military

World War II POW to speak in Granite Bay

Falling out of the sky was only the beginning. “WWII Prisoner of War: How I Survived” is the story of a young American airman, Second Lt. Len Kovar, a B-24 bombardier ...

Veterans thanked at two Roseville events

Before making her keynote speech during the Veterans Day service at Roseville Veterans Memorial Hall Friday, Col. Rene Horton paused a moment to look around the room.In the audienc ...

Dog saved veteran from suicide

During a private reception in Roseville Friday night, retired U.S. Army Captain Luis Carlos Montalvan relayed a startling statistic: Every day in this country, 18 veterans commit s ...

Soldiers Project treats ‘invisible wounds of war’

They’re often called the “invisible wounds of war,” the emotional and mental struggles that follow a military member home from combat. These wounds include post traumatic st ...

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 ...

Celebrating the red, white and blue – and yellow

Mike O’Docharty is now settling into a quiet life in “beloved Roseville,” a complete about-face compared to his Navy career after 9/11, when everything was “go, go, go!” ...

Pirone graduates basic military training

Air Force Airman Jason P. Pirone graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that ...

Chesire graduates Air Force basic training

Air Force Reserve Airman Alexander M. Cheshire graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week ...

Jones completes training program

Air National Guard Airman Sean C. Jones graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week ...

Schaefer enters basic training

Shelby A. Schaefer has entered Basic Cadet Training at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo., in preparation to enter the first academic year at the academy. The six ...