An Antioch soldier received the Medal of Honor from President Barack Obama at the White House Monday for his bravery in a deadly 2009 battle in Afghanistan that killed several of his fellow servicemen.
Marine Staff Sgt. Jason Ross returned to a hero’s welcome in Livermore, two years after losing both of his legs in Afghanistan.
Delfin Santos Jr., 24, died Saturday in Kandahar after he was fatally injured in an enemy attack that involved a vehicle-based improvised explosive device in the Zabul province.
Military officials say a soldier from Hayward has died from wounds he suffered last week in Afghanistan.
A veteran who helped “defend the indefensible” at a vulnerable Army outpost in Afghanistan received the nation’s highest award for military valor Monday at a tearful White House ceremony that also honored the eight men who did not survive a Taliban attack.
Helmets to Hardhats, a nationally recognized program, is working with the Silicon Valley construction trade to train veterans for jobs.
A memorial service will be held Wednesday at Joint Base Lewis-McChord for a San Jose soldier who was killed in Afghanistan.
A soldier from Salinas was killed while serving in Afghanistan on Saturday, the U.S. Department of Defense announced Monday.
Family and friends in Alameda are mourning an Army staff sergeant who was killed earlier this month in a bomb blast in Afghanistan.
30-year-old Staff Sgt. Thomas Fogarty sustained injuries following an attack by enemy units with an improvised explosive device.