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San Jose Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

A memorial service will be held Wednesday at Joint Base Lewis-McChord for a San Jose soldier who was killed in Afghanistan.

06/12/2012

A U.S. Army carry team transfers the remains of Army Spc. Vilmar Galarza Hernandez of Salinas, Calif., at Dover Air Force Base, Del., May 27, 2012. Hernandez was assigned to the 4th Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. (U.S. Air Force photo/Adrian R. Rowan)

Salinas Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

A soldier from Salinas was killed while serving in Afghanistan on Saturday, the U.S. Department of Defense announced Monday.

05/29/2012

Sgt. Thomas Fogarty (Department of Defense)

Hundreds Mourn Alameda Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

Family and friends in Alameda are mourning an Army staff sergeant who was killed earlier this month in a bomb blast in Afghanistan.

05/21/2012

Sgt. Thomas Fogarty (Department of Defense)

Soldier From Alameda Killed In Afghanistan

30-year-old Staff Sgt. Thomas Fogarty sustained injuries following an attack by enemy units with an improvised explosive device.

05/08/2012

Fremont Anti-War Protest

Demonstrators In Fremont Protest Afghanistan War, Civilian Killings

Days after United States military officials identified the soldier who allegedly slaughtered 16 Afghan villagers in Kandahar Province last Sunday, members of the Bay Area Afghan community rallied in Fremont this afternoon against the killings.

03/18/2012

Harry Lew (Department of Defense)

Fellow Marine Admits Assault On Santa Clara Marine Before His Suicide

A U.S. Marine pleaded guilty to the assault of a fellow Marine from Santa Clara who later committed suicide in Afghanistan.

01/31/2012

Specialist Sean Walsh, a California National Guard soldier from San Jose, was killed on November 16, 2011 in Afghanistan’s Khost Province. (Family photo)

Fallen San Jose Soldier’s Body Returns Home

The remains of Sean Walsh, a 21-Year-Old National Guard soldier from San Jose, arrived at Moffett Federal Airfield Wednesday. Walsh died on Nov. 16 from injuries he suffered during combat operations in Afghanistan.

11/30/2011

Lance Cpl. Josha Corral (Warrior Watch Forum)

Memorial Service Held For Fallen Danville Marine

Several hundred mourners packed the East Bay Fellowship church Wednesday afternoon at a memorial service for fallen Danville Marine Lance Cpl. Joshua D. Corral.

11/30/2011

Joshua Corral (Department of Defense)

Danville Honors Fallen Marine In Candlelight Vigil

Roughly 1,000 people stood overlooking the lake in Danville’s Oak Hill Park Tuesday night to honor Lance Cpl. Joshua D. Corral, a 19-year-old Marine killed in Afghanistan last week.

11/22/2011

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Memorial Set For Milpitas Marine Killed In Afghanistan

A memorial service has been planned in San Jose for a U.S. Marine from Milpitas who was killed in Afghanistan last week.

11/03/2011

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