Army

Reader Input: Veterans earned nation’s support

I am outraged in reference to an article in the April 22 Auburn Journal edition entitled, “As Army shrinks, young officers being pushed out.” What is this country comin ...

Two sports are better than one for Woodcreek's Layton

It’s been several years now since high school sports saw its tide shift toward the athlete specializing — or focusing — on one sport. By their choice or at the u ...

Patrick O’Brien graduates combat training

Army Pfc. Patrick J. O'Brien has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, ...

Roadside honors for Iraq war vet who died in crash

  AUBURN CA - From the Sacramento International Airport to a turn off the Auburn’s Maple Street exit from Interstate 80, first responders turned out Friday to honor Chr ...

Placer County heroes live on in memory

This week the Journal has profiled some of Placer County’s soldiers who gave the ultimate sacrifice — their lives during the Iraq and Afghanistan wars in a project called Honor ...

43-acre facility set to be named for fallen Auburn soldier

A former Auburn resident killed while serving in Iraq is set to be honored in a permanent memorial. PFC Jesse Mizener was 23 when he was killed in a mortar attack in January 2004. ...

Auburn WWII vets reunion

Every year since 1946 the men from Company E. 184 Infantry meet together in Auburn, right where they started. “You know ‘Band of Brothers’?” Duane Whaley asked, referring ...