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.
The feel-good story of a former U.S. marine standing guard outside a local elementary school doesn’t feel so good the day after.
Four military women who served in Iraq and Afghanistan sued the U.S. Department of Defense in federal court in San Francisco Tuesday to challenge the policy of excluding women from almost all combat duty.
When the deal is being made to change the tax rates and cut the deficit we must remember to keep our commitment to our veterans.