UPDATE: Pentagon Announces Last U.S. Troops Have Left AfghanistanThe Pentagon announced Monday that the last U.S. troops had left Afghanistan, ending America's longest war.
Afghan Americans Rally Support for Refugees at Demonstration in ConcordA rally was held in Concord Saturday, organized by Afghan Americans calling for the U.S. government to allow enough time to get more people out of that country.
Sacramento Marine Sgt. Nicole Gee, 3 Other Californians Among Afghanistan Bomb VictimsSgt. Nicole Gee, 23, of Sacramento was one of four Californians killed in the bombing at the Kabul airport where people were being evacuated amid the Taliban takeover. The blast killed 169 Afghans and 13 U.S. service members.
'They Are the Real Heroes;' Afghan American Describes U.S. Service Members Helping Family Escape KabulThe suicide bomb blast that killed 13 Americans and dozens of Afghans at the Kabul airport was on the far side of the world, but very close to home for Farzana, an Afghan American living in the South Bay.
President Biden Announces Withdrawal Of All U.S. Troops From Afghanistan by 9/11President Biden announced Wednesday plans to pull all U.S. military forces from Afghanistan by September 11, 2021, a move that will bring an end to America's longest war by the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center in New York City and the Pentagon.
Concord Man, Former Afghan Refugee Now A Reporter Covering US Presidential CampaignA man who survived the Afghanistan War and refugee ordeal as a child and became a top scholar after settling with his family in the East Bay is now a reporter covering the US presidential campaign for CBS News.
Officials: Trump Afghanistan Plan Involves 3,900 More TroopsPresident Donald Trump's plan to end the stalemate in America's longest war and eliminate Afghanistan's rising extremist threat involves sending up to 3,900 additional U.S. forces.
Lawmakers: California National Guard Troops Can Keep BonusesHouse and Senate negotiators have agreed to forgive the debts of thousands of California National Guard troops who had been ordered by the Pentagon to repay enlistment bonuses.
Pentagon Ordered To Stop Seeking Repayment Of Calif. National Guard BonusesU.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter has ordered the Pentagon to stop seeking repayments of enlistment bonuses given to California National Guard members who served overseas.
Defense Secretary Pledges Resolution Over California Guard BonusesDefense Secretary Ash Carter is promising to resolve a festering conflict over demands that thousands of National Guard soldiers repay enlistment bonuses.
Man Arrested In Fatal Stabbing Of Homeless War Veteran In RichmondPolice on Tuesday arrested a Richmond man in the stabbing death of an Afghanistan war veteran in Richmond last Friday, a police sergeant said.
Bay Area Project Helps Veterans Share War Stories Through Their TattoosAs communities hold parades and lay wreaths this Veterans’ Day to honor men and women in uniform, some returning vets are taking off their shirts to reveal their war stories in the form of tattoos.
President Obama To Keep 9,800 U.S. Troops In Afghanistan After War EndsPresident Barack Obama says he will seek to bring the U.S. force in Afghanistan down to 9,800 as the American combat mission ends later this year. He then intends to withdraw most those forces by the end of 2016.
In Surprise Visit To Afghanistan, Obama Pledges U.S. Will Leave By Year EndOn a surprise visit to Afghanistan, President Barack Obama pledged Sunday to bring America's longest war to a "responsible end" by the close of the year.
Suspect Charged With Murder In Fremont Motorcycle Crash That Killed MarineAn Emeryville man was charged with murder Thursday for a crash in Fremont early Tuesday morning that killed 23-year-old Andrew Silva of Union City, a U.S. Marine who had recently returned from a tour of duty in Afghanistan.