Iraq

Reader Input: Pressure officials to avoid Syria strike

You have got to be kidding. After over a decade of war in Iraq and Afghanistan we are now being asked to endorse a third military misadventure in Syria. The solid advice of the Ame ...

Community Portrait: She’s Elks Club’s lifeline who brings touch of home to troops

It was an easy decision for Auburn’s Elaine Jenanyan. Jenanyan has been a member of the Auburn Elks Lodge 1691 for four years, joining the service group after being invited ...

Call to readers

Do you believe the United States’ withdrawal from Iraq is the right move? Please share your thoughts via one of the Journal addresses. E-mail: ajournal@goldcountrymedia.com Ma ...

Let Iraq deal with problems

I am writing about the attacks in Baghdad and how they are just going to get worse with the final pull-out of American forces. My opinion on the matter is that we just need to get ...

Mom touched by kindness

I went to the Loomis Post Office to mail a package to Fort Bragg, N.C., so it will be there to greet my son, Bobby, when he comes home from Iraq. While I was getting ready to pay ...

Hire women veterans

This Veterans Day Parade honors women in the military. The local Soroptimist International of the American River club is proud to offer its support to this recognition of females i ...

Vote out that poser Obama

Re: “Obama gets things done,” (Reader Input, Oct. 31). As usual, Ron Lowe is way off base with his assessment of Obama’s effectiveness as a leader. For starters, Guantanamo i ...

Deepest thanks to our veterans

Kudos to the Auburn Journal for the article featuring U.S. Marine Tim Bergenstock on Wednesday, Oct 26. He and millions of other veterans are what has kept this country free. I can ...

Obama gets things done

How effective of a leader has President Obama been? During the 2008 presidential campaign Barack Obama made five key promises he wished to accomplish when he got to the White House ...

Use the billions elsewhere

The real U.S. economic problem is war spending! “60 Minutes” on Sunday, Oct. 16, reported that the U.S. Government is spending $200 million per day in the Iraq/Afghanistan wars ...

USA’s military budget beats all

I was thinking about our military spending. We spend more than the next 17 nations combined, almost 42 percent of our budget. I believe if we closed all of our bases overseas, hal ...

Latest war an illegal act

Our presidential pretender has involved America in another war in the Muslim world based on a U.N. resolution. The other countries involved with enforcing this resolution had leg ...

Was Iraq war worth it?

I couldn’t help but watch in amazement as the people of Egypt toppled their corrupt, oppressive leader without firing a shot or needing a superpower to assist. As Iraq lies in ...

People die for free speech

Re: Carrie Moley, Auburn, (Reader Input, Jan. 11): Carrie: You accused the Journal of printing letters that, in your point of view, lack an appropriate degree of civil propriety. ...

Iraq war veteran Upps his game

With a last name like Upp a person can’t help but keep their head high. Auburn resident David Upp is just that kind of guy. Serving in the United States Army for six years, and d ...