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CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — A Marine has been found dead with a gunshot wound to the head at a shooting range at Camp Pendleton Marine Base. Officials at the military base say the Marine was taking part in a training exercise in which live ammunition was used Monday morning. The circumstances of the fatal gunshot are under investigation. The nam... more
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — The 37th Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. Robert Neller, visited Marines with I Marine Expeditionary Force during his visit to Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton Oct. 5,2015. Neller spoke to elements of the 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Logistics Group and the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, discussing ... more
SAN DIEGO — Marine Corps Air Station Miramar welcomed the community of San Diego and surrounding regions to the installation's annual air show, Oct. 2-4. Highlighting this year's theme "A Salute to Veterans and Their Families," the show offered attendees an assortment of flight demonstrations by Marine Corps and civilian aircraft, the Marine... more
According to the recently released San Diego Military Advisory Council's (SDMAC) Economic Impact Study, the military is a critical economic driver for the San Diego, Calif. region, creating 22 percent of all jobs and $45 billion of gross regional product. The military accounts for one-fifth of San Diego County's economy. Copies of the Economic I... more
MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. — A small, silver lining when mired in traffic on Interstate 95 northbound is catching a glimpse of the massive construction project on-going behind the National Museum of the Marine Corps. The project is more than an addition. It is the completion of the plan for the museum that was in place even before it opene... more