Garrett A. Fant (DOD)

Napa County Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

Army officials have confirmed that a Fort Riley soldier from Napa County died of his wounds from a roadside bomb attack in Afghanistan.


Livermore Soldier Dies Of Rabies

A Fort Drum soldier has died of rabies believed to have been contracted during service overseas.


According to the Defense Department, Sgt. William B. Gross-Paniagua of Daly City died during a bomb attack in Afghanistan on July 31, 2011. (Department of Defense)

Soldier From Daly City Killed In Afghanistan Bomb Attack

The military said a Hawaii-based soldier from the Bay Area died this week from injuries suffered during from a bomb attack in Afghanistan.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/01/2011

Spc. Kevin J. Hilaman was killed by insurgents in the Kunar province, Afghanistan. (DOD)

Albany Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

An Albany soldier was among three Hawaii-based Army soldiers killed over the weekend in Kunar province, Afghanistan.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/28/2011

Specialist Derek T. Simonetta (U.S. Department of Defense)

Friends, Family Remember Fallen Peninsula Soldier

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.


Specialist Derek T. Simonetta (U.S. Department of Defense)

Redwood City Soldier Among 6 Dead In Afghanistan Attack

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.

CBS San Francisco–12/14/2010

Monterey County Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

A U.S. Army staff sergeant from Monterey County died in Afghanistan over the weekend, the governor’s office said Wednesday.

CBS San Francisco–12/09/2010

San Mateo County Man Accused Of Stealing $30,000 From Soldier

Prosecutors are accusing a San Mateo County man of stealing more than $30,000 from a soldier who was fighting in the Iraq war.

CBS San Francisco–12/01/2010

Questions Surround Death of NorCal Soldier In Afghanistan

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.