Killed In Action
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 19-year-old Marine from Danville was killed in Afghanistan Friday, the second Bay Area war casualty in as many days.
An Albany soldier was among three Hawaii-based Army soldiers killed over the weekend in Kunar province, Afghanistan.
A 23-year-old Pleasanton resident working as an army medic was killed by gunfire in Afghanistan on Tuesday, 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.