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  1. War letters recount a Marine's fight in the PacificRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | Stars and Stripes

    Squire Utsler, of Enid, was barely out of high school when he enlisted and shipped out to fight in some of the bloodiest campaigns in the Pacific Theater of the Second World War. Daily letters home chronicled Utsler's service, from the first day of boot camp on Aug. 18, 1943, until he hitchhiked from California to arrive home in Enid on Christmas Eve 1945.

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  2. Serial killer and former Camp Pendleton Marine dies by suicide on death rowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | Stars and Stripes

    A serial killer and former Camp Pendleton Marine convicted of slaying eight women in two states in the 1980s and '90s, including a San Diego woman in 1988, was found dead over the weekend in his cell on death row at San Quentin State Prison in a suspected suicide, officials said Monday. Andrew Urdiales, 54, was sentenced to death on Oct. 5 and had been on death row since Oct. 12. Correctional officers found him unresponsive in his cell about 11:15 p.m. Friday during a security check.

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  3. Report: Navy memo plans for Camp Pendleton to house up to 47,000 migrants in temporary detentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    In a 2015 file photo, teenage cadets march along Cristianitos Road on Camp Pendleton. Forty years earlier, the valley in the background was designated "Tent Area 5" and filled with hundreds of tents that sheltered refugees who fled Vietnam in the closing days of the war.

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  4. Marines ditch amphibious assault vehicle upgrade in favor of newer vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    Marine ground troops will say goodbye to the venerated amphibious assault vehicle much sooner than planned, after the Marine Corps torpedoed a program to upgrade the vehicles for future use. The Marine Corps ordered the company contracted to perform the upgrade to halt work on Aug. 27 after the service sank $125 million into the program.

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  5. Customs and Border Protection opens recruitment center at Fort BraggRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    Lynn Velasco, a recruiter for U.S. Customs and Border Protection, talks to Marines about opportunities the agency can offer veterans during a job fair at the Horno Regimental Instructional Facility at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., on Aug. 29, 2018. Velasco was one of many recruiters offering job opportunities to active-duty servicemembers, spouses and veterans.

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  6. Memorial plaque dedicated to fallen Marine, Navy Cross recipient on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    It was on that day their 20-year-old son Lance Cpl. Donald Hogan, a Marine with the 1st Battalion/5th Marines at Camp Pendleton, was killed in Nawa, Afghanistan when a roadside bomb exploded.

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  7. St. Louis woman admits drowning, abusing puppy on Marine base in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    A woman from St. Louis pleaded guilty to a felony animal cruelty charge in federal court Tuesday and admitted abusing and drowning a puppy on a U.S. Marine Corps base in California. Brittney Shanae Dyson admitted dunking Bella in a bucket of water, bleach and Pine-Sol cleaner on June 16, 2016, in a house on Camp Pendleton in Oceanside.

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  8. Okinawa-based Marines attempt to win hearts and minds through musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    Yes, they must face screaming drill instructors at boot camp, go through combat training and become proficient with a rifle. They must adhere to the service's rigorous physical and grooming standards, too.

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  9. Reported Syrian rebel shooting of US Marine hasn't undermined partnership, coalition saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Cameron T. Halkovich, right, a combat engineer with 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division, salutes Lt.

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  10. 3 Camp Pendleton Marines stabbed outside bar in Orange County recovering on baseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    Three Marines who were stabbed during a fight over the weekend outside a bar in San Clemente are back with their unit, military officials said Monday, Aug. 6. The Marines, two 21-year-old men and a 23-year-old man - are part of the 1st Battalion/4th Marines, said Capt. Paul Gainey, with the 1st Marine Division.

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  11. Nicholson bids farewell to III Marine Expeditionary Force on OkinawaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    Lt. Gen. Lawrence Nicholson's last official act as the top Marine in Japan might not surprise those who served with the personable, hard-charging III Marine Expeditionary Force commander during his nearly four-decade career.

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  12. Paddle boarder, Marine shares his 61-day paddling adventure from Canada to Mexico in documentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    Mostly, he said, he found ways to cope by calming his mind with something outdoors such as stand-up paddling or running. In 2009, when a high school friend, who had served in the U.S. Army and had Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, killed himself, Schmidt said it hit him hard because he understood battling those demons.

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  13. Camp Pendleton credits outgoing leader wirh preparing Marines for new world dangersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    A general credited with an incredible work ethic and team leadership relinquished command of the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force - and its some 50,000 Marines and sailors - during a change of command ceremony Monday, July 30, at Camp Pendleton. Call it the passing of the baton from one combat-tried infantryman to another.

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  14. Marine sentenced to 7 years in fatal stabbing of fellow private at Camp PendletonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    In a nearly seven-hour emotionally charged court martial hearing at the Marine Corps base, Pfc. Raymond W. Begay was convicted, Wednesday of involuntary manslaughter in the fatal stabbing of a fellow Marine at the School of Infantry.

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  15. Marine sentenced to 7 years in killing of fellow private at Camp PendletonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    In a nearly seven-hour emotionally charged court martial hearing at the Marine Corps base, Pfc. Raymond W. Begay was convicted, Wednesday, July 25, of involuntary manslaughter in the fatal stabbing of a fellow Marine at the School of Infantry.

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  16. Camp Pendleton Navy corpsman killed in ambush by ex-Marine neighbor, prosecutor saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    A man with a diagnosed mental illness bought a gun two months ago, then emptied the five-shooter into a woman who lived downstairs last week, a prosecutor said Tuesday. After the ambush killing in Oceanside on July 20, detectives found the name of the victim, 24-year-old Navy corpsman Devon Rideout - as well as two other names - scrawled in ink on the radiator tank under the hood of the accused shooter's brand new Toyota.

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  17. Church minister who supported Trump now faces deportation under immigration crackdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    Jorge Ramirez, an Oceanside minister and immigrant in the country illegally, didn't think he would end up in line for deportation when he encouraged his daughter, a U.S. citizen, to vote for Donald Trump. In line with his conservative religious beliefs, Ramirez considers himself a Republican, he said in an interview at Otay Mesa Detention Center, where he is awaiting deportation proceedings.

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  18. Vietnamese refugees who got a warm welcome in US puzzle at family separations, harsh talkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    As a refugee, Lynn Le landed at Camp Pendleton among thousands of mothers and fathers clutching their children, desperately searching for a sign that at last they would be safe in America, far from Communist persecution at the end of the Vietnam War. Her father, Phong Le, held her close to his side.

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  19. Camp Pendleton has named first female commander of Marine Corps ground combat unitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Michelle I. Macander, left, incoming commanding officer of 1st Combat Engineer Battalion , 1st Marine Division, receives the colors from Lt.

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  20. Former Camp Pendleton Marine sentenced to 51 years for killing Army reservistRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    A murder trial that already had some surprises ended with one last twist Friday when a former Camp Pendleton Marine attempted to withdraw his guilty plea before being sentenced to 51 years to life in prison for killing a Fallbrook man. An hour into his trial in March, Kevin Coset, 28, pleaded guilty to murder and allegations he used a gun and a knife to kill Army reservist Alvin Bulaoro in 2012.

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