Missing USMC chopper found on Himalayan hillside in Nepal; appears all eight passengers killed in crash

Missing USMC chopper found on Himalayan hillside in Nepal; appears all eight passengers killed in crash

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 […]

BREAKING NEWS: Search continues for missing Camp Pendleton-based helicopter

BREAKING NEWS: Search continues for missing Camp Pendleton-based helicopter

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 […]

Rotary clubs salute the military

Rotary clubs salute the military

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 […]

Camp Pendleton Marine killed in freeway crash

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 […]