Seventy years ago, U.S. Marines landed on the Japanese island of Iwo Jima during WWII and fought a major battle on it from Feb. 19 to March 26. One of those Marines, Stg. Major Marion Viera, 93, shared his memories of the battle with an audience at the West Coast Ammo store in Temecula on […]
SAN ANTONIO – Air Force Airman Seth T. Burdelas graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate […]
The levees at Lake Elsinore inlet channel were in full military takeover from March 23-27. In an exercise not conducted since 2002, the Marine Corps 7th Engineer Support Battalion and 1st Marine Logistics Group constructed two bridges in a drill to build and dismantle water and land bridges over the span of a week. Lake […]
CARLSBAD – Anthony Tucker of Murrieta was awarded Army and Navy Academy’s General William W. Crouch Distinguished Leadership Award for his performance during the fall 2014 semester. The award is granted each semester to cadets who serve with distinction in a leadership position of platoon sergeant or higher in the Academy’s Corps of Cadets. They […]
SAN DIEGO – A 34-year-old Camp Pendleton Marine was killed early today in a crash on Interstate 805 in Kearny Mesa. The Marine, a Sacramento resident, crashed his speeding motorcycle into a Honda Accord, which had just been struck by a hit-and-run driver in the northbound lanes near exit ramp to Balboa Avenue about 3:45 a.m., according to the […]
Exhibit will be unveiled Saturday as part of a four-month UC Riverside exhibit.
TEMECULA – National Charity League, Inc., Temecula Valley Chapter is participating in its national organization’s initiative to support military personnel and their families.
Army Pvt. Allison R. Zaremski graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. She is the daughter of Dawn M. DeCuir of Temecula and a graduate of Great Oak High School in Temecula. Army Pvt. Rene R. Follosco also graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson. He is the son of Vida R. and nephew of Myrna O. Follosco and Avelino Olaso, […]