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  1. Honor heroes who fell in war, peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Wave

    Today we remember the ultimate sacrifice given by those in the service of our country in the preservation of our freedoms and the American way of life. The most recent sacrifice was by six Camp Pendleton-based U.S. Marines killed on a rescue mission in Nepal on May 15. Along with two Nepalese soldiers also killed, the Register reported, "The Marines' mission was to supply relief in Charikot, a Himalayan town severely struck by a strong earthquake."

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  2. Diamond tribute gives event its sparkleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Laguna Niguel News

    What: The Laguna Niguel Senior Citizens Club will celebrate its 30th anniversary with a fundraiser featuring a concert by Hot August Night, a Neil Diamond tribute band featuring Dean Colley. There will also be light refreshments provided by Jolanda.

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  3. Around Town San Juan CapistranoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Capistrano Valley News

    National Charity League President Shawn Sylvia, left, joins Capistrano Coast's incoming President Rina Benrubi, President Eileen Vansell, President-elect Jennifer Wyckoff and Policies Chairwoman Shelly Toole at the organization's national conference in Seattle. The Capistrano Coast Chapter of the National Charity League was awarded the Outstanding Chartered Chapter of 2015 at the organization's national conference in Seattle on April 24. National President Shawn Sylvia presented the award to chapter President Eileen Vansell.

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  4. Southern California Marine killed in Nepal helicopter crash called 'a great friend'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | The Wave

    Terra Cotta Middle School teacher Durga Andersen, who was born in Nepal, holds a sign during a Sunday, May 17, vigil at Elsinore High for Eric Seaman, a Marine sergeant and Elsinore grad who was killed in a helicopter crash during earthquake relief efforts in her home country. A fundraising campaign has been set up online for Sgt.

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  5. Nepal: Three bodies found in wreckage of Camp Pendleton-based Marine helicopterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The Wave

    KATHMANDU, Nepal - Nepalese rescuers on Friday found three bodies near the wreckage of a U.S. Marine helicopter that disappeared earlier this week while on a relief mission in the earthquake-hit Himalayan nation, officials said. Nepal's Defense Secretary Iswori Poudyal gave no details about the nationalities of the victims.

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  6. Search continues in Nepal for missing Camp Pendleton-based helicopterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | The Wave

    Nepalese military service members unload supplies from a UH-1Y Huey with the Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 469 in Charikot, Nepal last Wednesday. U.S. forces continued to scour the rugged terrain and deep valleys of the Himalayan Mountains of Nepal in search of a Camp Pendleton-based Marine UH-1Y Huey that went missing while helping with relief work following Nepal's recent earthquake, officials from the U.S. Pacific Command said Wednesday.

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  7. Whiting: In San Clemente, that funky charm doesn't come cheapRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Orange County Register

    This is part of an occasional series on every city in Orange County. Forget San Clemente's slogan, "Spanish village by the sea."

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  8. Witnesses sought in fatal crash on I-5 near Camp PendletonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Wave

    Authorities asked the public Tuesday for help in identifying a motorist who fled following an accident that killed a pedestrian from Orange County last month on Interstate 5 on the outskirts of Camp Pendleton. The victim, 21-year-old Noelle Vaughn of Aliso Viejo, was walking on the northbound side of the freeway near Aliso Creek Rest Area when a dark-colored van or SUV struck her on April 11 about 1 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.

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  9. Community grows with Marine unit adoptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | The Wave

    The 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit will be officially adopted by the city at a ceremony on May 16 at Hurless Barton Park. Residents were the main driving force behind the adoption, while the city is facilitating the formalities, Mark Aalders, assistant to the city manager, said.

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  10. Letters: Vietnam vets not forgottenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | The Wave

    In this Tuesday, April 29, 1975 file photo, U.S. Navy personnel aboard the USS Blue Ridge push a helicopter into the sea off the coast of Vietnam in order to make room for more evacuation flights from Saigon. The helicopter had carried Vietnamese people fleeing Saigon as North Vietnamese forces closed in on the capital.

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  11. Fire at Camp Pendleton up to 1,100 acresRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | The Wave

    Firefighters at Camp Pendleton are battling a blaze that started as a small fire Monday, and had ballooned to 1,100 acres by Wednesday evening. No structures are threaetned, as the flames are confined to live impact training areas on the Marine Corps base, said spokesperson Sgt.

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  12. Fall of Saigon ceremony in Garden Grove recalls tragic time for South VietnameseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | The Wave

    National pride, tears for fallen soldiers and a continued defiance of Vietnam's communist government marked a commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon on Saturday afternoon. The ceremony, originally planned for Camp Pendleton but moved to Bolsa Grande High School's football stadium, was one of several set for this month, to be culminated Thursday evening - the anniversary of Saigon's fall.

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  13. Why Westminster? Eleven reasons the Vietnamese came to Little Saigon - and why they stayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | The Wave

    Why here? That is the question. Why did Little Saigon take root along Bolsa Avenue in Westmin- ster and not someplace else? Several factors led to this.

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  14. Rarely seen photos: When Camp Pendleton Marines welcomed wave of Vietnamese refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | The Wave

    Nearly 900 Marines and civilians worked for six days in the spring of 1975 to erect 958 tents and 140 Quonset huts that would serve as homes for Vietnamese refugees. Camp Pendleton was the only tent city in the West; other resettlement sites were built at Fort Chaffee in Arkansas, Eglin Air Force Base in Florida and Fort Indiantown Gap in Pennsylvania.

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  15. 'A band of brothers': Vietnam veterans gather at Camp Pendleton for reflection, venerationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | The Orange County Register

    But for nearly 50 years after serving as a Force Recon Marine in Vietnam, that chill turned to stoic silence masking the pain of the war. Only in the past three years has he begun to embrace what happened in Vietnam.

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  16. Honk: Don't show your team spirit on overpassesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | The Orange County Register

    This sign should should never have been attached to the overpass, per Caltrans' rule. In 2013, about a dozen anti-Obama protesters lined the overpass at Neptune Way and the I-5.

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  17. Fall of Saigon eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | The Wave

    10 a.m. Sunday: Founding Father's Commemorative Day will be recognized at the Westminster Civic Center Sunken Gardens, 8200 Westminster Blvd. The ceremony honors King Hung, who founded Vietnam, as well as those who died defending the Southeast Asian country. Cost: free.

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  18. 40 years later, Southern California to remember the fall of SaigonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | The Wave

    The yellow-and-red flag of South Vietnam will fly across Southern California more prominently during the next week, from Little Saigon to San Diego, as the Vietnamese-American community commemorates the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon on April 30, 1975. "The 40th Commemoration of Black April," which replaces a ceremony that was to take place at Camp Pendleton, is set for Saturday in Garden Grove at Bolsa Grande High School's football stadium and will feature photo exhibits and a candlelight vigil - and the flying of the South Vietnamese flag.

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  19. Farewell to the 'Phrog': Camp Pendleton says goodbye to old helicopter to bring in the newRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | The Wave

    Camp Pendleton said goodbye this week to a wartime workhorse that time and technology finally ran down: The CH-46 snub-nosed Sea Knight helicopter, fondly known as the "Battle Phrog." The Pendleton-based CH-46 supported every Marine engagement for more than a half-century, from battles in Southeast Asian jungles to casualty evacuations in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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  20. Letters: U.S. government must stand with VietnameseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | The Wave

    Camp Pendleton's decision to not allow the display of the Vietnamese heritage flag and anthem reminds us of the bitter lesson that we learned 40 years ago ["Saigon event rejected at base," Local, April 11]. When the United States government sees a bigger interest, it will abandon its friends and allies.

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