Military

Local WWII veteran celebrated with Honor Flight trip

Local WWII  veteran celebrated with Honor Flight trip

FALLBROOK – First Lieutenant Elizabeth “Betty” Gilby served in the Army during World War II in Algeria, North Africa, Italy, and Yugoslavia as a registered dietician in the Army Medical Department. She recently participated in the Fall San Diego Honor Flight, part of a national network dedicated to transporting veterans to visit their memorials in […]

Dogs on Deployment: serving those who serve us

Dogs on Deployment: serving those who serve us

Robin Montgomery Special to The Village News Every day across the United States, military personnel are deployed or reassigned to other military bases around the world. In many of those cases, service members cannot take their beloved pets with them, nor can they find anyone to care for their pets until they return home months […]

Agencies work together in Wild Land Fire Fighting Exercise

Agencies work together in Wild Land Fire Fighting Exercise

CAMP PENDLETON − Camp Pendleton hosted the Wild Land Fire Fighting Exercise 2016 at Las Pulgas Lake on May 5. The Wild Land Fire Fighting Exercise 2016 combined elements of aviation and ground units from Camp Pendleton, 3rd Marine Air Wing, Navy Region Southwest, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, and the San […]

Military families thankful for Fisher House in their time of need

Military families thankful for Fisher House in their time of need

Debbie Ramsey Managing Editor Thanksgiving provides an opportunity for families to reflect on the many things they are thankful for, but when an unexpected emergency strikes, gratitude of a different level may be experienced if life is made easier by the unexpected generosity of others. The new Zachary and Elizabeth Fisher House on Marine Corps […]

New home for “extraordinary Marine”

New home for “extraordinary Marine”

By Debbie Ramsey Fallbrook has welcomed a new family to town – that of U.S. Marine Corps SSgt. Jason Ross, thanks to the Gary Sinise Foundation. On Friday, Aug. 21, the Gary Sinise Foundation’s R.I.S.E. (Restoring Independence Supporting Empowerment) program presented Ross and his family with the keys and a custom iPad to a brand new, […]

Camp Pendleton invites you to their museums

Camp Pendleton invites you to their museums

Camp Pendleton invites and welcomes you… and even challenges you to discover the beauty, the boldness, the mystery, and the raw roaring adventure of a land and its courageous inhabitants that have become a treasured American legacy – on Fallbrook’s very doorstep. The U.S. Marines call this 125,000 acre ecological gem, home. With only 8% of […]