marines

Auburn native gets Medal of Honor-level congratulations as a top leader in Marines

  A Marine from Auburn has earned a highly prized leadership award and was on the receiving end of congratulations from a Medal of Honor recipient at the ceremony. Lance Cpl ...

Nevada town mourns Marines who died in explosion

  HAWTHORNE, Nev. (AP) — Hundreds of residents in a rural community steeped in military history turned out to mourn the loss of seven Marines as investigators arrive ...

Mortar explosion in Nevada kills 7 NC unit Marines

  HAWTHORNE, Nev. (AP) — A mortar shell explosion killed seven Marines and injured a half-dozen more during mountain warfare training in Nevada's high desert, pr ...

Video showing Marines urinating on corpse spurs strong feelings in Auburn

AUBURN CA - While Pentagon officials worry that outrage over a video purporting to depict Marines urinating on Taliban corpses will tarnish the reputation of the entire military, s ...

Auburn Marine comes home to where the heart is

The war in Afghanistan has ended for now for U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Tim Bergenstock of Auburn. He flew back to California last week and was reunited with his family after serving ...

Auburn Marine returns wounded, proud of U.S. Afghan effort

The casualties were high, the physical dangers many and Afghan people often hostile. For Placer High School grad and Auburn native Sgt. James Finney, the tour of duty that started ...

Auburn firm wins federal military contract

The U.S. government is calling on an Auburn aircraft instrument company to provide portable GPS equipment to aid night vision duties by pilots in the Marine Corps and Army. The $6 ...