U.S. military

Pilots, crews take to skies for fire fight

SACRAMENTO – The Doors play over a radio somewhere in the pit crew’s sun tent as meandering orange stains streak across the hot tarmac. Below the bright orange belly o ...

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 ...

Withdraw from Afghanistan

Thank you for publishing stories about the tragic killing of Afghan civilians this week. The soldier who allegedly committed these killings is another victim of a failed U.S. war p ...

Recruiters told to accept gay applicants

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The military is accepting openly gay recruits for the first time in the nation’s history, even as it tries in the courts to slow the movement to abolish its ...

Voters Did Make a Change

Doroth James, 8/13 now realizes the voters made a change last November and she like many others in the political minority are squaking like a gaggle of turkeys. Much like the turke ...