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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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‘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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Huntington Beach Bar Fights To Save Sign That Salutes Veterans

Veterans are rallying around a local bar whose owners say they have been ordered to removed a sign that salutes their service.

11/26/2013

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Southland Military Bases On Heightened Alert After DC Navy Yard Shooting

Several Southern California military bases were on heightened alert Monday after as many as 12 people were killed in a shooting at the Washington Navy Yard in the U.S. Capitol.

09/16/2013

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‘Strength In Support’ Offers Counseling, Mentoring Programs For Military Members

Former Marine Rory Self and Dr. Evan Fewsmith, executive director of Strength in Support, visited KCAL9 Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/11/2013

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Sen. Boxer Backs Legislation To Protect Military Sex Assault Victims

U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer announced legislation Friday to address what she called an “epidemic” of military sexual assault cases.

05/31/2013

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USS Iowa Honors Service Members With Memorial Day Celebration

The crew of the Battleship USS Iowa is hosting their first Memorial Day celebration Monday since arriving in Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/27/2013

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OC Woman Sentenced For Wiring Money To Pakistan To Fund Terror Attacks

A La Palma woman has been sentenced to five years in prison for wiring money to Pakistan to help fund terrorist attacks against U.S. military personnel.

03/29/2013

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Inert Military Ordnance Left In Field In City Of Ventura

Authorities on Sunday reported the discovery of an inert military ordnance in the city of Ventura.

01/06/2013

The Michaels have been married 70 years and will read their love letters to each other every day. (credit: CBS)

Couple Married 70 Years Celebrates Return Of Love Letters Stolen 4 Decades Ago

A Rancho Cucamonga couple has been married 70 years. Amazing in itself.

01/05/2013

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Marines At Camp Pendleton Face Random Alcohol Tests

The U.S. Marine Corps is set to begin cracking down on binge drinking at Camp Pendleton and at bases across the country.

12/21/2012

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US Army Trains For The Battlefield Of The Future

As troops leave Afghanistan, thousands of American soldiers are aggressively training for their next war… against a military force that’s as big as their own.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/13/2012

The transfer case containing the remains of U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Gregory T. Buckley is moved by a U.S. Marine carry team. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: National Security Shouldn’t Get Lost In This Campaign

Our economy is on a slow recovery – slower than anyone wants. But the lack of serious discussion about national security and the world we live in is troubling.

08/27/2012

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LA County To Review Benefits For Military Reservists

Supervisor Don Knabe has called for a review after receiving what he described as “nervous calls” from employees — some of whom have been deployed overseas for months

08/01/2012

Xavier Alvarez, an elected member of the Three Valleys Municipal Water District Board, made claims at a board meeting in 2007 that he was a retired Marine who had been "wounded many times" and had been awarded the Medal of Honor in 1987. (credit: CBS)

SCOTUS Strikes Down Law Against Lying About Military Medals

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a Southland water district official was constitutionally protected after he falsely claimed to have been awarded a military honor.

06/28/2012

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