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Local female soldier dies in Kuwait

The Department of Defense announced the death Wednesday of a local female soldier serving in a support role for the war in Afghanistan.

Wednesday - 08/29/2012, 08:53am EDT

Tags: Afghanistan, soldier, death, Kuwait

Fundraiser planned for fallen Va. Marine's family

A fundraiser is planned to assist the family of a Marine from Virginia who was killed in Afghanistan.

Thursday - 08/23/2012, 01:43pm EDT

Tags: marine, Afghanistan, Altavista Fire Department

Military identifies 2 killed in Afghanistan

Military officials say two people killed in Farah province in Afghanistan were from Virginia and Colorado.

Tuesday - 08/21/2012, 05:52am EDT

Tags: Afghanistan

Marine from northern Va. killed in Afghanistan

The Pentagon says a marine from northern Virginia has been killed in Afghanistan.

Monday - 08/13/2012, 04:25pm EDT

Tags: herndon, Afghanistan, marine

Flags lowered in Md. in memory of Marine

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley has ordered that the United States and state flags be flown at half-staff in memory of a Marine killed in Afghanistan.

Wednesday - 06/20/2012, 02:57pm EDT

Tags: Afghanistan, BASIS, marine

Va. soldier killed in Afghanistan copter crash

A soldier from northern Virginia has been killed in a helicopter crash in eastern Afghanistan.

Wednesday - 05/30/2012, 10:52am EDT

Tags: Springfield, Afghanistan

Actor Sinise performs concert to benefit Va vet

About 2,000 people attended a concert by actor Gary Sinise and his Lt. Dan Band to raise money for a southwest Virginia Marine who lost his limbs while on a mine sweep in Afghanistan.

Friday - 05/25/2012, 10:37am EDT

Tags: Blue Mountain festival, Gary Sinese, Patrick County, Va., Cpl. J.B. Kerns, Afghanistan

Donors help soldiers attend Va. comrade's funeral

A community fundraising effort helped about 20 U.S. Army soldiers from around the country travel to Roanoke for a comrade's funeral.

Thursday - 04/19/2012, 12:10pm EDT

Tags: Roanoke, Afghanistan

Reunion shows dog's unconditional love (VIDEO)

When the boxer named Chuck hears the words "Daddy's home," he leaps out of an SUV and jumps all over his owner who had returned after eight months in Afghanistan.

Thursday - 03/29/2012, 07:36am EDT

Tags: dog, Afghanistan

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