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Dude, where’s my Humvee? For real, the California National Guard needs your help finding it
That green camo will make it really hard to find
Trump presents Distinguished Flying Cross to National Guard aircrews for daring wildfire rescues
President Donald Trump awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross on Monday to two California Army National Guard aircrews who flew repeatedly into a raging wildfire in two separate endeavors to rescue hundreds of trapped campers -- despite being warned repeatedly to abort due to the dange
California National Guard helps rescue dozens of people trapped by wildfire
“The priority right now is community and life safety."
2 soldiers killed in Black Hawk helicopter crash off California coast
Two soldiers were killed and three injured when their UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed on San Clemente Island late Thursday, according to a Defense Department official
The National Guard and US military are helping to fight California’s massive fires
The National Guard and U.S. military have sent assistance to the site of massive fires in Northern California that have burned hundreds of homes and spurred the evacuation of tens of thousands of residents
The military’s first hypersonic weapon just got one step closer to completion
Hypersonic weapons can travel more than five times the speed of sound, or around one mile per second.
California airman accused of ambush killing is ‘narcissistic,’ allegedly abused late wife, relative says
Staff Sgt. Steven Carrillo is a member of the 60th Security Force Squadron and team leader of the Phoenix Ravens, a specially-trained security force that protects aircraft from terrorist and “criminal threats"
FBI investigating link between California airman behind ambush murder and Oakland shootings
After a Santa Cruz County sheriff's deputy was shot and killed on Saturday, federal investigators are trying to determine whether the slaying is connected to other recent crimes in the Bay Area, including the shooting of another officer in Oakland last week
The Marine Corps is keeping barber shops open amid the COVID-19 pandemic, defying common sense
The commander of tens of thousands of troops at Camp Pendleton wants Marines to keep their cuts high and tight — and base barber shops are more than happy to oblige
‘A battle going on inside your body’ – Army vet describes what it’s like to survive COVID-19
Army veteran Yvette Paz believes the illness tests one’s mental state as much it does the physical. The virus is a solitary war, she said.
‘One hell of a patriot’ — Combat airman who played Taps for over 5,000 veteran funerals dies at 98
As mourners gathered at veteran funerals, Otto always stood at parade rest, apart from the crowd. In 100-degree heat or the chill of winter, Otto wasn't about to sit down while on duty.
Trump activates National Guard in New York, California, and Washington state to assist with COVID-19 response
Two Navy hospital ships are also being dispatched to each coast.
Pentagon mobilizes 1,500 National Guard troops to help battle coronavirus
The National Guard has been activated in 18 states to staff testing facilities and emergency op centers and sanitize public areas and transport healthcare workers.
‘It’s hard to make sense of this’ — Inside the Travis Air Force Base coronavirus quarantine
The Gleason family set out on what was supposed to be a relaxing ocean cruise three weeks ago. They’ve ended up in a limbo that’s tested their resilience like never before.
Army identifies soldier killed in Fort Irwin military training exercise
Pfc. Justin Candido Kirby, 21, was conducting combat maneuver operations in a Humvee when a "vehicle accident" occurred, the Army said.
Soldier killed in training exercise at Fort Irwin
A U.S. Army soldier was killed and another sustained injuries during a training exercise at Fort Irwin on Monday, authorities said.
A veteran is now being treated for coronavirus at the Palo Alto VA
The coronavirus has officially spread to the veteran community, Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie told House lawmakers in a hearing on Wednesday.
A year after this Marine disappeared on a hike, his family is still unsure what happened
Matthew Kraft, a platoon leader with the 1st Battalion/7th Marines at Twentynine Palms, part of the 1st Marine Division based at Camp Pendleton, disappeared after taking leave from the Marine Corps for a two-week backcountry ski trip along the High Sierra Route starting Feb. 24, 2019
California to officially apologize for the WWII internment of Japanese Americans
California expected to approve, with Gov. Gavin Newsom's endorsement, a formal apology to all Americans of Japanese descent for the state's role in policies that culminated with their mass incarceration
300+ Americans, 14 with coronavirus, flown to US military bases after quarantine in Japan
The new arrivals will be taken into another two-week quarantine.
350 American coronavirus evacuees arrive at Travis AFB
The evacuees will be quarantined for 14 days after landing, said the Department of Defense.
The 195 Americans who fled coronavirus in China will be quarantined at March ARB for 14 days, CDC says
"We would rather be remembered for overreacting than under-reacting."
Trump launches coronavirus task force as US readies more Wuhan evacuations
The State Department said it would arrange future evacuation flights from Wuhan with capacity for private U.S. citizens.
California Air Force base to house US citizens evacuated from China due to Wuhan coronavirus
"March Air Reserve Base and the DoD stand ready to provide housing support to Health and Human Services (HHS) as they work to handle the arrival of nearly 200 people."
Meet the fallen US defense contractor whose death helped fuel the current Iran crisis
"He was the only person I knew here," his wife said. "It still doesn't feel real."