Desperate Search Off California Coast For 8 Missing Marines After Deadly Training AccidentA desperate search was under way early Friday for eight Marines who were missing after a training accident involving an amphibious vehicle off the coast of Southern California left one dead and two others hospitalized.
Members Of Congress Push Back Against New U.S. Troop Deployments In SyriaFollowing the revelation this week that 400 more U.S. ground troops were deployed to Syria, a Bay Area congresswoman introduced a bill Friday to block further deployments without Congressional debate or authorization.
Blue Angels Pilot Error Blamed For Deadly Crash In TennesseeWith San Francisco Fleet Week less than a month away, a Navy report released Thursday cited pilot error as the primary cause of a crash that claimed the life of a Blue Angels flier.
San Rafael Man Charged With Using Feigned Purple Heart To Raise MoneyFederal prosecutors have charged a Northern California with lying about being a Marine veteran who'd been awarded a Purple Heart and allegedly using the feigned medal to raise money.
Marine Pilot With Bay Area Ties Dies In U.K. Plane CrashA marine with Bay Area ties died Wednesday morning in England, when the fighter jet he was piloting crashed into a field just before taking off.
Reigning Miss Sonoma County Foregoes Crown To Join MarinesAthena Brattin Cain is the reigning Miss Sonoma County, but her tenure will be cut short. That's because in just a few days, she will be report for duty to the United States Marine Corps boot camp in South Carolina.
Pentagon Announces Plan Aimed At Lifting Transgender BanDefense Secretary Ash Carter said he is creating a working group that will review the policies and determine if lifting the ban would have any impact on the military's ability to be ready for battle.
Marine Corps Says Marin County Gym Owner Is Not A Decorated War VetThe House of Steel Gym is where Gregory Allen has molded men and women. His program here trains wannabe recruits and Allen claims he has helped 110 of them.
SF's Fleet Week Gears Up For Big Weekend With Parade Of Ships Friday On Friday at 11 a.m., the Parade of Ships will start making its way from the Golden Gate Bridge to various piers along the Embarcadero.
Fleet Week Ramps Up With Blue Angels Practice & Ship Tours ThursdayThe roar of the Blue Angels flight squadron will rip through the sky as they perform in practice runs Thursday and Friday afternoon. Fulls shows will go on Saturday and Sunday for the first time in two years.
Fleet Week Kicks Off With Landing Of Osprey Aircraft For Earthquake PreparednessThe U.S. Marines kicked off Fleet Week on Monday with a landing of an Osprey aircraft.
Suspect Charged With Murder In Fremont Motorcycle Crash That Killed MarineAn Emeryville man was charged with murder Thursday for a crash in Fremont early Tuesday morning that killed 23-year-old Andrew Silva of Union City, a U.S. Marine who had recently returned from a tour of duty in Afghanistan.
Veteran Killed In Fremont Motorcycle Crash; Suspected DUI Driver ArrestedA motorcyclist who was struck and killed by a suspected drunk driver in Fremont early Tuesday morning has been identified as a 23-year-old U.S. Marine who recently returned from a tour of duty in Afghanistan, authorities said.
Veteran, Amputee On Nationwide Bike Ride Makes Bay Area Stop A Marine who lost both legs fighting in Afghanistan made a stop in the Bay Area on Tuesday, as part of a nationwide bike ride for charity.
Livermore Marine Injured In Afghanistan Gets Hero’s WelcomeMarine Staff Sgt. Jason Ross returned to a hero’s welcome in Livermore, two years after losing both of his legs in Afghanistan.