s considering 15 cities for the headquarters of its planned Futures Command , which will keep track of emerging technology and innovations that could be used in warfighting.

     
  • San Diegans give USS Carl Vinson one heck of a homecoming

    San Diegans give USS Carl Vinson one heck of a homecoming

    Thursday, April 12 2018 9:13 PM EDT2018-04-13 01:13:31 GMT
    Thursday, April 12 2018 9:22 PM EDT2018-04-13 01:22:00 GMT

    When the U.S.S. Carl Vinson returned to San Diego on Thursday, sailors were welcomed home by a smiling streak of red, white and blue. 

     

    When the U.S.S. Carl Vinson returned to San Diego on Thursday, sailors were welcomed home by a smiling streak of red, white and blue. 

     
  • Costco to hold special military shopping event

    Costco to hold special military shopping event

    Friday, March 16 2018 5:14 PM EDT2018-03-16 21:14:21 GMT
    Friday, March 16 2018 5:14 PM EDT2018-03-16 21:14:21 GMT

    Costco is honoring active-duty troops and veterans with a special shopping event.  

     

    Costco is honoring active-duty troops and veterans with a special shopping event.  

     
  • Oldest living Pearl Harbor veteran turns 106

    Oldest living Pearl Harbor veteran turns 106

    Monday, March 12 2018 10:07 PM EDT2018-03-13 02:07:35 GMT
    Monday, March 12 2018 10:13 PM EDT2018-03-13 02:13:07 GMT

    The oldest living Pearl Harbor veteran is celebrating a major milestone. Poway resident Ray Chavez turned 106 years old over the weekend.

     

    The oldest living Pearl Harbor veteran is celebrating a major milestone. Poway resident Ray Chavez turned 106 years old over the weekend.

     
  • Marine veteran walking across U.S. for comrades

    Marine veteran walking across U.S. for comrades

    Wednesday, March 7 2018 4:27 PM EST2018-03-07 21:27:29 GMT
    Wednesday, March 7 2018 4:27 PM EST2018-03-07 21:27:29 GMT

    A Marine veteran is making a second grueling walk across the country to raise awareness for his comrades injured in combat.

     

    A Marine veteran is making a second grueling walk across the country to raise awareness for his comrades injured in combat.

     
  • Women join combat training at Camp Pendleton

    Women join combat training at Camp Pendleton

    Wednesday, March 7 2018 12:50 PM EST2018-03-07 17:50:50 GMT
    Wednesday, March 7 2018 12:50 PM EST2018-03-07 17:50:50 GMT

    For the first time, female Marines awoke Wednesday to begin their first full day of training at Camp Pendleton's Marine Combat Training course.

     

    For the first time, female Marines awoke Wednesday to begin their first full day of training at Camp Pendleton's Marine Combat Training course.

     
  • Cybersecurity: Local company looks to recruit vets

    Cybersecurity: Local company looks to recruit vets

    Thursday, March 1 2018 4:38 PM EST2018-03-01 21:38:37 GMT
    Thursday, March 1 2018 7:52 PM EST2018-03-02 00:52:48 GMT

    As we become dependent on modern technology, we also become vulnerable to cyberattacks.

     

    As we become dependent on modern technology, we also become vulnerable to cyberattacks. Responding to those cybersecurity incidents is San Diego-based Proficio, which has a highly skilled team in place, but is now tapping into a new source for talent. Veterans and service members transitioning into the civilian world are the new faces on this digital battle field.

     
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    Jobs in cybersecurity are in demand

    Jobs in cybersecurity are in demand

    Friday, February 2 2018 1:12 PM EST2018-02-02 18:12:24 GMT
    Friday, February 2 2018 1:12 PM EST2018-02-02 18:12:24 GMT

    Cybersecurity is one of the highest paying careers in the world, yet many job positions are still unfilled, why is that? According to Forbes magazine, there are over 40,000 jobs in cybersecurity that are open and companies are desperate to hire qualified professionals.

     

    Cybersecurity is one of the highest paying careers in the world, yet many job positions are still unfilled, why is that? According to Forbes magazine, there are over 40,000 jobs in cybersecurity that are open and companies are desperate to hire qualified professionals.

     
  • Building Coleman University alumni relationships at Padres game

    Building Coleman University alumni relationships at Padres game

    Friday, February 2 2018 1:09 PM EST2018-02-02 18:09:50 GMT
    Friday, February 2 2018 1:09 PM EST2018-02-02 18:09:50 GMT

    The Coleman Alumni Professional Society (CAPS) is a vital part of our community of students and graduates. The goal of an alumni association is to bring ideas and support for improving an institution and guiding current enrolled students towards a fulfilling life in academics.

     

    The Coleman Alumni Professional Society (CAPS) is a vital part of our community of students and graduates. The goal of an alumni association is to bring ideas and support for improving an institution and guiding current enrolled students towards a fulfilling life in academics.

     
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    Give yourself a lifelong gift

    Give yourself a lifelong gift

    Friday, December 8 2017 7:42 PM EST2017-12-09 00:42:50 GMT
    Friday, February 2 2018 12:29 PM EST2018-02-02 17:29:41 GMT

    The season of giving is upon us.  Whether you're deployed or not, at home missing someone on deployment, or readying yourself to transition to civilian life, you probably have a gift list -- gifts you want to give to loved ones, family members, fellow service members, and friends.  

     

    The season of giving is upon us.  Whether you're deployed or not, at home missing someone on deployment, or readying yourself to transition to civilian life, you probably have a gift list -- gifts you want to give to loved ones, family members, fellow service members, and friends.  Whether you buy or make these gifts, or donate money or your time to a charity, the spirit of giving is with you.  

     
  • San Diego Marine honored for saving UPS driver's life

    San Diego Marine honored for saving UPS driver's life

    Saturday, January 27 2018 2:21 AM EST2018-01-27 07:21:45 GMT
    Saturday, January 27 2018 2:21 AM EST2018-01-27 07:21:45 GMT

    A special honor Friday for a San Diego Marine who was in the right place at the right time to save a life.

     

    A special honor Friday for a San Diego Marine who was in the right place at the right time to save a life.

     
  • Special day at SeaWorld for military kids

    Special day at SeaWorld for military kids

    A special group of students from Dana Middle School got a behind-the-scenes tour of SeaWorld San Diego on Thursday thanks to the group Military Kids Unite. About 40 kids were treated to a unique day of learning about sea creatures, while also getting to know each other. News 8 photojournalist Ann-Marie Spaulding tagged along on the adventure.

     

    A special group of students from Dana Middle School got a behind-the-scenes tour of SeaWorld San Diego on Thursday thanks to the group Military Kids Unite. About 40 kids were treated to a unique day of learning about sea creatures, while also getting to know each other. News 8 photojournalist Ann-Marie Spaulding tagged along on the adventure.

     
  • The USS Carl Vinson deploys from Naval Base San Diego

    The USS Carl Vinson deploys from Naval Base San Diego

    Friday, January 5 2018 12:01 PM EST2018-01-05 17:01:04 GMT
    Friday, January 5 2018 4:07 PM EST2018-01-05 21:07:45 GMT

    The Carl Vinson Strike Group departed San Diego for a regularly scheduled deployment to the Western Pacific.

     

    The Carl Vinson Strike Group departed San Diego for a regularly scheduled deployment to the Western Pacific.

     
  • Incredible photos showcase our incredible Marines

    Incredible photos showcase our incredible Marines

    The Marine Corps has had an active 2017. Among their many accomplishments, Marine units were responsible for massive artillery barrages in battles against the terrorist group ISIS. They also participated in air and ground exercises around the world. Many of their accomplishments were captured on camera.

     

    The Marine Corps has had an active 2017. Among their many accomplishments, Marine units were responsible for massive artillery barrages in battles against the terrorist group ISIS. They also participated in air and ground exercises around the world. Many of their accomplishments were captured on camera.

     
  • Honor Flight: Act of kindness bringing generations together

    Honor Flight: Act of kindness bringing generations together

    Thursday, November 30 2017 9:57 PM EST2017-12-01 02:57:44 GMT
    Thursday, November 30 2017 10:04 PM EST2017-12-01 03:04:03 GMT

    Two World War II veterans will soon be taking an honor flight to Washington D.C. thanks to two young girls in Rancho Santa Fe.

     

    Two World War II veterans will soon be taking an honor flight to Washington D.C. thanks to two young girls in Rancho Santa Fe.

     
  • Motel Conversion: Leaving the light on for homeless vets

    Motel Conversion: Leaving the light on for homeless vets

    Thursday, November 30 2017 8:47 PM EST2017-12-01 01:47:18 GMT
    Thursday, November 30 2017 8:55 PM EST2017-12-01 01:55:51 GMT

    Low-income and homeless veterans will soon have access to a new housing development. 

     

    Low-income and homeless veterans will soon have access to a new housing development. 

     
  • Charity campaign to end veteran homelessness begins

    Charity campaign to end veteran homelessness begins

    Tuesday, November 28 2017 3:22 PM EST2017-11-28 20:22:32 GMT
    Tuesday, November 28 2017 4:12 PM EST2017-11-28 21:12:11 GMT

    An effort to get America's veterans off the street and into homes starts Tuesday. 

     

    An effort to get America's veterans off the street and into homes starts Tuesday. 

     
  • USS Higgins departed from San Diego for deployment

    USS Higgins departed from San Diego for deployment

    Monday, November 20 2017 10:19 AM EST2017-11-20 15:19:04 GMT
    Monday, November 20 2017 2:32 PM EST2017-11-20 19:32:08 GMT

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Higgins departed San Diego for deployment to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility Monday.

     

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Higgins departed San Diego for deployment to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility Monday.

     
  • Marine veteran with 6 kids surprised with new set of wheels

    Marine veteran with 6 kids surprised with new set of wheels

    Saturday, November 18 2017 5:47 PM EST2017-11-18 22:47:37 GMT
    Saturday, November 18 2017 7:24 PM EST2017-11-19 00:24:58 GMT

    Before Saturday, Marine veteran Joshua Ray, his wife and six children had just one vehicle to use for all of their family business, and Ray had to take the train from Oceanside to San Diego every day to get to work.

     

    Before Saturday, Marine veteran Joshua Ray, his wife and six children had just one vehicle to use for all of their family business, and Ray had to take the train from Oceanside to San Diego every day to get to work.

     
  • Retired Air Force general shares Vietnam stories

    Retired Air Force general shares Vietnam stories

    Monday, November 13 2017 6:23 PM EST2017-11-13 23:23:16 GMT
    Monday, November 13 2017 6:23 PM EST2017-11-13 23:23:16 GMT

    General Tony McPeak is a retired 4-star general in the Air Force. He served for 37 years and in that time, flew 269 combat missions in Vietnam.  

     

    General Tony McPeak is a retired 4-star general in the Air Force. He served for 37 years and in that time, flew 269 combat missions in Vietnam.  

     
  • Miramar College veterans lounge gets a makeover

    Miramar College veterans lounge gets a makeover

    The Larry Himmel Neighborhood Foundation has teamed up with Jerome's Furniture to help makeover the veterans lounge at Miramar College just in time for Veteran's Day. About a month ago Melinda Lee noticed the furniture was falling apart. She reached out to the foundation, which then got in touch with Jerome's to make it all happen. Jerome's delivered an electric reclining sofa, two chairs, and a bookcase.

     

    The Larry Himmel Neighborhood Foundation has teamed up with Jerome's Furniture to help makeover the veterans lounge at Miramar College just in time for Veteran's Day. About a month ago Melinda Lee noticed the furniture was falling apart. She reached out to the foundation, which then got in touch with Jerome's to make it all happen. Jerome's delivered an electric reclining sofa, two chairs, and a bookcase.

     
  • U.S.S. Midway Foundation donates $450K in grants to 25 nonprofits

    U.S.S. Midway Foundation donates $450K in grants to 25 nonprofits

    Thursday, November 9 2017 2:25 PM EST2017-11-09 19:25:20 GMT
    Thursday, November 9 2017 2:27 PM EST2017-11-09 19:27:31 GMT

    The USS Midway Foundation Thursday announced $450,000 in grants to 25 nonprofits that assist military families, veterans and law enforcement in the San Diego area.

     

    The USS Midway Foundation Thursday announced $450,000 in grants to 25 nonprofits that assist military families, veterans and law enforcement in the San Diego area.

     
  • Working with veterans on CBS hit "SEAL Team"

    Working with veterans on CBS hit "SEAL Team"

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 7:05 PM EST2017-11-09 00:05:35 GMT
    Wednesday, November 8 2017 7:09 PM EST2017-11-09 00:09:54 GMT

    The hit military drama "SEAL Team" follows the professional and personal lives of an elite unit of Navy Seals. David Boreanaz, the star of the freshman drama, spoke with Nichelle Medina about the success of the show and what it’s like to work with real-life members of the military.

     

    The hit military drama "SEAL Team" follows the professional and personal lives of an elite unit of Navy Seals. David Boreanaz, the star of the freshman drama, spoke with Nichelle Medina about the success of the show and what it’s like to work with real-life members of the military.

     
  • San Diego Red Cross volunteers make holiday cards for troops

    San Diego Red Cross volunteers make holiday cards for troops

    Sunday, November 5 2017 8:39 PM EST2017-11-06 01:39:33 GMT
    Sunday, November 5 2017 8:42 PM EST2017-11-06 01:42:36 GMT

    There's no place like home for the holidays - that's why it can be a difficult time of year for so many military families. 

     

    There's no place like home for the holidays - that's why it can be a difficult time of year for so many military families. 

     
  • GI Film Festival San Diego honors decades of war heroes

    GI Film Festival San Diego honors decades of war heroes

    Monday, October 16 2017 3:01 PM EDT2017-10-16 19:01:57 GMT
    Wednesday, October 18 2017 8:44 PM EDT2017-10-19 00:44:03 GMT

    This year's GI Film Festival San Diego will be held Oct. 18 through Oct. 22 at various venues around the county.

     

    This year's GI Film Festival San Diego will be held Oct. 18 through Oct. 22 at various venues around the county.

     
  • GI Film Festival San Diego honors decades of war heroes

    GI Film Festival San Diego honors decades of war heroes

    The GI Film Festival opens Wednesday in San Diego with the opening night screening of "The Two Sides Project." The film tells the story of gold star children who traveled to Vietnam to learn more about the death of their fathers. News 8 photojournalist James Mann spoke with one of the subjects about how the trip gave her closure.

     

    The GI Film Festival opens Wednesday in San Diego with the opening night screening of "The Two Sides Project." The film tells the story of gold star children who traveled to Vietnam to learn more about the death of their fathers. News 8 photojournalist James Mann spoke with one of the subjects about how the trip gave her closure.

     
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    Becoming more than a student at Coleman University

    Becoming more than a student at Coleman University

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 4:21 PM EDT2017-10-17 20:21:55 GMT
    Tuesday, October 17 2017 4:21 PM EDT2017-10-17 20:21:55 GMT

    Continuing your education is more than just being a student who attends their scheduled classes, and turns in your work on time. Giving yourself the chance to learn outside of your classroom through hands-on application and professional development is the key to being a successful professional once you have graduated.

     

    Continuing your education is more than just being a student who attends their scheduled classes, and turns in your work on time. Giving yourself the chance to learn outside of your classroom through hands-on application and professional development is the key to being a successful professional once you have graduated.

     
  • Don't miss the Sea & Air Parade, Fleet Week's signature event

    Don't miss the Sea & Air Parade, Fleet Week's signature event

    Friday, October 13 2017 10:48 AM EDT2017-10-13 14:48:30 GMT
    Saturday, October 14 2017 2:05 PM EDT2017-10-14 18:05:06 GMT

    The signature event of Fleet Week San Diego is scheduled Saturday- the Sea and Air Parade on San Diego Bay.

     

    The signature event of Fleet Week San Diego is scheduled Saturday- the Sea and Air Parade on San Diego Bay.

     
  • San Diego vet wins 5 gold medals at Invictus Games

    San Diego vet wins 5 gold medals at Invictus Games

    Wednesday, September 27 2017 9:10 PM EDT2017-09-28 01:10:36 GMT
    Wednesday, September 27 2017 9:10 PM EDT2017-09-28 01:10:36 GMT

    A San Diego marine has won five gold medals at the Invictus Games in Toronto.

     

    A San Diego marine has won five gold medals at the Invictus Games in Toronto.

     
  • Miramar Air Show: 'A Salute to Vietnam Veterans'

    Miramar Air Show: 'A Salute to Vietnam Veterans'

    Thursday, September 21 2017 9:47 PM EDT2017-09-22 01:47:37 GMT
    Saturday, September 23 2017 3:03 PM EDT2017-09-23 19:03:33 GMT

    The theme of this year's show, "A Salute to Vietnam Veterans,"  is in honor of the sacrifices made by the thousands who served in Vietnam.

     

    The theme of this year's show, "A Salute to Vietnam Veterans,"  is in honor of the sacrifices made by the thousands who served in Vietnam.

     
  • National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic kicks off in San Diego

    National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic kicks off in San Diego

    Veterans from across the country are in San Diego for a special event. They're taking part in a sports clinic designed to improve rehabilitation with adaptable activities. News 8's Heather Hope has details on the National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic.

     

    Veterans from across the country are in San Diego for a special event. They're taking part in a sports clinic designed to improve rehabilitation with adaptable activities. News 8's Heather Hope has details on the National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic.

     
  • Warriors to Summits expedition: No barriers mindset

    Warriors to Summits expedition: No barriers mindset

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 12:57 AM EDT2017-09-19 04:57:41 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 12:57 AM EDT2017-09-19 04:57:41 GMT

    Empowering veterans with disabilities to overcome barriers and unleash their potential; that's the goal behind "No Barriers Warriors" and its "Warriors to Summits" expedition.

     

    Empowering veterans with disabilities to overcome barriers and unleash their potential; that's the goal behind "No Barriers Warriors" and its "Warriors to Summits" expedition.

     
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    Honoring those we lost on September 11

    Honoring those we lost on September 11

    Monday, September 18 2017 7:52 PM EDT2017-09-18 23:52:40 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 7:52 PM EDT2017-09-18 23:52:40 GMT

    As the nation remembers the events of September 11, Norbert Kubilus, the President of Coleman University, shares his memory of that day.

     

    As the nation remembers the events of September 11, Norbert Kubilus, the President of Coleman University, shares his memory of that day.

     
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    Supporting and Encouraging Clean Technology in San Diego

    Supporting and Encouraging Clean Technology in San Diego

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 6:19 PM EDT2017-08-16 22:19:37 GMT
    Thursday, September 7 2017 8:01 PM EDT2017-09-08 00:01:36 GMT

    Coleman University enjoys many opportunities to partner with other organizations that are working on incredible technological developments. This year we were asked to host and care for the only tree in the United States that serves as the North American marker for the 80edays Elduro 2016 Worldwide Electric Vehicle Rally.

     

    Coleman University enjoys many opportunities to partner with other organizations that are working on incredible technological developments. This year we were asked to host and care for the only tree in the United States that serves as the North American marker for the 80edays Elduro 2016 Worldwide Electric Vehicle Rally.

     
  • Laughs 4 Warriors fundraiser to help troops, vets and families

    Laughs 4 Warriors fundraiser to help troops, vets and families

    Thursday, August 24 2017 3:47 PM EDT2017-08-24 19:47:49 GMT
    Thursday, August 24 2017 4:12 PM EDT2017-08-24 20:12:40 GMT

    His comedy career started on a dare and ever since, Will C. has traveled the country hitting clubs, colleges, and military bases.

     

    His comedy career started on a dare and ever since, Will C. has traveled the country hitting clubs, colleges, and military bases.

     
  • Marine killed in military plane crash laid to rest

    Marine killed in military plane crash laid to rest

    Friday, August 18 2017 2:53 PM EDT2017-08-18 18:53:11 GMT
    Friday, August 18 2017 9:39 PM EDT2017-08-19 01:39:01 GMT

    A former high school football hero, who joined the marines and died serving our country, was laid to rest at Miramar National Cemetery.

     

    A former high school football hero, who joined the marines and died serving our country, was laid to rest at Miramar National Cemetery.

     
  • 102-year-old WWII hero honored at Naval Base

    102-year-old WWII hero honored at Naval Base

    Thursday, August 10 2017 11:53 AM EDT2017-08-10 15:53:58 GMT
    Thursday, August 10 2017 3:59 PM EDT2017-08-10 19:59:26 GMT

    A new barracks at Naval Air Station North Island was named Thursday in honor of a 102-year-old hero of the World War II Battle of Midway who became one of the Navy's first black chiefs.

     

    A new barracks at Naval Air Station North Island was named Thursday in honor of a 102-year-old hero of the World War II Battle of Midway who became one of the Navy's first black chiefs.

     
  • Spry WWII combat photog celebrates 100th birthday

    Spry WWII combat photog celebrates 100th birthday

    Saturday, August 5 2017 8:43 PM EDT2017-08-06 00:43:27 GMT
    Sunday, August 6 2017 1:52 PM EDT2017-08-06 17:52:51 GMT

    A local WWII veteran celebrated a special milestone Saturday at Admiral Baker Golf Course.

     

    A local WWII veteran celebrated a special milestone Saturday at Admiral Baker Golf Course.

     
  • Search called off for 3 US Marines who crashed off Australia

    Search called off for 3 US Marines who crashed off Australia

    Saturday, August 5 2017 2:00 PM EDT2017-08-05 18:00:03 GMT
    Sunday, August 6 2017 1:51 PM EDT2017-08-06 17:51:12 GMT

    U.S. military officials called off a search and rescue operation on Sunday for three U.S. Marines who were missing after their Osprey aircraft crashed into the sea off the east coast of Australia while trying to land.

     

    U.S. military officials called off a search and rescue operation on Sunday for three U.S. Marines who were missing after their Osprey aircraft crashed into the sea off the east coast of Australia while trying to land.

     
  • Non-profit fights to give combat interpreters refuge in U.S.

    Non-profit fights to give combat interpreters refuge in U.S.

    Friday, August 4 2017 4:04 PM EDT2017-08-04 20:04:22 GMT
    Friday, August 4 2017 5:18 PM EDT2017-08-04 21:18:57 GMT

    A local chapter of a national non-profit is hard at work protecting some of the most under recognized supporters of troops in foreign lands.

     

    A local chapter of a national non-profit is hard at work protecting some of the most under recognized supporters of troops in foreign lands.

     
  • Suits for Soldiers: Business clothes for veterans seeking new careers

    Suits for Soldiers: Business clothes for veterans seeking new careers

    Thursday, August 3 2017 3:30 PM EDT2017-08-03 19:30:35 GMT
    Thursday, August 3 2017 8:43 PM EDT2017-08-04 00:43:15 GMT

    Local veterans looking for a new job are trading in their uniforms for business suits.   

     

    Local veterans looking for a new job are trading in their uniforms for business suits.   

     
  • Cammies to College: Back to school basics

    Cammies to College: Back to school basics

    Wednesday, August 2 2017 9:49 PM EDT2017-08-03 01:49:42 GMT
    Wednesday, August 2 2017 9:53 PM EDT2017-08-03 01:53:52 GMT

    Summer will be over before you know it and that means it’s time to go back to school.

     

    Summer will be over before you know it and that means it’s time to go back to school.

     
  • USS Dewey returns to San Diego Monday

    USS Dewey returns to San Diego Monday

    Sunday, July 30 2017 6:20 PM EDT2017-07-30 22:20:58 GMT
    Monday, July 31 2017 3:25 PM EDT2017-07-31 19:25:33 GMT

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey returned to Naval Base San Diego Monday following a four-month deployment.

     

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey returned to Naval Base San Diego Monday following a four-month deployment.

     
  • USS Rafael Peralta commissioned at ceremony in Coronado

    USS Rafael Peralta commissioned at ceremony in Coronado

    Saturday, July 29 2017 2:21 PM EDT2017-07-29 18:21:52 GMT
    Saturday, July 29 2017 3:17 PM EDT2017-07-29 19:17:58 GMT

    The Navy's latest destroyer is scheduled to enter service Saturday during a ceremony in Coronado, where the vessel will be named in memory of a Marine from San Diego who was killed in action in 2004 in Fallujah, Iraq. 

     

    The Navy's latest destroyer is scheduled to enter service Saturday during a ceremony in Coronado, where the vessel will be named in memory of a Marine from San Diego who was killed in action in 2004 in Fallujah, Iraq. 

     
  • Marine Captain sent off on 100-day run across U.S.

    Marine Captain sent off on 100-day run across U.S.

    A large crowd gathered in San Diego to send off a Marine Captain embarking on a 100-day run across the United States. USMC Captain Maggie Seymour served our country for 10 years, and in that span, she developed close connections with several military groups and communities. She's running to raise awareness for their individual causes and hopes that her mission will point more support in their direction. Captain Seymour expects to finish her run in Virginia Beach in late October.

     

    A large crowd gathered in San Diego to send off a Marine Captain embarking on a 100-day run across the United States. USMC Captain Maggie Seymour served our country for 10 years, and in that span, she developed close connections with several military groups and communities. She's running to raise awareness for their individual causes and hopes that her mission will point more support in their direction. Captain Seymour expects to finish her run in Virginia Beach in late October.

     
  • Marine dog with cancer gets tear-filled farewell

    Marine dog with cancer gets tear-filled farewell

    Thursday, July 27 2017 4:19 PM EDT2017-07-27 20:19:30 GMT
    Thursday, July 27 2017 4:49 PM EDT2017-07-27 20:49:16 GMT

     Hundreds of people in Michigan came together to say a tear-filled final goodbye to a cancer-stricken dog who served three tours in Afghanistan with the U.S. Marines.

     

     Hundreds of people in Michigan came together to say a tear-filled final goodbye to a cancer-stricken dog who served three tours in Afghanistan with the U.S. Marines.

     
  • 'Stand Down' for homeless veterans kicks off

    'Stand Down' for homeless veterans kicks off

    Friday, July 21 2017 9:46 AM EDT2017-07-21 13:46:45 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 4:05 PM EDT2017-07-21 20:05:50 GMT

    The 30th annual Stand Down for homeless veterans began Friday at San Diego High School. About 1,000 former military members and their families will receive various services from volunteers through Sunday.

     

    The 30th annual Stand Down for homeless veterans began Friday at San Diego High School. About 1,000 former military members and their families will receive various services from volunteers through Sunday.

     
  • USS Gabrielle Giffords arrives at Naval Base San Diego

    USS Gabrielle Giffords arrives at Naval Base San Diego

    Wednesday, July 5 2017 11:14 AM EDT2017-07-05 15:14:34 GMT
    Wednesday, July 5 2017 3:56 PM EDT2017-07-05 19:56:16 GMT

    The littoral combat ship USS Gabrielle Giffords arrived at its home port of San Diego Wednesday, less than a month after it was commissioned in Texas.

     

    The littoral combat ship USS Gabrielle Giffords arrived at its home port of San Diego Wednesday, less than a month after it was commissioned in Texas.

     
  • The Rosie Network provides support for military entrepreneurs

    The Rosie Network provides support for military entrepreneurs

    Monday, July 3 2017 7:26 PM EDT2017-07-03 23:26:02 GMT
    Monday, July 3 2017 8:22 PM EDT2017-07-04 00:22:28 GMT

    The Rosie Network aims to help military spouses, transitioning service members and veterans start and grow their own business.

     

    The Rosie Network aims to help military spouses, transitioning service members and veterans start and grow their own business.

     
  • Celebrating 4th of July with Naturalization Ceremony at the USS Midway

    Celebrating 4th of July with Naturalization Ceremony at the USS Midway

    Monday, July 3 2017 4:03 PM EDT2017-07-03 20:03:08 GMT
    Monday, July 3 2017 4:03 PM EDT2017-07-03 20:03:08 GMT

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) welcomed America’s newest citizens during a special naturalization ceremony at the USS Midway Museum Monday.

     

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) welcomed America’s newest citizens during a special naturalization ceremony at the USS Midway Museum Monday.

     
  • Military families celebrate Christmas in June

    Military families celebrate Christmas in June

    Sunday, June 25 2017 2:40 PM EDT2017-06-25 18:40:06 GMT
    Sunday, June 25 2017 2:40 PM EDT2017-06-25 18:40:06 GMT

    Despite the warm weather, it wasn't hard to get into the holiday spirit in Tierrasanta on Saturday where military families celebrated Christmas. 

     

    Despite the warm weather, it wasn't hard to get into the holiday spirit in Tierrasanta on Saturday where military families celebrated Christmas. 

     
  • Rep. Susan Davis holds Town Hall for veterans in El Cajon

    Rep. Susan Davis holds Town Hall for veterans in El Cajon

    Saturday, June 24 2017 6:40 PM EDT2017-06-24 22:40:04 GMT
    Saturday, June 24 2017 6:55 PM EDT2017-06-24 22:55:31 GMT

    A town hall meeting meant for veterans to share their experiences with civilians who haven't gone through combat is scheduled for Saturday in El Cajon.

     

    A town hall meeting meant for veterans to share their experiences with civilians who haven't gone through combat is scheduled for Saturday in El Cajon.

     
  • Homecoming for USS Carl Vinson Strike Group

    Homecoming for USS Carl Vinson Strike Group

    Friday, June 23 2017 9:55 AM EDT2017-06-23 13:55:17 GMT
    Friday, June 23 2017 6:44 PM EDT2017-06-23 22:44:42 GMT

    San Diego-based ships and sailors in the carrier strike group led by the USS Carl Vinson returned to San Diego Friday after a deployment of more than five months.

     

    San Diego-based ships and sailors in the carrier strike group led by the USS Carl Vinson returned to San Diego Friday after a deployment of more than five months.

     
  • On The Homefront: Military free passes to Balboa Park museums

    On The Homefront: Military free passes to Balboa Park museums

    Balboa Park is one of the best things about San Diego, but the cost to see all it has to offer can really add up. To make it easier for military families to take full advantage of its treasures, the park's Cultural Partnership Foundation and some generous donors are on a mission. 

     

    Balboa Park is one of the best things about San Diego, but the cost to see all it has to offer can really add up. To make it easier for military families to take full advantage of its treasures, the park's Cultural Partnership Foundation and some generous donors are on a mission. 

     
  • On the Homefront: New "Megan Leavey" movie based on Pendleton marine

    On the Homefront: New "Megan Leavey" movie based on Pendleton marine

    Friday, June 9 2017 8:39 PM EDT2017-06-10 00:39:25 GMT
    Friday, June 9 2017 8:39 PM EDT2017-06-10 00:39:25 GMT

    The story of a Camp Pendleton marine's battle to adopt the war dog she fought alongside is now a major motion picture.

     

    The story of a Camp Pendleton marine's battle to adopt the war dog she fought alongside is now a major motion picture.

     
  • Camp Pendleton holds K9 bomb-sniffing boot camp

    Camp Pendleton holds K9 bomb-sniffing boot camp

    A 3-day training session is taking place at Camp Pendleton for some very special students.

    Bomb-sniffing dogs from across the country are getting some additional training detecting different explosive odors.  

    News 8's Kelly Hessedal spent the day with the K9s and their handlers.

     

    A 3-day training session is taking place at Camp Pendleton for some very special students.

    Bomb-sniffing dogs from across the country are getting some additional training detecting different explosive odors.  

    News 8's Kelly Hessedal spent the day with the K9s and their handlers.

     
  • Local USMC wife turns grief into action

    Local USMC wife turns grief into action

    Wednesday, May 31 2017 3:30 PM EDT2017-05-31 19:30:50 GMT
    Thursday, June 1 2017 7:34 PM EDT2017-06-01 23:34:35 GMT

    A North County woman has turned grief into action following the death of her marine husband. Lieutenant Colonel Mario "Sugar Bear" Carazo, was killed in Afghanistan in 2010.

     

    A North County woman has turned grief into action following the death of her marine husband. Lieutenant Colonel Mario "Sugar Bear" Carazo, was killed in Afghanistan in 2010.

     
  • On The Home Front: Taking an oath to prevent veteran suicide

    On The Home Front: Taking an oath to prevent veteran suicide

    Tuesday, May 30 2017 2:17 AM EDT2017-05-30 06:17:07 GMT
    Tuesday, May 30 2017 12:02 PM EDT2017-05-30 16:02:05 GMT

    On Memorial Day, some veterans are on mission as they continue their fight to prevent veteran suicide.

     

    On Memorial Day, some veterans are on mission as they continue their fight to prevent veteran suicide.

     
  • Memorial Day tribute at Fort Rosecrans one of many around San Diego

    Memorial Day tribute at Fort Rosecrans one of many around San Diego

    Monday, May 29 2017 10:15 AM EDT2017-05-29 14:15:27 GMT
    Monday, May 29 2017 9:00 PM EDT2017-05-30 01:00:05 GMT

    Vice Adm. Nora Tyson, commander of the Navy's Third Fleet, was the keynote speaker Monday at the annual Memorial Day observance at the Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery.

     

    Vice Adm. Nora Tyson, commander of the Navy's Third Fleet, was the keynote speaker Monday at the annual Memorial Day observance at the Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery.

     
  • San Diegans honor fallen service members

    San Diegans honor fallen service members

    Saturday, May 27 2017 3:25 PM EDT2017-05-27 19:25:40 GMT
    Sunday, May 28 2017 6:46 PM EDT2017-05-28 22:46:33 GMT

    Veterans are being honored across San Diego County during Memorial Day weekend and dozens of Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts were among those spending their Saturday placing American flags at burial sites at the Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery.

     

    Veterans are being honored across San Diego County during Memorial Day weekend and dozens of Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts were among those spending their Saturday placing American flags at burial sites at the Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery.

     
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