Afghanistan War

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.



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.


Former Ambassador, Stanford Fellow Sees Fragile Gains In Afghanistan

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.


Garrett A. Fant (DOD)

Napa County Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

Army officials have confirmed that a Fort Riley soldier from Napa County died of his wounds from a roadside bomb attack in Afghanistan.


Lafayette Crosses (photo courtesy SFGate)

Owner Of Lafayette War Memorial Site Dies

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.

CBS San Francisco–08/22/2011

Lafayette Crosses (photo courtesy SFGate)

No More New Crosses For Lafayette War Memorial

The last white cross has been hammered into the hillside memorial in Lafayette this week, memorial organizers said.

CBS San Francisco–08/11/2011

Navy SEAL Killed In Afghanistan Lived In San Jose As A Child

Navy SEAL Kevin Houston’s family in San Jose has been left heartbroken by news that he was killed along with 37 others when his helicopter was shot down in Afghanistan Saturday.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/09/2011

Twenty-nine-year-old Derek Benson, an Angwin native, was killed in Afghanistan (Angwin Reporter)

Navy SEAL From Napa County Killed In Afghanistan

A native of Angwin in Napa County was one of 25 U.S. Special Operations forces killed Saturday when a helicopter was shot down by enemy fire in the Wardak province of Afghanistan.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/08/2011

According to the Defense Department, Sgt. William B. Gross-Paniagua of Daly City died during a bomb attack in Afghanistan on July 31, 2011. (Department of Defense)

Soldier From Daly City Killed In Afghanistan Bomb Attack

The military said a Hawaii-based soldier from the Bay Area died this week from injuries suffered during from a bomb attack in Afghanistan.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/01/2011

Sgt. Nicanor Amper IV of San Jose was killed in Afghanistan during an attack on July 5, 2011. (Department of Defense)

Soldier From San Jose Killed In Afghanistan

The Department of Defense said 36-year-old Sgt. Nicanor Amper IV of San Jose died Tuesday in Khowst of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with a rocket-propelled grenade.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–07/08/2011