War in Afghanistan
A 19-year-old soldier is headed home to Martinez on Friday afternoon after returning from a tour in Afghanistan.
A Saturday memorial service has been planned for a local Marine who was killed in Afghanistan on August 10th.
Military officials say two Marines from Northern California have been killed in Afghanistan. The Department of Defense said Capt. Matthew Manoukian and Staff Sgt. Sky Mote died Friday in the country’s Helmand province.
A U.S. Marine pleaded guilty to the assault of a fellow Marine from Santa Clara who later committed suicide in Afghanistan.
Blue Star Moms are sending troops stationed abroad care packages this holiday season in order to spread some cheer.
A memorial service has been planned in San Jose for a U.S. Marine from Milpitas who was killed in Afghanistan last week.
Former ambassador Karl Eikenberry said the U.S. has achieved many of the objectives of the war launched less than a month after the September 11th terror attacks.
Navy SEAL Kevin Houston’s family in San Jose has been left heartbroken by news that he was killed along with 37 others when his helicopter was shot down in Afghanistan Saturday.
A native of Angwin in Napa County was one of 25 U.S. Special Operations forces killed Saturday when a helicopter was shot down by enemy fire in the Wardak province of Afghanistan.
The military said a Hawaii-based soldier from the Bay Area died this week from injuries suffered during from a bomb attack in Afghanistan.