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Scouts Honor Fallen Soldiers By Planting 86,000 Flags On Graves

A special Memorial Day weekend salute was held Saturday for each of the 86,000 veterans buried at the Los Angeles National Cemetery.

05/23/2015

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Military Plane Skids Off Runway, Plunges Into San Diego Bay

A Navy pilot safely ejected into San Diego Bay on Friday when a training jet went off the end of a runway after landing at Naval Air Station North Island.

05/22/2015

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Navy Trying To Determine Fate Of Pricey Yacht That Washed Ashore Near San Diego

Images shown on a local San Diego TV station show the once-luxury cruiser partially submerged.

03/11/2015

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CBS2 Investigates: Is This Man Claiming To Be A Disabled Vet To Scam People For Cash?

He sits in a wheelchair with a sign that says “Could you spare a dollar for a homeless, disabled U.S. Navy vet?” The dog tags around his neck and military salute make it look official. And the scene of him sitting in the chair – playing tricks with his cat – certainly tugs at the heartstrings of passers-by who pony up money.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/08/2015

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Long Beach Group Battles To Save Carrier Used In ‘Top Gun’

An aircraft carrier used in “Top Gun” may face a final voyage to the scrap yard if a local group’s last-ditch effort to save it sinks.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/16/2015

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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Iowa Battleship Adding Historic Shells To Its Collection

The Battleship Iowa Museum in San Pedro is getting some authentic additions to its historic collection.

09/17/2014

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Upland Family Fights To Keep Tribute In Place For Fallen Navy Woman

An Upland family is fighting to keep a tribute in place for a 19-year-old woman who died while serving in the Navy more than a year ago.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/23/2014

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Camp Pendleton To Host Aerial Firefighting Drill

Military and civilian firefighters were set to join forces Thursday for an aerial firefighting exercise at Camp Pendleton.

05/01/2014

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Ex-Calif. Man Convicted Of US Navy Battery Swindle

Federal prosecutors say Didier De Nier was convicted Wednesday of conspiracy and wire fraud. His wife previously pleaded guilty to conspiracy.

04/17/2014

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Loud Boom Heard Across Orange County ‘Sonic-Related’

A loud boom heard across Orange County Wednesday that was initially believed to be an earthquake was “sonic-related,” officials said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/09/2014

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Smithsonian Locates Dive Bomber Flown By Local Man’s Father In WWII

A local man was surprised to learn that the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum located the Navy dive bomber flown by his father in WWII.

03/31/2014

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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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‘Blue Angels’ Set For Air Show Comeback In Lancaster

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels flying squadron arrived in Lancaster Thursday ahead of the first-ever Los Angeles County Air Show set for early next year.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/07/2013

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