Homes for Our Troops breaks ground in Fallbrook

Homes for Our Troops breaks ground in Fallbrook

Homes for Our Troops (HFOT), a national nonprofit organization, broke ground for its latest building project in Fallbrook in an unusual place on Dec. 17. The location of the future specially-adapted home for Marine Private First Class Isaac Blunt is on Avenida de Nog, but heavy rains a few days prior to the groundbreaking event […]

Appreciation event to help Marine families for Christmas

FALLBROOK – St. Vincent de Paul (SVDP), a ministry of St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Community, will hold its fourth annual Event of Appreciation for deserving Marine families on Tuesday, Dec. 6. Thirty families from Camp Pendleton will each receive gift bags containing gift cards purchased from the parish school as well as a visit […]

Celebrating the 241st birthday of the Marine Corps

Celebrating the 241st birthday of the Marine Corps

CAMP PENDLETON – USMC Wounded Warrior Battalion West presented a magnificent pageant at their birthday ball, highlighting the history of the Marines beginning on November 10, 1775 to present day. The pageant included uniforms through the ages, the raising of the flag at Iwo Jima, and the passing of the colors from the youngest to […]

Local groups invited to join Veterans Day Parade

Local groups invited to join Veterans Day Parade

FALLBROOK – Fallbrook VFW Post 1924 is planning the Veterans Day parade for Friday, Nov. 11. Event organizers would like to invite everyone to walk or ride in their parade. They are looking for youth groups, active duty military, Wounded Warriors, female veterans, patriotic groups, seniors; any group that would like to participate to honor Veterans Day […]

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 […]