Marine Corps

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/01/2014

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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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Military Service Honored At Veterans Day Events Throughout Southland

Hundreds gathered at events throughout the Southland in honor of Veterans Day Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/11/2013

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Marine, 21, Killed During Training Exercise East Of Palm Springs

A Camp Pendleton-based United States Marine was killed and three others were injured on Monday when a tank caught fire during a training exercise east of Palm Springs.

09/17/2013

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Marines Punish 17 For Placing Sex-Seeking Ads On Internet While Deployed To Afghanistan

The Marine Corps says 17 people have been punished for placing ads on the Internet seeking sex while they were deployed to Afghanistan.

08/17/2013

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Armed With New Skills, Veterans Celebrate Graduation From Technical Institute

A group of veterans celebrated their graduation Friday as they prepare to reenter the workforce armed with new skills.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/05/2013

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Marine Recruit Arrested After Racing Onto SoCal Runway

A U.S. Marines recruit was in custody Thursday after racing across an airport runway in San Diego.

01/17/2013

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