veterans

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 ...

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 ...

Event designed to bring peace to veterans

An Auburn program for veterans is reaching out to the community this weekend. The Forgotten Soldier Program is hosting its annual Day of Wellness and Healing from 11 a.m. to 4 p. ...

County veterans service officer helps secure millions in benefits for area vets

The Placer County Veteran Services Officer Rick Buckman was recently commended by the State Department of Veterans Affairs for the benefit payments he has secured for Placer County ...

Veterans are society’s core

Congratulations to the city of Auburn, the Veterans Day parade organizers and participants. What a great parade. It says a lot about our community in our honoring, showing respect ...

Vets deserve better benefits

After reading Tom McClintock’s press secretary’s explanation of why Tom did not support extension of unemployment benefits (Reader Input, Aug. 18), I understand why I’ve rece ...

A Memorial Day thank you

Thank you to local Boy Scouts and veterans’ groups who decorated over 1,500 veteran graves with flags in the New and Old Auburn cemeteries. Though the weather was less than p ...

Veterans give much to be grateful for

The following was submitted by Lyle Solomon of Auburn. Its author is unknown. It is the Veteran, not the preacher, who has given us freedom of religion. It is the Veteran, not th ...

Local teen scouting for veterans

Stephen Schmidt is on a mission. The Bear River High School junior is in the midst of cataloging data about military veterans buried at the New Auburn Cemetery as part of his Eag ...

Auburn WWII vets reunion

Every year since 1946 the men from Company E. 184 Infantry meet together in Auburn, right where they started. “You know ‘Band of Brothers’?” Duane Whaley asked, referring ...

United our nation stands

First and foremost, with all my heart, I want to thank all the honorable veterans. The brave and giving men and women, past, present and future, who believe in love, selflessly giv ...

Cross-country journey gives back to veterans

Lynn Beadles answered the call. Moved by a cause dear to his heart, the semi-retired Auburn businessman volunteered just two weeks ago, with a huge personal commitment, to help Kee ...