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Vietnam Veterans Reunite 50 Years Later To Recreate Magical Photo

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 04.26.2016 | Good News

A half century has passed since four U.S. Marines proudly posed for a beachside snap before heading off to the Vietnam War. But the veterans managed t...

Sorry, A Drunk Guy Didn't Use A Raccoon To Get Past Breathalyzer

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 09.30.2015 | Weird News

The internet is abuzz about the story of a San Diego man who attempted to get past a car breathalyzer by having a raccoon blow into the device. It's a...

Obama Speaks Out On Military Sexual Assault Issue

Reuters | Posted 10.07.2013 | Politics

By Jeff Mason CAMP PENDLETON, Calif Aug 7 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama used a stop at a military base in California on Wed...

Marine Discharged for Anti-Obama Remarks Plans City Council Run

Murrieta, CA Patch | Posted 07.29.2012 | Politics

A former Camp Pendleton Marine who was ousted from the service in April based on remarks he made on the Facebook page, "Armed Forces Tea Party," has a...

Ad Starring Anti-Obama Marine Pulled

Camp Pendleton Patch | Daniel Woolfolk | Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics

A military public affairs team pulled a public service announcement that featured former Camp Pendleton Marine Gary Stein. The former sergeant was ...

Author: What I Learned From Sergeant John Basilone

Chuck Tatum | Posted 07.01.2012 | Books
Chuck Tatum

Every young boy in 1942 America knew Sergeant John Basilone fired from the hip. Cradling his water cooled .30 caliber machine gun in his arms, on the night of October 24, 1942 he mowed down dozens and dozens of onrushing enemy soldiers on the island of Guadalcanal.

LOOK: Marine Recieves 'First Ever' Gay Proposal On U.S. Military Base

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

In a heartwarming sign of the post-"Don't Ask, Don't Tell" era, one gay marine was greeted with a romantic wedding proposal as he returned to San Dieg...

Wisconsin Teen Collects 4,000 Stuffed Bears For Kids Dealing With Trauma

menomoneefalls.patch.com | Posted 04.23.2012 | Impact

Forget your Wall Street-inspired perception of bear and bull markets for this story. For five years 16-year-old Nicolas Bast has reaped soul-satisf...

Obama Criticizing Marine Face Discharge

Camp Pendleton Patch | Daniel Woolfolk | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

A judge has denied a request to halt or postpone a military separation hearings for Sgt. Gary Stein - a Temecula Marine who maintains a Facebook page ...

The "Psychological Projection" of the ACLJ

Chris Rodda | Posted 02.05.2012 | Politics
Chris Rodda

n an article yesterday on the ACLJ website, specifically going after Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF), David French puts the 'poor bullied Christians' spin on the Pendleton cross controversy.

The Camp Pendleton Cross: The Facts vs. What the "Persecuted" Christians Are Saying

Chris Rodda | Posted 02.01.2012 | Politics
Chris Rodda

Religious neutrality by the government does not equal persecution of Christians, no matter how many times FOX News and "Team Sekulow" keep claiming it does.

2 Dead After Helicopter Crashes At Marine Corps Base

Patch | Posted 11.19.2011 | Los Angeles

Two people aboard a Marine Corps helicopter died Monday after a mishap, according to base officials. The AH-1W Cobra went down at approximately 1 p...

Ex-Marine Kesaun Sykes Urinates In Courtroom At His Own Hearing

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Kesaun Sykes (known as "Psycho") will be undergoing a mental health evaluation after he urinated in the courtroom at his own hearing. The Riverside Pr...

ROTC Cadets: A Day In The Life

Daily 49er | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. -- Jennifer Do and her group had been hiking for almost five hours since noon. Heavy rain from days before left the ground mudd...

Honoring Our Nations Veterans as Cancer Stricken Soldiers Go Ignored

R. B. Stuart | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
R. B. Stuart

Our military has already chosen to die for their country -- but does that include by the hand of Big Pharma too?

Marine Amphibious Assaults May Be A Thing Of The Past

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

On a stretch of clean, white Southern California beach, thousands of young Marines this month charged forward from the sea, leaping from helicopters a...

From Gods And Monsters and Quiet Riot to Tina Turner and Citizens Of The World: A Conversation With Spencer Proffer

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Spencer Proffer is considered a leader in entertainment, pioneering media integrations before it was fashionable to do so.

Samuel L. Wellington

Glenwood Springs Post Independent | Post Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Samuel L. Wellington of Ft. Mohave, Ariz. passed away in Las Vegas on Dec. 7, 2009. Formerly of New Castle. He was 35. He was born May 25, 1974 in Cam...

Mullen Expects Casualties To Rise In Afghanistan

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. — The nation's highest-ranking military officer told soldiers and Marines on Monday that the insurgency in Afghanistan has grown ...

Will We Wait Until Another Gay Sailor Is Murdered?

Nathaniel Frank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nathaniel Frank

Last week a 29-year-old gay sailor was found shot to death at a guard shack at Camp Pendleton. His death is Exhibit A for why the "Don't Ask Don't Tell" policy should end now.