SAN DIEGO – The wreckage of a helicopter believed to have crashed while carrying six U.S. Marines and two Nepalese soldiers has been found on a Himalayan hillside in earthquake-stricken Nepal, Department of Defense officials announced today. In an early morning press conference USMC Lt. Gen. John Wissler, Commanding General, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Joint Task Force 505 and […]
The search for a UH-1Y Huey helicopter that went missing on Tuesday, May 12 in Nepal while on a humanitarian mission is ongoing, according to an official with U.S. Pacific Command. “We are exhausting all available assets designated for this mission to conduct search operations,” Major David Eastburn with PACOM said in a telephone interview […]
CAMP PENDLETON – The search is continuing today (Wed., May 13) for the crew of a Camp Pendleton-based helicopter that disappeared while carrying out humanitarian duties in earthquake-stricken Nepal. One of the crew members is reportedly Eric Seaman of Murrieta. The chopper, which belongs to Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 469, went missing hours after a magnitude-7.3 earthquake […]
FALLBROOK – On March 19, the Rotary Club of Fallbrook and the Oceanside Rotary Club had the privilege of honoring six of the finest military personnel from Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base at their annual Military Awards Program held at the Grand Tradition in Fallbrook. The honorees were from two Marine Corps units – Marine […]
SAN DIEGO – A 34-year-old Camp Pendleton Marine was killed early today in a crash on Interstate 805 in Kearny Mesa. The Marine, a Sacramento resident, crashed his speeding motorcycle into a Honda Accord, which had just been struck by a hit-and-run driver in the northbound lanes near exit ramp to Balboa Avenue about 3:45 a.m., according to the […]
CAMP PENDLETON – The first class of Marine trainees at Camp Pendleton just graduated from the Energy Dept.’s solar job training pilot program, which is aimed at preparing service members for careers in the solar industry as solar photovoltaic system installers, sales representatives, system inspectors, and other solar-related opportunities.