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 public memorial service is planned in San Jose on Thursday for Sean Walsh, a 21-year-old California National Guard soldier from San Jose who was killed nearly two weeks ago while serving in Afghanistan.
A 19-year-old Marine from Danville was killed in Afghanistan Friday, the second Bay Area war casualty in as many days.
A U.S. Army soldier from San Jose has been killed in Afghanistan supporting Operation Enduring Freedom, according to a statement issued Friday by the Defense Department.
An U.S. Army soldier from Salinas was killed Saturday when insurgents attacked his unit in Afghanistan’s Logar Province, the Department of Defense announced.
A marine from Santa Clara was killed Sunday while supporting combat operations in Afghanistan, according to the U.S. Department of Defense.
Six American soldiers killed in a suicide attack in Afghanistan were members of the 101st Airborne Division based at Fort Campbell, including one from the Bay Area and another from San Diego, according to the military.