A 26-year-old soldier from Long Beach was killed in Afghanistan on Friday, the Pentagon announced.
A local Marine has been killed in combat in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced Saturday.
The Southland is about to get a visit from a special visitor from across the pond.
The Orange County Combat Veterans Court — the first program of it kind in California — is the brainchild of Superior Court Judge Wendy Lindley.
A 1,560-building mock city has risen in the Southern California desert to prepare Marines and sailors for urban terrain missions.