iraq

Welcome home for Foresthill soldier, one of last out of Iraq

SACRAMENTO CA - Flying back from a nation torn by war to a homeland where peace on Earth and goodwill toward men was being celebrated, U.S. Army Pfc. Tom Fitzinger was itching for ...

Auburn war widow cherishes memories, honors her husband's Iraq War sacrifice

Sept. 11 is a day each year that is remembered as an anniversary of an unprecedented wave of terrorist attacks in 2001. For Auburn’s Halley Andrews, it has its own special signi ...

Pain, honor remain six years after Auburn National Guard sergeant’s death in Iraq

AUBURN CA - A sergeant with Auburn’s Charlie “Rock” Company, Sgt. Arnold Duplantier II was the 12th California Guardsman killed in Iraq and its first fatal casualty from the ...

Homemade homecoming

Pfc. Todd Percival will be going back to active duty in Iraq with memories of a special sundown ceremony on a rural hillside outside Auburn. Percival, 25, returns to Iraq this wee ...

Vets profess anti-war ideology

Journal Staff Writer The threat of terror as a reason for war is not something every American supports. In fact, some say the country's rationale for fighting in Iraq has led to a ...

Family accepts Silver Star for fallen hero

U.S. Marine Cpl. Sean Stokes was awarded the Silver Star Medal posthumously on Feb. 6 in a ceremony at Camp Pendleton. The Silver Star Medal is the third highest American military ...