The military said a Hawaii-based soldier from the Bay Area died this week from injuries suffered during from a bomb attack in Afghanistan.
An Albany soldier was among three Hawaii-based Army soldiers killed over the weekend in Kunar province, Afghanistan.
At least 500 people packed into San Mateo’s St. Gregory’s Church for Army Specialist Derek Simonetta’s funeral mass where family and friends honored the fallen soldier.
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.
A U.S. Army staff sergeant from Monterey County died in Afghanistan over the weekend, the governor’s office said Wednesday.
Prosecutors are accusing a San Mateo County man of stealing more than $30,000 from a soldier who was fighting in the Iraq war.
A Grass Valley soldier found dead one week ago in Afghanistan is set to be buried at Arlington National Cemetery, but the death of 27-year-old Army Staff Sgt. David Senft in Afghanistan one week ago remains shrouded in mystery.