Andrew Dyer, The Union-Tribune

Andrew Dyer

The Union-Tribune

Chula Vista, CA, United States

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Past articles by Andrew:

Military spending is $56B economic driver in San Diego, new report says

More than 360,000 jobs in San Diego County are either directly or indirectly tied to defense spending, providing a stabilizing effect on the local economy → Read More

Winter storm brings rain to San Diego County, will continue through Monday with mountain snow possible

Rain prompted road closures due to flooding Sunday and forecasters predict up to an inch more rain through Monday with wind gusts up to 40 mph at the coast → Read More

San Diego police investigating homicide in Logan Heights

Homicide detectives are investigating after a person died around midnight Saturday near the intersection of Logan Avenue and 17th Street → Read More

Driver, dogs rescued after RV crashes into parked cars, ends up under tractor trailer

Chula Vista firefighters worked more than 40 minutes to rescue a man after his recreational vehicle slammed into a parked trailer late Saturday → Read More

Reporter's Notebook: 'Warship chicken' incident in San Diego a teachable moment for Navy

A U.S. Navy destroyer and an amphibious warship avoided a head-on collision in San Diego Bay Tuesday thanks to last-minute maneuvers by the vessels → Read More

Near-miss incident between two warships in San Diego Bay under investigation, Navy says

A U.S. Navy destroyer and dock landing ship had to take evasive maneuvers as they approached one another head-on in San Diego Bay Tuesday, video shows → Read More

9 sailors injured in fire on aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln

A Tuesday morning fire aboard the San Diego-based aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln was quickly extinguished by its crew and the ship will remain at sea, the Navy said → Read More

San Diego homes and a school were built over a strategic Navy fuel pipeline. Now the service wants to move it

The Navy can't access or repair a strategic jet fuel pipeline running between Miramar and Point Loma because of development in the area. Parts of it will be re-routed beginning in 2024 → Read More

Navy, SDG&E helicopters collide Tuesday near Brown Field; no one injured

Navy Sea Hawk and SDG&E-contracted helicopters collided Tuesday, according to the Navy. Both landed safely at Brown field in San Diego and no one was injured → Read More

Marines get last delivery of iconic H-1 helicopter. But don't call it the 'end of an era' yet

After six decades and multiple upgrades over the years, the last new H-1 helicopter — an AH-1Z Viper — arrived at Camp Pendleton this month → Read More

Navy captain censured over deadly AAV sinking tapped for aircraft carrier command

Capt. John Kurtz, as the commanding officer of the amphibious transport dock Somerset when nine died in amphibious vehicle sinking, was censured in June for failing to properly supervise operations → Read More

Former Bonhomme Richard captain, executive officer fined $5,000 each in San Diego ship fire, records show

The service released heavily redacted reprimand records for six leaders on the Bonhomme Richard it says bear some responsibility in the 2020 fire → Read More

Biden campaigns in Oceanside for Levin in 49th

The 49th Congressional District is one of a few battleground races that could decide control of the House of Representatives. → Read More

Navy, Coast Guard vessels to open to public during Fleet Week San Diego

Fleet Week San Diego events will extend into next weekend and includes ship tours, technology exhibits and Veterans Day events free of charge → Read More

Sailors question Navy after E. coli found in carrier's water

Ship's captain initially told crew water was safe but if they didn't want to drink it, they could use it to "scrubby scrubby" the decks during the ship's morning cleaning stations → Read More

Navy SEAL leaders reprimanded in wake of trainee death

After completing "Hell Week," students and instructors saw Seaman Kyle Mullen, 24, struggling to breathe and spitting up blood in the hours before he died of pneumonia → Read More

He found his activist voice in the Navy. Now this San Diego veteran is being courted by Washington.

Shawn VanDiver went from an enlisted sailor battling his chain of command to a political activist fielding phone calls from the White House in under a decade → Read More

Three transportation projects, including a trolley extension into Tijuana, pitched to public Sunday

Trolley expansion, plus autonomous shuttle and smart traffic lanes project, came in response to SANDAG request for ideas from private sector → Read More

Marine recruit collapses, dies at Camp Pendleton

An 18-year-old Marine recruit collapsed during training and later died on Sept. 27, the Marines said late Saturday → Read More

Rent relief arrives for some San Diego military members

Sailors, Marines and other San Diego-based service members will receive hundreds more per month through the end of the year → Read More