Marine Corps JROTC kicks off inaugural year at full capacity

Marine Corps JROTC kicks off inaugural year at full capacity

FALLBROOK – When the Fallbrook Union High School District Board and superintendent Dr. Hugo Pedroza decided to pursue the first ever JROTC program at Fallbrook High with United States Marine Corps, they knew it to be a respected leadership program for students. They assumed it would be well received and estimated there would be, plus […]

Fallbrook High salutes military on opening night of football season

Fallbrook High salutes military on opening night of football season

FALLBROOK – Fallbrook High School presented Military Appreciation Night on opening night of the 2016 football season, Friday, Aug. 26, at Fallbrook Stadium. Military vehicles were on display at the west end of the football field for fans to check out prior to kickoff, and the Marine Corps Color Guard presented the colors for the […]

Camp Pendleton now under new command

Camp Pendleton now under new command

CAMP PENDLETON –  Brig. Gen. Edward D. Banta relinquished command of Marine Corps Installations West, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, to Brig. Gen. Kevin J. Killea during a change of command ceremony at Camp Pendleton’s Ranch House, July 15. Banta assumed command of MCI-West, MCB Camp Pendleton in August of 2014. Under his command, MCI-West […]

Sgt. Maj. Thomas helps Camp Pendleton personnel ‘Stay Moto’

Sgt. Maj. Thomas helps Camp Pendleton personnel ‘Stay Moto’

On Thursdays and Fridays, people entering Camp Pendleton through Fallbrook’s Naval Weapons Station gate don’t have a choice – they’re going to get a dose of “Moto.” “Moto” is the abbreviation Marine Sgt. Maj. Mykul Thomas (Ret.) uses for motivation, a word he lives by. Motivating people to have a great day is what motivates […]