Veteran Killed In Fremont Motorcycle Crash; Suspected DUI Driver ArrestedA motorcyclist who was struck and killed by a suspected drunk driver in Fremont early Tuesday morning has been identified as a 23-year-old U.S. Marine who recently returned from a tour of duty in Afghanistan, authorities said.
Veteran, Amputee On Nationwide Bike Ride Makes Bay Area Stop A Marine who lost both legs fighting in Afghanistan made a stop in the Bay Area on Tuesday, as part of a nationwide bike ride for charity.
Monterey Soldier Killed In AfghanistanThe U.S. Department of Defense announced Wednesday that Monterey resident and U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer Edward Balli was killed by hostile gunfire in Afghanistan on Monday.
Sen. Feinstein Blasts Karzai Over Refusal To Sign Deal California Sen. Dianne Feinstein had strong words about Afghanistan's president for refusing to sign an agreement governing the future of the American troop presence in his country.
Community Corner: Empowering Women From Afghanistan To San FranciscoA nonprofit that has been empowering women living in poverty around the world for the past 10 years is launching in the Bay Area.
Antioch Soldier Receives Medal Of Honor, Recalls Harrowing Afghan BattleAn Antioch soldier received the Medal of Honor from President Barack Obama at the White House Monday for his bravery in a deadly 2009 battle in Afghanistan that killed several of his fellow servicemen.
War Correspondent Michael Hastings Dies In SoCal Car CrashAward-winning journalist and war correspondent Michael Hastings has died in a car accident in Los Angeles. He won a Polk Award for magazine reporting for a story that was credited with ending Gen. Stanley McChrystal's career after it revealed the military's candid criticisms of the Obama administration.
San Ramon Students Getting Hero's Welcome At School After Letter Campaign To SoldiersA group of third-graders who started a letter-writing campaign to U.S. soldiers serving in Afghanistan will get a hero’s welcome at school in San Ramon on Wednesday morning.
Livermore Marine Injured In Afghanistan Gets Hero’s WelcomeMarine Staff Sgt. Jason Ross returned to a hero’s welcome in Livermore, two years after losing both of his legs in Afghanistan.
San Jose Soldier Among Several Killed In Afghanistan AttackDelfin 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.
Northern California Army Vet Receives Medal Of Honor For Afghan FightA veteran who helped "defend the indefensible" at a vulnerable Army outpost in Afghanistan received the nation's highest award for military valor Monday at a tearful White House ceremony that also honored the eight men who did not survive a Taliban attack.
Air National Guard Members Deploy From Moffett FieldSeveral dozen members of the Air National Guard's 129th Rescue Wing have deployed to Afghanistan and the Horn of Africa.
Iraq Veteran Volunteers To Guard Central Valley Elementary SchoolThe feel-good story of a former U.S. marine standing guard outside a local elementary school doesn’t feel so good the day after.
Servicewomen Sue In SF Courtroom To Challenge Exclusion From Combat Four military women who served in Iraq and Afghanistan sued the U.S. Department of Defense in federal court in San Francisco Tuesday to challenge the policy of excluding women from almost all combat duty.
Opinion: Our Veterans Should Not Be At Risk In Fiscal Cliff NegotiationsWhen the deal is being made to change the tax rates and cut the deficit we must remember to keep our commitment to our veterans.