Wreckage of missing USMC chopper found in Nepal

Wreckage of missing USMC chopper found in Nepal

SAN DIEGO – The wreckage of a helicopter believed to have crashed while carrying six U.S. Marines and two Nepalese soldiers has been found on a Himalayan hillside in earthquake-stricken Nepal, Department of Defense officials announced today. In an early morning press conference USMC Lt. Gen. John Wissler, Commanding General, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Joint Task Force 505 and […]

Burdelas graduates basic training

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 […]

Army and Navy Academy cadets win awards

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 […]

Camp Pendleton Marine killed in freeway crash

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 […]