Camp Pendleton

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 […]

Afghan interpreter serves as ‘voice’

CAMP PENDLETON, — A native of Afghanistan who served as a Colonel in the Afghan National Army is giving back to U.S. Marines by serving as an interpreter. The 57-year-old man, who goes by the name “Mr. Wazir” in order to ensure the safety of his family, served as an interpreter for Combat Logistics Regiment […]

Infantry trainer immerses Marines into war situations

CAMP PENDLETON — Charlie Company 3rd Platoon, 2nd Squad of the 1st Battalion, 7th Marines based in Twentynine Palms, Calif. entered through the gates leading into the mock-up village of Now Zad, Afghanistan, facing a scenario that they might just encounter in real-life once deployed. The squadron had just entered the IIT (Infantry Immersion Trainer) […]