Camp Pendleton

Furloughs end for some Camp Pendleton workers

CAMP PENDLETON — On Tuesday, 863 civilian government employees returned to base after being sent home a week ago by the federal shutdown, according to Camp Pendleton Public Affairs Lt. Ryan Finnegan.

NFL players teach free football, cheer camp for Camp Pen youth

NFL players teach free football, cheer camp for Camp Pen youth

OCEANSIDE — The intensity on the field could be felt as 150 boys, ages 8 to 17, focused, sprinted, caught footballs and ran them in. Many of the boys had played on Pop Warner football teams, but this camp was coached by NFL players.

Marines dedicate cottages

Marines dedicate cottages

CAMP PENDLETON — The first five handicapped-friendly cottages available to active duty and retired military personnel were dedicated June 18 at San Onofre Beach on Camp Pendleton.

Recon challenge at Camp Pendleton honors fallen Marines

Recon challenge at Camp Pendleton honors fallen Marines

CAMP PENDLETON — Staff Sgt. Ben Cohen hiked 23 miles through the rugged mountains May 17 as part of the Recon Challenge. But there was more. Much more.

Oceanside Anglers go deep-sea fishing with military families

Oceanside Anglers go deep-sea fishing with military families

OCEANSIDE — By 11:30 Sunday morning, the dock on the south side of Oceanside Harbor was packed with military families anticipating an all day deep-sea fishing trip.

Camp Pendleton Marine accused of murdering local woman enters not guilty plea

VISTA — A 45-year-old Camp Pendleton Marine pleaded not guilty in court April 26 to murder charges for the death of another local Marine’s wife, 22-year-old Brittany Killgore of Fallbrook.

Camp Pendleton Marines briefed on upcoming drawdown

Camp Pendleton Marines briefed on upcoming drawdown

CAMP PENDLETON — On Tuesday, officials from the Marine Corps headquarters prepared hundreds of Camp Pendleton Marines for a drawdown.

Wounded Warrior Trials seek out the best

Wounded Warrior Trials seek out the best

CAMP PENDLETON —For over a week more than 300 wounded warriors have been competing against fellow Marines and an international field in the Wounded Warrior Trials for the chance to be selected to the All-Marine Team and compete against other wounded, ill or injured service members from all branches of the service.Only 50 Marines will […]

War hero, bride renew vows in dream wedding

War hero, bride renew vows in dream wedding

FALLBROOK — Dozens of red roses set the scene for a romantic dream wedding for young military veteran Lance Cpl. Josue Barron and his wife Debbie when they renewed their vows at Los Willows Estates Jan. 15.

Keeping finances afloat during holiday season

CAMP PENDLETON — Every holiday season, consumers spend millions of dollars on travel, gifts and meals, leaving their wallets to feel the pain as the new year rolls around. For military members, many of whom are stationed away from their families or hometowns, paying for transportation or sending gifts to family members around the world […]