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Marine accepts Bronze Star Medal wearing robotic legs

Marine Captain Derek Herrera, paralyzed from a sniper’s bullet in Afghanistan, walked to the ceremony in which he received his Bronze Star Medal at Camp Pendleton, according to the Associated Press; Herrera had vowed to walk at the event that also marked his retirement after 8½ years in the military, saying he wanted to leave […]

Paralyzed Marine walks to receive his Bronze Star using robotic system

Aided by robotic leg braces, a Marine paralyzed from the chest down by a sniper in Afghanistan walked across a parade ground Friday at Camp Pendleton to receive a Bronze Star for bravery.

'No Man Left Behind' Iraq War Memorial Revealed at Camp Pendleton

Immortalizing a photo that became an icon of the Iraq war, the No Man Left Behind memorial sculpture was unveiled Wednesday at Camp Pendleton with the artist and one of the soldiers depicted present. Hope for the Warriors writes, regarding...Show More Summary

New Monument to be unveiled at Camp Pendleton

The folks at Hope for Warriors write to tell us about a new monument that will be unveiled Wednesday at 2PM at the Marine Corps’ Camp Pendleton at the entrance to the Wounded Warrior Battalion (West). The monument is styled after the photo taken by combat photographer Lucian Read in Fallujah, Iraq; On November, 13, […]

Military Sealift Commands Shows Off New Seabasing Capabilities

The U.S. Navy was off Camp Pendleton, California last week testing out its newfound seabasing and ship-to-shore capabilities with Military Sealift Command’s new Mobile Landing Platform, USNS Montford Point (MLP-1). [...] The post Military Sealift Commands Shows Off New Seabasing Capabilities appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Marines injured in Humvee crash on Interstate 5

Two Marines in their 20s were injured Sunday morning in a Humvee accident that closed the southbound lanes of Interstate 5 near Camp Pendleton, officials said.

Marines injured in Humvee crash on Interstate 5

Two Marines in their 20s were injured Sunday morning in a Humvee accident that closed the southbound lanes of Interstate 5 near Camp Pendleton, officials said.

Southern California Marines bolster Middle East crisis response unit

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Marines from bases at Camp Pendleton, Twentynine Palms and the Miramar air station are deploying to the Middle East to boost the military's "crisis response capability," the Marine Corps announced Tuesday.

Southern California Marines bolster Middle East crisis response unit

Marines from bases at Camp Pendleton, Twentynine Palms and the Miramar air station are deploying to the Middle East to boost the military's "crisis response capability," the Marine Corps announced Tuesday.

Former Navy corpsman awarded Silver Star for saving Marine in combat

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

A former Navy corpsman has been awarded a Silver Star for saving the life of a wounded Marine from Camp Pendleton during an enemy ambush in Afghanistan.

'Faith Warriors:' Video of Marines Delivering Powerful Rendition of Christian Worship Song 'Days of Elijah' Goes Viral

A powerful video of nearly 500 U.S. Marines at the Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton in California declaring "there is no God like Jehovah" in an inspirational rendition of the Christian worship song "Days of Elijah," is taking the Internet by storm.

Marine from Camp Pendleton posthumously awarded Silver Star

A Marine from Camp Pendleton who was killed in Afghanistan has been posthumously awarded the Silver Star for bravery.

Camp Pendleton construction chief who took bribes sentenced to prison

A former civilian employee of the Department of Defense was sentenced Friday to two years in federal prison for accepting more than $100,000 in bribes from contractors seeking work at Camp Pendleton.

'Lion of Fallujah' from Camp Pendleton reportedly died on CIA mission

As the leader of a Camp Pendleton infantry unit during the early fighting in Iraq, Douglas Zembiec earned a Bronze Star and the nickname "Lion of Fallujah."

The Padres had July 4th's best 7th-inning stretch

The home of Camp Pendleton had a special treat during Friday's game. Your browser does not support iframes. From Afghanistan, Marine First Lieutenant Skye Martin sang "God Bless America" for the Padres' seventh-inning stretch.

Two contractors sentenced to prison for bribing official

The presidents of two local contracting firms were sentenced Friday to prison terms after pleading guilty to bribing a federal employee to get construction and service contracts worth millions of dollars at Camp Pendleton.

Marine killed in Afghanistan awarded Bronze Star for bravery

A Marine killed in Afghanistan was posthumously awarded a Bronze Star for bravery Monday in a ceremony at Camp Pendleton attended by his family members.

Family adopts Marine dog that was with their son when he was killed

CAMP PENDLETON - In a brief but poignant ceremony Saturday, a bomb-sniffing dog was declared retired and officially adopted by the family of his Marine handler who was killed in Afghanistan.

General from Camp Pendleton nominated to be next Marine commandant

A Marine general with ties to Camp Pendleton has been nominated to become the next commandant of the Marine Corps, the Pentagon announced Thursday.

Civilians flock to Camp Pendleton for World Famous Mud Run

The values of the event are simple: Mud is honorable; the more mud, the more honor.

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