Daily Archives: June 24, 2013

Webcast – Military Amphibious Landing on Camp Pendleton’s Red Beach


Watch the Marines at Camp Pendleton along with military from Canada and New Zealand “take the beach” in amphibious assault training.

Originally broadcast live on-line, Dawn Blitz 2013 is a large multi-national training exercise. And today troupes will practice amphibious landing at Red Beach on Camp Pendleton.

The Defense Department says “This will be the largest landing conducted aboard Camp Pendleton since both combat operations began more than 10 years ago”



AM Briefing from Bowlersdesk.com for June 24, 2013


San Diego City Council has a full day of committee meetings ahead of itself today. First at 9:00 AM the Infrastructure Committee is meeting. The items of note on the agenda are the Independent Budget Analyst, municipal infrastructure, and a report from the Development Services Department. Then at 2:00 this afternoon they are going to talk about extending the ambulance contract with Rural/Metro Ambulance for another year.

In court a foreign man accused of sexually assaulting a woman while he was in San Diego for a convention will be arraigned. The Canadian man will be in San Diego’s downtown courthouse at 1:30 this afternoon.

Also this afternoon at 2:00 the San Diego Immigrant Youth Collective will protest at Escondido’s Police Department Headquarters. The group will voice criticism over the department’s cooperation with Immigration and Custom Enforcement or ICE. Escondido Police Department is the only department in the nation to have ICE agents working in the same building. According to the San Diego Immigrant Youth Collective there are eleven ICE agents stationed at Escondido Police Department headquarters.

This morning at 5:30 the Armed Service YMCA is celebrating the “Christmas You Missed”. This annual midsummer tradition is for military family to celebrate the holidays with their family’s service members that were deployed over the holidays. 530 people from military families are participating along with carolers, music from the Third Marine Aircraft Wing Band, and of course Santa will make a special appearance as well.

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