The U.S. Department of Defense announced Wednesday that Monterey resident and U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer Edward Balli was killed by hostile gunfire in Afghanistan on Monday.
California Sen. Dianne Feinstein had strong words about Afghanistan’s president for refusing to sign an agreement governing the future of the American troop presence in his country.
A nonprofit that has been empowering women living in poverty around the world for the past 10 years is launching in the Bay Area.
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.
Award-winning journalist and war correspondent Michael Hastings has died in a car accident in Los Angeles. He won a Polk Award for magazine reporting for a story that was credited with ending Gen. Stanley McChrystal’s career after it revealed the military’s candid criticisms of the Obama administration.
A group of third-graders who started a letter-writing campaign to U.S. soldiers serving in Afghanistan will get a hero’s welcome at school in San Ramon on Wednesday morning.
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.
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.
Several dozen members of the Air National Guard’s 129th Rescue Wing have deployed to Afghanistan and the Horn of Africa.