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.
A U.S. Marine pleaded guilty to the assault of a fellow Marine from Santa Clara who later committed suicide in Afghanistan.
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.
Several hundred mourners packed the East Bay Fellowship church Wednesday afternoon at a memorial service for fallen Danville Marine Lance Cpl. Joshua D. Corral.
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.
A memorial service has been planned in San Jose for a U.S. Marine from Milpitas who was killed in Afghanistan last week.
Former ambassador Karl Eikenberry said the U.S. has achieved many of the objectives of the war launched less than a month after the September 11th terror attacks.
Army officials have confirmed that a Fort Riley soldier from Napa County died of his wounds from a roadside bomb attack in Afghanistan.
Longtime peace activist Louise Clark, who owned the property on which the “Crosses of Lafayette” war memorial was built, passed away Sunday at age 86.
The last white cross has been hammered into the hillside memorial in Lafayette this week, memorial organizers said.