Articles Tagged With ‘California National Guard’




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National Guard accused of forcing Camp Roberts whistleblower to retire

A retired Army major who lives in Paso Robles is accusing the California National Guard of forcing him to retire as retaliation for blowing the whistle about financial mismanagement and deteriorating conditions at Camp Roberts. [Sac Bee] Maj. Joseph Lovelace,... (Continue reading)

Mortar round sparked Camp Roberts fire

A 60 millimeter mortar illumination round sparked the Camp Roberts fire that has burned 3,800 acres. Military personnel fire mortar illumination rounds in order to light up a battlefield. At about 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, the mortar illumination round was... (Continue reading)

Camp Roberts Fire grows to 3,800 acres

The Camp Roberts Fire is 70 percent contained at 3,800 acres. At about 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, the fire broke out at Camp Roberts in northern San Luis Obispo County. Cal Fire is fighting the vegetation fire from the ground... (Continue reading)

Fire burns 500 acres at Camp Roberts

A fire that started Wednesday afternoon at Camp Roberts has burned about 500 acres. Cal Fire is assisting Camp Roberts in fighting the fire from the air and the ground. The fire is burning grass and oak woodlands. The fire... (Continue reading)

Munitions firing starts 3 fires near Camp San Luis Obispo

Cal Fire crews extinguished three separate vegetation fires Saturday night at Camp San Luis Obispo suspected to be caused by munitions firing. Shortly after 11 p.m., the first fire broke out, according to Cal Fire. Within the next three hours,... (Continue reading)

National Guard airman’s body found at Big Sur

Rescue workers found the body of a 24-year-old National Guard airman submerged in 20 feet of water by a Big Sur beach Wednesday morning. [Monterey County Herald] San Jose resident Khiem Nguyen was fishing with three friends at Big Sur’s... (Continue reading)

Soldier run over by truck at Camp San Luis

A truck crashed into a female National Guard soldier at Camp San Luis Obispo on Monday and then rolled over her lower body. The 31-year-old soldier suffered major injuries and was airlifted to a Fresno hospital for emergency surgery. Her... (Continue reading)

Staff sergeant dies following training exercise at Camp Roberts

A staff sergeant at Camp Roberts in San Luis Obispo County died after suffering a heart attack during a training exercise on Wednesday, shortly after a local hospital released him back to duty. Raul Escobedo, 41, first complained of chest... (Continue reading)

Camp Roberts hosting large National Guard training

The largest California Army National Guard training event in more than a decade will take place at Camp Roberts beginning Friday. [KSBY] Several thousand National Guard soldiers will train at the post located on the San Luis Obispo and Monterey... (Continue reading)

California student arrested for supporting terrorists

A Central California college student and member of the U.S. Army National Guard was arrested Sunday for attempting to provide support to a foreign terrorist organization. [CNN] Nicholas Teausant had also planned to attack the Los Angeles subway system in... (Continue reading)



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