veterans

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 ...

Wounded Warrior event offers disabled veterans peace

Although he’s not very good at fly fishing, an Auburn-born veteran said camaraderie, for him, is the most important part of a recent event celebrating veterans. Recently the Hor ...

Please respect the US flag

On July 11, my cousin Ruben (U.S. Marine veteran of Vietnam War) and I went to visit my husband’s gravesite (Navy vet of Vietnam War). Upon leaving the cemetery (which is beauti ...

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 ...

Seniors, veterans need to be vigilant

A recent article was printed in the Letters to the Editor section titled “Senior scam targets veterans” (Journal,?May 30). This letter was timely and well done. However, I wo ...