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Afghanistan

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  • Injured warrior breaks down barriers

    Injured warrior breaks down barriers
    Still feeling the effects of the nerve damage suffered when her arm broke in half while she was serving in Afghanistan, Marine Sgt. Lorie Yrigoyen stood on the podium on the first day of the Warrior Games, gold medal in hand.
  • Group sends care packages to troops

    Group sends care packages to troops
    Matt Muggia, a U.S. Marine veteran, remembers the disappointment he felt when he was deployed overseas, opened up a care package and thought he spotted a package of Oreos. But they weren't really Oreos. They were a knock-off brand. "I was totally...

    4 Marines killed in combat

    Four more of the city's adopted "Thundering Third" Marines have died in Afghanistan, officials said. Sgt. Brandon Bury, of Grand Prairie, Texas; Lance Cpl. Derek Hernandez, of Bridgeton, Mo.; Cpl. Donald Marler, of Harlingen, Texas; and Sgt. John...

    Roadside bomb kills ninth member of adopted Marines

    Another member of the city's adopted Marine battalion was killed Saturday in Afghanistan, officials said. Sgt. Joseph Caskey, 24, of Pennsylvania, was killed by an improvised explosive devise, said officials with the Huntington Beach 3/1 Marines...

    Marines grateful for support

    To the community of Huntington Beach, From all the Marines and Sailors of 3rd Battalion, 1st Marines here in Garmsir District, Helmand Province, Afghanistan, I wanted to take the opportunity to say thank you for your support of our battalion through the...