veterans

Give the troops a break

We read about the ill acts of our troops while in combat in Iraq and Afghanistan. We even see the pictures of them displaying dead terrorists. This is sad to say the least. Having ...

Veterans reunite after nearly 50 years

Three Navy sailors reunited last month for the first time in 49 years since they had training school together at Mare Island in 1963. With a little help from social networking web ...

Auburn vet’s program reaches out to others

An Auburn man is hoping to reach out to veterans to help them achieve their “heart’s desires.” George Coe has developed a program called “Achieving Your Heart’s Desires ...

Returning veterans find career support with energy tech course

Out of the military after serving as medics, ammunition specialists and security forces, a small group of returning troops has found support and training in a new Sierra College co ...

Fight not over for Placer’s returning veterans

AUBURN CA - When Justin Johnson returned to civilian life after serving in the U.S. Army, he admits that things started to fall apart swiftly and too easily. Johnson was honorably ...

Auburn-based soldier served three tours in Iraq

The war in Iraq was declared over last week, but Staff Sergeant Deno Riboli knows like his commanding officer, First Sergeant Ken Mattingly, that for 4,485 U.S. military families i ...

The "Battle" evolves and expands

While CIF State Bowl Games were bringing the 2011 high school football season to a close last weekend in Carson, Mark Soto was meeting with school officials from Westlake, Oaks Chr ...

US veterans give their all

I read with interest Mr. Don Hulse’s letter of Nov. 21, “Casualties of war not mere statistics.” I couldn’t agree more. Many combat veterans become casualties years later w ...

Veterans permit our freedoms

My last letter in the Auburn Journal (Nov. 8) was published several weeks after I turned it in. (FM radio station) KAHI got enough “flack” about “Nick and Arty” that it wa ...

Deepest thanks to our veterans

Kudos to the Auburn Journal for the article featuring U.S. Marine Tim Bergenstock on Wednesday, Oct 26. He and millions of other veterans are what has kept this country free. I can ...