military

Needy vets target of event

An upcoming, three-day event in Roseville is geared toward providing much needed services to homeless and at-risk veterans. The fourth annual Gold Country Veterans Stand Down focu ...

Reader Input: Express support for LOP woodworker

I am a disabled veteran. I am so angry that (Lake of the Pines General Manager) Fred Dean Turner is trying to prevent this man from helping our military families (“Lake of th ...

California rated worst state for military vets

California ranks dead last among the states for military veterans, according to a new report that measures 19 quality-of-life indicators, including economics, the environment, gene ...

Reader Input: Concealed arms fine for military

The brass and CYA crowd in the military don’t know what they’re talking about when they predict bedlam or blood in the streets if soldiers are permitted to carry concea ...

Better Business Bureau warns of military-related scams

Veterans Day is a time to celebrate and pay respect to both former and current members of the United States military. However, according to the Better Business Bureau serving Nort ...

Auburn pastor to begin 6-month deployment to Middle East

In his youth, Donny Crandell couldn’t fathom joining the military because he feared the possibility of deployment. Today that possibility is becoming his reality. The senior past ...

Ex-military train with California Conservation Corps near Auburn for firefighting

AUBURN CA - For some, it will mean going from firefights to firefighting in a matter of months. Fifty military veterans are completing initial firefighter training from the Califo ...

Consider war’s unintended consequences

Rob Howard and Donna Arz have reason to suggest a more balanced reaction to the incident of Marines urinating on Taliban corpses (Journal, Jan. 15). As is well-known in all of our ...

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 ...

No time for silent sit-by

Well, the U.S. Budget “Supercommittee” has failed (Journal, Nov. 22). The cowards in Washington have, once again, shown their true colors. Harsh cuts are now scheduled to take ...