Four graduate Air Force Basic Training

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO – LACKLAND, SAN ANTONIO, Texas – U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Joven I. Isip, U.S. Air Force Airman Ryan Vasquez, U.S. Air Force Airman Luis D. Vazquez and U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Dimitri Pfeifer all graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Isip is the son […]

Bronze Star medal awarded to Vietnam War veteran

Bronze Star medal awarded to Vietnam War veteran

Sgt. Joseph E, Engles was just a young man when he found himself in one of the deadliest battles in Vietnam, The Battle of Soui Tre. Originally scheduled for March 18, 1967, plans had to be scrapped due to “obstacles” which prevented the 2nd Battalion 22nd Infantry and the 2nd Battalion 34th Armor from securing […]

Three graduate Air Force basic training

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, TEXAS – The Air Force graduated three new airmen from the Temecula Valley. U.S. Air Force Airman Aaron V. Crump, U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Antonia G. Bannister and U.S. Air Force Airman Brad A. Burgess all graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in Texas. Crump is the son of […]

Two residents deployed in support of Atlantic Resolve

TEMECULA – Army Spc. Juventino Cervantes and Army Sgt. Russell W. Watkins have deployed overseas in support of Atlantic Resolve. Cervantes is a 2013 graduate of Heritage High School in Menifee. Watkins is a 2001 graduate of Temecula Valley High School in Temecula. Atlantic Resolve is a demonstration of continued U.S. commitment to collective security through a series of […]

Southern California quilters host Quilts of Valor National Sew Day

Southern California quilters host Quilts of Valor National Sew Day

SUN CITY – The annual Sew Day for Quilts of Valor drew 39 quilters and supportive people from around Southern California Saturday, Feb. 11, to Sun City Civic Association. It began in 2003 as a grassroots effort on the East Coast to cover our troops “touched by war” after serving in Iraq and Afghanistan with […]

Local war hero’s sacrifice being honored through solar power

Local war hero’s sacrifice being honored through solar power

TEMECULA – Temecula’s war hero, Cpl. Juan Dominguez, is being honored for his sacrifices serving in the Marines by being given a free solar power system. Regionally headquartered company, Sullivan Solar Power, is donating the solar power system, which will save Dominguez and his family $132,226 on electricity costs over the next 20 years. While […]

Nominations for Senator Stone’s Veterans Service Awards now being accepted

Nominations are now being accepted from individuals and groups for the 2017 Veterans Service Awards presented by State Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside County). The awards are given annually to 10 military veterans from the 28th Senate District who have gone above and beyond the call of duty to help their fellow veterans and members of […]

Camp Pendleton celebrates 75 years

CAMP PENDLETON – Camp Pendleton commemorates its 75th anniversary with a series of celebratory events now through September 2017. The base invites the public to a number of events including the Battle Colors Ceremony, multiple base tours, the World Famous Mud Run, an evening colors ceremony, and various events in the San Diego area. Base […]

Warfighter Made works to help veterans transition to civilian life

Warfighter Made works to help veterans transition to civilian life

Their motto, “Adapted to the injury … customized for the soul” resonates as Warfighter Made works with other like-minded nonprofits, businesses and individuals to ensure combat injured veterans get the best experience possible. Warfighter Made gives them a necessary outlet. “Upon leaving the military, it is difficult for veterans to transition back to civilian life, […]

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