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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.
The series of earthquakes that rocked Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake in California on July 4 and 5 of this year will end up costing the service more than $5 billion to return the essential weapons and aircraft testing facility to mission capable status.
Now it looks like those quakes have foisted a new cost on another service: critical testing time for a mothership-deployed swarm system eerily reminiscent of those damn Protoss carriers from StarCraft.
The former president of a veterans charity who was convicted last year of crimes related to spending the nonprofit's money on jewelry, shopping and other personal expenses has been sentenced to a year in prison, with the sentence stayed pending appeal, according to court records.
We salute the Army recruit who got his first haircut in 15 years before shipping out to basic training
A 23-year-old California native received his first haircut in 15 years to enlist in the U.S. Army.
U.S. Army Pvt. Reynaldo Arroyo of Riverside donated 150 inches of hair to Locks of Love and enlisted in the Army as an infantryman on Thursday.
"I'm just really excited to be enlisting in the U.S. Army," Arroyo said in a Facebook video. "Hopefully, some lucky little girl's going to get it."
Two bomb squads assisted the El Dorado County Sheriff's Office in handling a live military mortar shell that was left in a donation box at a Goodwill store in Placerville, California last week.
LAGUNA HILLS — 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.
The battalion, known as Darkhorse, is celebrated each year during the city's annual Memorial Day Half Marathon, which raises funds for Team Darkhorse, a community group that supports the battalion's Marines and their families. During the race, banners of the 25 Darkhorse Marines killed during a 2010 deployment to Afghanistan are displayed along the route, on city streets.