Forgotten Soldier Program

Veterans group puts boots on the ground

Volunteers officially started work on the first construction phase of the Armed Forces Community Memorial Garden Tuesday morning. The once empty lot on 995 Lincoln Way was the sit ...

Another View: Moving toward patient-centered care for veterans

On Sept. 28, 2013, Thomas Breen, a 71-year-old U.S. Navy veteran, who had grappled with cancer in the past, had blood in his urine. He and rushed to the Phoenix Veterans Health A ...

Congressman meets with vets to discuss VA care

Republican Congressman Tom McClintock sat down with veterans in an intimate discussion on the state of medical services for service people Tuesday morning at the Auburn Veterans Me ...

Making the most of ‘Borrowed Time’

Brennan Toohey can count on one hand the times he wasn’t shot at while on patrol in Vietnam. That would be five times out of 27 patrols, including five in which they couldn&r ...

111-mile motorcycle ride helps Forgotten Soldier Program

Kickstands go up at 11 a.m. July 29 for the second annual 111-Mile Motorcycle Run benefitting the veterans served by the Forgotten Soldier Program. Organizers look forward to good ...

Celebrity chefs will cook for Forgotten Soldier Program

The Celebrity Chefs Cooking for Community Service event will take place Thursday, March 1, in the Placer Building of the Gold Country Fairgrounds. The doors open to the public at 5 ...

Program offers day of healing for veterans

A local organization is promoting healing for local veterans this weekend. The Forgotten Soldier program is holding its day of healing from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Aubur ...

Work scarce for local veterans

Local veterans and those who support them say more than just the tough economy is making it difficult for former soldiers to find work. Readjusting to civilian life is also a big ...

Event designed to bring peace to veterans

An Auburn program for veterans is reaching out to the community this weekend. The Forgotten Soldier Program is hosting its annual Day of Wellness and Healing from 11 a.m. to 4 p. ...