An investigation is underway today at Camp Pendleton, where an amphibious landing vehicle caught fire during a training exercise, injuring 15 Marines, five critically.
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 […]
CAMP PENDLETON – Sweat drips down a young boy’s face as he strains to move in a 70-pound bomb suit. Thirty or so of his fellow team members watch as he tries to pick up a simulated bomb a few inches from his feet. Laughter erupts as he topples over and an Explosive Ordnance Disposal […]
Almost 100 service members and their families marched through Temecula and Murrieta to raise awareness of veteran suicide while wearing their “silkies” on Saturday, Sept. 12 during the Silkies Hike, 22 with 22 for 22.
( UPDATE: CAMP PENDLETON – A memorial service was held Wed. afternoon, June 3, on Camp Pendleton for six U.S. Marines — one of them a Riverside native — killed in a helicopter crash last month in earthquake-ravaged Nepal. The flight-line ceremony culminated with a 21-gun salute, a playing of taps and a helicopter fly-over. The UH-1Y Huey […]
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 […]
BREAKING NEWS: Search continues for crew of Camp Pendleton-based helicopter, which includes Marine from Murrieta
CAMP PENDLETON – The search is continuing today (Wed., May 13) for the crew of a Camp Pendleton-based helicopter that disappeared while carrying out humanitarian duties in earthquake-stricken Nepal. One of the crew members is reportedly Eric Seaman of Murrieta. The chopper, which belongs to Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 469, went missing hours after a magnitude-7.3 earthquake […]