Marine Corps

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Marine Helicopter Is Forced To Land On SoCal Beach

A Marine Corps helicopter twice the size of a humpback whale made an emergency landing on a Southern California beach on Wednesday, bringing no damages or injuries but leaving an unforgettable spectacle for surrounding swimmers and sunbathers.

04/15/2015

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Detectives Recover 60 Percent Of Stolen Items To Local Boy Scout Troop

A local boy scout troop has reason to celebrate after detectives managed to track down and recover a large portion of the troop’s gear, which had been stolen in February.

03/09/2015

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22 Marines Exposed To Fire Retardant In California Accident

Marine Corps officials say five Marines accidentally exposed to a fire retardant gas during a training exercise at a Southern California base remain hospitalized.

02/13/2015

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22 Marines Hurt During Training Exercise In Twentynine Palms

Authorities say 22 Marines have been injured while training in Twentynine Palms, Calif.

02/12/2015

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Duo Looks To Locate Former Marine, Return Acquired Box Of Military Keepsakes

The winners of a box of trinkets and mementos that belonged to a former US marine , originally won at a storage facility auction, are attempting to track the former owner down to return it.

01/19/2015

John R. Wooden walks off the court after the championship game of the Wooden Classic tournament between the UCLA Bruins and the Alabama Crimson Tide at the Arrowhead Pond in Anaheim, California. UCLA defeated Alabama 79-57. (credit: Adam Pretty/Allsport)

16 Pro Athletes And Coaches Who Served In The Military

We take a look at professional athletes and coaches who have served in the military.

11/26/2014

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Marine Corps Vet Honored For Service With Keys To A Mortgage-Free Home

Walking up to the residence Saturday, the Bawdens thought they were one of many military families still in the running to make the three bedroom, three bathroom their new home, mortgage free.

11/08/2014

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U.S. Marine Killed Over Persian Gulf Is Identified

The Marine Corps has identified a 21-year-old corporal who died after bailing out of his aircraft over the Persian Gulf.

10/03/2014

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Caught On Video: Marine Corps Veteran Beaten, Robbed By 2 Men

A Marine Corps veteran was severely beaten and robbed by two men at a gas station in San Bernardino last month, authorities said.

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Pilot Ejects Before Military Jet Crashes Into Imperial Neighborhood

A Marine jet crashed into a residential area and destroyed two homes in a Southern California desert community Wednesday, but no one was injured, authorities said.

06/04/2014

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Report: California Base Suffers More Marine Losses To Off-Duty Crashes Than Deployment

A Southern California Marine base has suffered more deaths from incidents including car crashes and suicides in the last seven years than war fatalities, a newspaper investigation showed on Monday.

03/24/2014

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Retired Marine Corps Captain Gets 210 Years In Prison For Abusing Young Girls In Cambodia

A retired Marine Corps captain was sentenced to more than 200 years in federal prison for violently sexually abusing young girls in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

02/28/2014

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Marine Dies During Screening Test At Camp Pendleton

The Marine Corps is investigating the death of an 18-year-old Marine who died while treading water in a swimming pool during a screening test at Camp Pendleton.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/17/2014

San Diego Padres broadcaster Jerry Coleman speaks as he's honored at Jerry Coleman Day before a baseball game between the San Diego Padres and the Colorado Rockies at Petco Park on September 15, 2012 in San Diego, California. (credit: Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Hall Of Fame Broadcaster And Former Yankee, Marine Pilot Coleman Dies At 89

Hall of Fame broadcaster Jerry Coleman, a former second baseman for the New York Yankees who interrupted his pro career to fly as a Marine Corps pilot in World War II and Korea, died Sunday after a brief illness, the San Diego Padres said. He was 89.

01/05/2014

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‘Saddles For Soldiers’ Program Finds Success Treating PTSD In Veterans Through Horse Bonding

Tucked away in the foothills of the Shadow Hills community in Sunland is an equestrian center that offers veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder a path to emotional stability through working with horses.

12/17/2013

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