U.S. Marine Corps seal. (AP Photo)

Murder conviction against US Marine overturned

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The military’s highest court overturned a murder conviction Wednesday against a Camp Pendleton Marine in one of the most significant cases against American troops from the Iraq war. The Court of […]


Experience LA with Maggie McKay

By Maggie McKay, KFWB Afternoon Anchor This Sunday is Veteran’s Day, a good time to remember and pay tribute to our servicemen and women who risk their lives for our freedom. Thank a veteran by […]


Panel calls for annual PTSD screening

(AP) – A new report sought by Congress recommends that soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan be screened for post-traumatic stress disorder at least once a year and that federal agencies conduct more research to […]


Pentagon to make database to track medal awardees

(AP) – The Pentagon says it plans to establish a searchable database of military valor awards and medals. The decision announced Tuesday by Pentagon press secretary George Little stems from a June 28 Supreme Court […]


Family of US soldier sues Canadian security firm

(AP) – The family of a California soldier killed in Afghanistan has sued a Canadian military contractor for rehiring a security guard, an Afghan national, after he allegedly threatened to attack U.S. troops. The wrongful-death […]


Booms at Camp Pendleton this weekend

(CNS) – Loud booms may be heard in the North County this weekend while Camp Pendleton artillery units conduct live-fire training exercises. The exercises will be conducted on Sunday between 6 a.m. and 11:59 p.m. […]


The USO helps the military in a purely volunteer effort

For decades, the USO has been lifting the spirits of troops stations around the world. Entertainers from Bob Hope to Kid Rock travel to remote areas to entertain our service men and women during times […]


Michelle Obama's 'Joining Forces' anniversary

First Lady Michelle Obama has been everywhere from a West Point mess hall to a NASCAR speedway to drum up support for military families. Now she’s capping the yearlong campaign with a four-state tour to […]




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