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L.A. NOWFor the Marines from Camp Pendleton who served in Afghanistan in 2001, the death of Osama bin Laden brings a kind of completion to some agonizingly unfinished business. In early December 2001, weeks after the Taliban had been toppled from......
L.A. NOWOn this morning before Christmas, the remains of Marine Lance Cpl. William H. Crouse IV, who was killed Tuesday in combat in Afghanistan, were returned to Dover Air Force Base in Delaware. Crouse, 22, from Woodruff, S.C., was the 161st......
L.A. UnleashedMost of the pit bulls, Rottweilers and canine-wolf mixes assessed at Marine bases in South Carolina this week get to keep their Marine dog tags. Of 85 dogs from the three breeds checked by experts from the American Society for......
L.A. NOWThe Marine Corps is moving to ban dogs with aggressive temperaments from Camp Pendleton and other bases under a policy developed after a 3-year-old boy at Camp Lejeune, N.C., was fatally bitten by a pit bull. The banned breeds are......
L.A. NOWMilitary officials today announced the death of Lance Cpl. Omar G. Roebuck, 23, of Moreno Valley in a non-hostile incident in Helmand province, Afghanistan. Roebuck, who was assigned to the 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine...
L.A. NOWA somber ceremony Friday at Camp Lejeune, N.C., honored the 90 Marines and sailors killed in the last 12 months in Afghanistan, including those from Southern California's Camp Pendleton and Twentynine Palms. "These Marines [and sailors] did not die in.......
L.A. NOWThe Marines from Camp Pendleton and other bases are making progress in defeating the Taliban in Afghanistan but there is more "tough fighting" ahead as the war enters a critical year, the top Marine general in Afghanistan told local reporters......
L.A. NOWA Marine lance corporal from the Northern California town of Burney has died while supporting combat operations in Afghanistan, the Pentagon announced Tuesday. Tyler A. Roads, 20, died Saturday in Helmand province. "The incident is under investigation,"...
When Pedro Barboza Flores walked into the Glendale recruiting office to volunteer for the U.S. Marine Corps two summers ago, he received a discouraging reply. At 6 feet 2 and 220 pounds he was too heavy, older than most at 25, and he needed to finish high...
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The Defense Department last week identified the following American military personnel who died in Afghanistan and Iraq or at a military hospital of their injuries: Pedro A. Barboza Flores, 27, of Glendale; lance corporal, Marine Corps. Barboza Flores was...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterFayetteville, N.C. -- The vision in Vincent Worrell's left eye was blurry. The hearing in his left ear was bad. Two of his upper teeth were missing. There was a hole in his left shoulder, a surgical scar on his lip, shrapnel in his face and a metal pin in...
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Top of the TicketEvery president since Ronald Reagan has used the State of the Union address to showcase heroes of the past year -- and convey a sense that they are still connected to the voters and the issues that propelled them to......
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