Stories tagged: casualty
UPDATED: THURSDAY, JAN. 2, 2014, 5:35 P.M.
Marine from Spokane killed in Afghanistan
A Marine from Spokane was killed Wednesday in Afghanistan, the Defense Department announced today.
UPDATED: SATURDAY, DEC. 28, 2013, 4:21 P.M.
Sandpoint airman killed by IED in Afghanistan
An Air Force officer from Sandpoint died Friday in Kabul, Afghanistan, after his vehicle was struck by an explosion triggered from another vehicle carrying a bomb that approached his convoy …
SATURDAY, AUG. 18, 2012
Idaho soldier’s remains returned in ceremony
The family of a North Idaho soldier killed in action gathered Friday morning in Sandpoint to receive his remains. The body of Army Spc. Ethan J. Martin, 22, who had …
FRIDAY, AUG. 17, 2012, 8:15 P.M.
Ceremony honors fallen Idaho soldier
The family of a North Idaho soldier killed in action gathered this morning in Sandpoint to receive his remains.
UPDATED: TUESDAY, JUNE 19, 2012, 4:13 P.M.
Spokane soldier killed in Afghanistan
A Spokane soldier was killed in Afghanistan when individuals wearing Afghan police uniforms turned their weapons against his unit, the Department of Defense announced today.
MONDAY, MAY 28, 2012, 1:57 P.M.
Lewis-McChord soldier killed in Afghanistan
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. (AP) — A 21-year-old soldier based out of Joint Base Lewis-McChord near Tacoma has been killed in an attack in Afghanistan.
SATURDAY, FEB. 7, 2009
Community says goodbye
COLVILLE – Benjamin Todd was remembered Friday as a high-spirited man with a sense of adventure, an unassuming guy whose attitude about life was not hardened by multiple combat tours …
THURSDAY, NOV. 20, 1997
Vietnam Heroes Buried Six Airmen Killed During Rescue Attempt Portrayed In ‘Bat 21’
John Pearson, brother of Sgt. William Pearson of Webster, N.H., and his children, Joshua, 13 and Stephanie, 10, look on during the funeral service for William Pearson and five other …
SATURDAY, MARCH 16, 1996
Soldier’s Father Critical Of Mission Son Wounded, Man Says Troops Don’t Belong In Bosnia
The father of a U.S. soldier wounded by gunfire in Bosnia says American troops do not belong there, and are risking their lives needlessly. “It’s stupid to put troops in …
MONDAY, FEB. 5, 1996
Family, Friends Mourn Soldier Killed In Bosnia
1. Sgt. 1st Class Donald A. Dugan. File/Associated Press 2. At home in Ohio, Lisa, 19, Donald, 15, and Betty Dugan discuss their loss. Photo by Associated Press
SUNDAY, FEB. 4, 1996
Mine Kills American In Bosnia Clinton Says U.S. Peacekeeper ‘Died In The Noblest Of Causes’
A U.S. soldier was killed Saturday when he apparently triggered a land mine while manning a checkpoint in a northern Bosnian town, the first American to die during the international …