military

Put America’s welfare first

It’s no wonder we have no jobs or economic vitality. We didn’t invest in our own economic structure. We failed to protect the interests of the American people. We’ve bankrupt ...

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 allows 200 Auburn students to ‘Meet our Troops’

Local students got a chance to learn about and thank military representatives just in time for Memorial Day. St. Joseph’s Catholic School hosted a Meet our Troops! event Friday ...

‘Salute’ letter harbors racism

First off, let me say that I do not like to use individual’s names in letters as I consider it in poor taste and don’t like dueling with the pen. I would like to respond to th ...

Poppies represent, provide possibilities for veterans

An Auburn group is glad to help keep the memories of veterans who have passed away alive while also helping those who are still with us. Auburn’s American Legion Auxiliary Post ...

Military support group moves to Auburn

A Placer County group that works to support deployed soldiers and their families is moving to Auburn. The Placer County chapter of Operation: MOM holds packing nights for their ...

War should not dominate

I am an old man, 88 years, and am concerned about the world. Our young people are growing up assuming war and conflict are normal. All they see and hear is about soldiers and con ...

Don’t coddle any deviants

It is more than a simple repeal of the policy of “don’t ask, don’t tell” that is under consideration. No real change will occur unless the military code of conduct is sign ...

WWII military included gays

This letter is in regards to the debate over the gays in the military. I agree with Chuck Huber in his letter in the Dec. 7 issue of the Auburn Journal. I was in the submarine se ...

Time to repeal ‘stupid’ law

In reading the article, weekend edition, on “Gay debate splinters Auburn,” (Journal, Dec. 3-4), the comments of those opposed to the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell (DAD ...