Featured by Erika I. Ritchie, The Orange County Register
Ceremony held at Camp Pendleton for Marines and sailor killed in tragic AAV sinking
Marines and sailors at Camp Pendleton honored the men lost when their seafaring amphibious assault vehicle sank off San Clemente Island
Community outpouring helping families of men who died in Marine AAV training exercise
Hundreds gathered at a vigil at Del Mar Beach on Camp Pendleton to remember the eight Marines and one sailor who died when an amphibious assault vehicle sank off San Clemente Island
With honor ceremony, Marines and sailor who died in ocean training exercise are flown to Dover Air Force Base
The flag-draped caskets of seven Marines and a sailor who died when their seafaring vehicle sank off San Clemente Island headed to Dover Air Force Base on Wednesday, Aug. 12
How the missing Marines, sailor and amphibious vehicle were found
A U.S. Navy diving and salvage ship is on its way to the northwest end of San Clemente Island to begin recovering eight servicemen and a amphibious assault vehicle found after several days searching the seafloor
Decorated Marine commander of legendary Darkhorse Battalion dies after sudden illness
A highly-decorated commander of one of Camp Pendleton’s most battle-worn battalions died suddenly just a few weeks after relinquishing command
Marine dies in training accident at California mountain warfare center
A 21-year-old Marine died Sunday, Oct. 20, while training at the Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Center in Bridgeport, California, Marine Corps officials said
Fatal training accidents are on the rise. Now the families of the fallen are pushing lawmakers to do something about it
They have banded together with families of other rollover victims to push lawmakers into action — to determine what's causing the rise in training accidents and how they can be curtailed
Camp Pendleton’s Darkhorse Battalion is getting a permanent memorial
A plan to create a permanent monument for Camp Pendleton's 3rd Battalion/5th Marines — a unit Laguna Hills adopted in 2008 — is moving forward
Helicopter catches fire during training flight near Marine Corps Air Station Miramar
A CH-53E Super Stallion from Marine Corps Air Station Miramar was on a routine training flight when it caught fire, Thursday afternoon, June 6, Marine Corps officials said
The US military doesn’t follow its own rules when investigating domestic violence on bases
An analysis of more than 200 cases of domestic violence at eight military installations has determined that commanders and law enforcement personnel are not following their own rules when investigating and handling these cases and their victims.
2 Marines receive Corps’s highest non-combat award for life-saving actions during Las Vegas mass shooting
Sgt. Austin Cox and Marine veteran Sgt. Michael Vura were awarded Navy and Marine Corps Medals for exceptional bravery and selfless actions in saving lives and preventing serious bodily harm of others around them during the largest mass shooting in modern American history
Corps says Marine missing in California backcountry is most likely dead
First Lt. Matthew Kraft, who has been missing in the High Sierra backcountry for more than a month, likely has died after being "overcome by severe winter storms," the Marine Corps concluded Thursday, April 11
Search for clues continues in case of Camp Pendleton Marine missing in California backcountry
Efforts to find an infantry Marine officer who disappeared during a ski trip into the High Sierra backcountry in February continue, with area law enforcement searching for any clues
Family of Marine who died standing watch dispute Corps’ suicide ruling
The family of Lance Cpl. Riley Schultz, who died from a gunshot to the head while standing guard at his post during a training exercise at Camp Pendleton on March 15, continues to dispute the Marine Corps' ruling of suicide.
Death of Marine shot in head while on guard duty at Camp Pendleton ruled a suicide
Marine Corps officials have ruled the death of Lance Cpl. Riley Schultz — who died from a gunshot wound to the head while on duty at Camp Pendleton — a suicide
Wounded Warriors show off their athletic skills at Marine Corps Trials
The event is put on by the Wounded Warrior Regiment, based at Quantico, Va., which works with Marines and their families to adapt to and overcome illnesses and injuries. Currently, 661 Wounded Warriors nationwide receive services
California Man Imprisoned For Stabbing 3 Camp Pendleton Marines In Bar Fight
A 24-year-old Dana Point, California man accused of stabbing three Marines outside a bar in San Clemente in August has been sentenced to four years in prison.
Marine Drill Instructor Receives Posthumous Heroism Honor For Rescuing 2 Women Trapped In Cars
In September, Marine Sgt. Gary G. Wilson, of Murrieta, California, rescued two women trapped in their cars — one vehicle...
More Than 1,000 Marines At Camp Pendleton Ordered To US-Mexico Border
About 1,100 Marines in the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force will go to the U.S.-Mexico border this week in support of...
4 Marines File Lawsuit Over Gas Explosion That Left Them Badly Burned
Tagen Schmidt, a Marine corporal who was critically burned when an amphibious assault vehicle he was riding in burst into flames...
Female Marines Train For Battle Alongside Men For First Time In Camp Pendleton History
CAMP PENDLETON – Sgt. Margarita Palli, an instructor at the Marine Combat Training Battalion, knew early on who her platoon...
Decorated Marine Who Served In World War II, Korea And Vietnam Gets Emotional Burial At Sea
Robert Berry Sinclair, a highly decorated Marine Corps aviator who served in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam, was celebrated...
The Head Of The Marine Corps’ Premier Fighting Force Is Taking His Talents West
CAMP PENDLETON — A general – credited with an incredible work ethic and team leadership – relinquished command of the...
More US Service Members Die Training Than At War. Can The Pentagon Change That?
One Marine was killed and 11 others injured when a CH-53 E Super Stallion helicopter made a hard landing near...
Flight Surgeon Killed By Helicopter Blade At Camp Pendleton Continues Mission Of Service
Navy Lt. James Mazzuchelli, a flight surgeon for a Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron, lived to help others and now, even...