Camp Pendleton

Loud Noise Heard Throughout Temecula Valley From Camp Pendleton

The Marine base warned of "noise generating events."<p>TEMECULA VALLEY, CA — Residents of Temecula and Murrieta were stunned Monday afternoon after a …

Temecula

Booms Rattle Homes In San Clemente

Did your house shake and rattle today in San Clemente? Camp Pendleton warned of "sounds of freedom" bombing this week.<p>SAN CLEMENTE, CA — All was …

U.S. Marines

Camp Pendleton female Marines mark 75th anniversary — photos, stories sought

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the first female Marines arriving for duty at Camp Pendleton.<p>The first female Marine based at Camp Pendleton …

Military

Camp Pendleton Police Given Time to File Waivers After Being Overpaid

Civilian police officers serving at Camp Pendleton and Naval Weapons Station Fallbrook have been given until June to file waiver requests, after the …

U.S. Military

Civilian police officers at Camp Pendleton given extra time to file waiver requests after being told to return money they were overpaid

Civilian police officers serving at Camp Pendleton and Naval Weapons Station Fallbrook have been given until June to file waiver requests, after the …

Corruption

YouTube shooter posted bizarre videos, manifesto before rampage

A deranged gun-wielding woman who posted a bizarre online manifesto blasting YouTube opened fire Tuesday at the company’s northern California …

Internet

National landmark on base open for tours

The historic 150-year-old Las Flores Adobe at Camp Pendleton, a registered National Historic Landmark, is open for tours starting Friday, April 6.<p>The …

California

Senators Harris, Feinstein ask Pentagon to waive payback of thousands of dollars demanded from civilian police at Camp Pendleton

U.S. Senators Kamala Harris and Dianne Feinstein have asked Pentagon officials to waive thousands of dollars the federal government is demanding from …

Orange County

Feds settle case with I.T. contractor over wages at Camp Pendleton and elsewhere

After hashing out a settlement with federal investigators, an Atlanta-based company will repay 14 workers $354,978 in back wages for Navy information …

Jim Mattis

21 of the military's most common clichés

There are certain phrases military service members hear on the regular, and by regular, we mean they are over-used like crazy.<p>While every workplace has its own cliche buzzwords — we're talking about you there, "corporate synergy" — the military has plenty to choose from. The WATM team put its …

Military

Veterans, 5th Marine Regiment Welcome New Vietnam War Memorial on Camp Pendleton

Share This Article:<p>Veterans, along with Marines and Sailors of the 5th Marine Regiment, celebrated the arrival Thursday of a new Vietnam War Memorial …

Military

Vietnam monument arrives at Camp Pendleton marking National Vietnam Veteran’s Day

CAMP PENDLETON — Cpl. Orlando Pena stood at attention, saluting as three flatbed trucks entered the base on their way to the 5th Marine Regiment …

Military

5th Marines Vietnam War Memorial

Nelvin C. Cepeda / San Diego Union-Tribune<p>Marines waited roadside for the arrival of the 5th Marines Vietnam War Memorial to Camp Pendleton.<p>Marines …

Vietnam War

Feds reach settlement with Santee contractor to pay stiffed workers

The U.S. Department of Labor announced Wednesday that investigators had reached a settlement with a Santee builder to repay back wages owed to the …

San Diego

Stonework for Vietnam memorial arrives at Camp Pendleton

Sitting 4 ½ years ago in the shadows of the 5th Marine Regiment’s memorial garden, Steve Colwell dreamed that someday he’d return to see a granite …

Military

Vietnam Memorial Arrives in SD After 12-State Journey

A memorial to honor the more than 2,700 5th Marine Regiment servicemembers killed in action during the Vietnam War arrived in San Diego Tuesday after …

Military

Marine heart attack victim identified

The Marine Corps has identified the recruit who died Sunday morning after experiencing an apparent heart attack.<p>Pvt. Patrick Armando Vega, 21, of …

Military

Brain injury center to open at Marine base

A brain injury treatment center for military personnel will open its doors April 2 near the Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton.<p>The $11.5 million Intrepid …

The Brain

Camp Pendleton Civilian Police Must Pay Back Thousands After DoD Error

CAMP PENDLETON -- Matt Hughes served as an infantryman in the Marine Corps for a decade. He wanted to continue his service to the community and hoped …

U.S. Military

Man's metric name change aims to wake up America

Miles Lartch has a bone to pick with America, and he’s willing to stake his name on it.<p>Earlier this month, the 63-year-old retiree filed paperwork at …

Second Amendment

Rushed to hospital Saturday, Marine recruit dies on Sunday

A Marine recruit treated for a heart attack late Friday died in an unnamed local hospital on Sunday morning, Marine officials say.<p>The military is …

Los Angeles

Marine recruit in critical condition following 'medical emergency'

A Marine drill instructor treated a recruit with cardiopulmonary resuscitation around midnight Friday and the patient now is in critical condition at …

Military

VA Secretary Shulkin Going 'Very Soon,' Kelly Staying

VA Secretary Dr. David Shulkin will be leaving his post in the near future, but the job of the White House chief of staff, retired Marine Gen. John …

Military

Navy SEAL acquitted in rape case

• A military jury on March 15 acquitted Navy Lt. Joseph “Joey” Benevento in two rape cases.<br>• The Navy SEAL had faced six specifications of rape tied to …

Military

Airport Usage Is Up — But Demand to Move and Expand It Is Way Down

Twelve years ago, proponents of a plan to relocate the San Diego International Airport had a simple pitch: Way more people are going to use the …

San Diego

Man accused of murdering Marine from Wisconsin appears in court

A man accused of stabbing to death a fellow Marine from Wisconsin appeared in military court Thursday in California.<p>For the first time since Ethan …

Crime

Decent: Fridays bring out some of the best in Naperville at VFW Fish Fry

During Lent, Naperville's Judd Kendall VFW post is much more than a place to get a great fish fry on the eight Fridays leading up to Easter.<p>It also provides somewhere for good friends to reminisce about old times, for families to spend quality time together and for the community to support one of …

U.S. Marines

Meet One Of the Most Inspiring—and Fittest—Soldiers In the World

This amputee and Paralympic medalist is a case study in what it takes to achieve your goals<p>In 2007, my friend Rob Jones joined the Marine Corps Reserves as a combat engineer. He specialized in explosives and detecting buried improvised explosive devices (IEDs).<p>Rob first deployed to Habbaniya, Iraq …

Salt Lake City

Former 'Navy Mayor' Urges Reassessment Of San Onofre's Nuclear Waste Risks

The former “Navy Mayor” of San Diego is asking top brass at Camp Pendleton to consider moving the spent fuel from San Onofre to a site on the base, …

San Diego

Suspect identified in fatal stabbing at Camp Pendleton

CAMP PENDLETON — Marine Private First Class Raymond W. Begay appeared before a preliminary hearing officer Thursday, March 22, who will recommend the …

Latin America