troops

Bless and help returning troops

As our troops come home … to what? We need to keep them all in mind regarding their needs: an education to find a decent job, living expenses, a place to live and realizing that ...

E.V. Cain graduate collects donations for troops

Savonna Meidinger, 13, knew she wanted to do something to help those who are fighting for the United States. Savonna graduated from E.V. Cain Charter Middle School last week, but ...

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 â ...

Troops to benefit from fundraiser

An upcoming Auburn fundraiser and donation day could help brighten deployed soldiers’ holidays this year. Operation: MOM is a national organization that acts as a support group ...

Non-perishables needed for troops

A local Placer County organization is looking for donations for deployed U.S. troops. Operation: MOM is a non-profit support group for military families. The local chapter of this ...

Obama should get off soapbox

I find it interesting that the platform that Obama stood on as far as removing troops has been completely knocked out from under him. Now he decides to send more troops into Afgh ...

Bring our troops and money home

We have been in Iraq for over six years. Now we are sending more troops into Afghanistan, and we will spend another $92 billion on these conflicts. We continue to lose lives in bot ...

Help out our troops in Iraq

I became involved with Operation Mom when my grandson, Gregory Holt (Placer High School Class of 2006), was deployed to Iraq. When the troops are on patrol, what they eat is what ...

Operation MOM launches pre-Christmas mission

Christmas is coming and Operation MOM is already making plans. Members of the support group for military families were manning a drop-off point Saturday for all those little thing ...