military

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 ...

Oakmont grad dies in Afghanistan

A graduate of Oakmont High School was killed in Afghanistan June 22. U.S. Marine Cpl. Gurpreet Singh, 21, of Antelope, died from wounds received while conducting combat operations ...

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 ...

Saturday dance honors military

The “Red, White & Blue” annual country western dance honors military, past and present, from 8 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, at the Blue Goose Fruit Shed. Special recognition ...

Family accepts Silver Star for fallen hero

U.S. Marine Cpl. Sean Stokes was awarded the Silver Star Medal posthumously on Feb. 6 in a ceremony at Camp Pendleton. The Silver Star Medal is the third highest American military ...