Spokane soldier dies in Afghanistan
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- DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del. - President Barack Obama has spent a few hours getting a first-hand look at the cost of war: the Americans who return in flag-covered caskets.>>DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del. - President Barack Obama has spent a few hours getting a first-hand look at the cost of war: the Americans who return in flag-covered caskets. Obama made a midnight trip to Dover Air Force Base in Delaware base to honor the return of 18 Americans killed in Afghanistan this week. He met privately with the families of the the dead in a base chapel and witnessed the solemn process of transferring remains of 15 soldiers and three DEA agents.>>
- FORT LEWIS, Wash. - Fort Lewis has confirmed that eight soldiers who died in Afghanistan on Tuesday were assigned to a unit from the Army base near Tacoma.>>FORT LEWIS, Wash. - Fort Lewis has confirmed that eight soldiers who died in Afghanistan on Tuesday were assigned to a unit from the Army base near Tacoma. Spokesman Joseph Piek says the soldiers were part of the 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team of the 2nd Infantry Division. He says seven were killed in an explosion of an improvised explosive device, while the eighth was killed in a separate attack, again using an IED.>>
- KABUL, Afghanistan. - For two weeks, an Army reconnaissance plane has been listed as missing over the rugged mountains of northeastern Afghanistan, but now, the wreckage has been found.>>KABUL, Afghanistan. - For two weeks, an Army reconnaissance plane has been listed as missing over the rugged mountains of northeastern Afghanistan, but now, the wreckage has been found, along with the bodies of three military contractors. NATO says the crash apparently wasn't caused by hostile fire. Meanwhile, eight more American military deaths Tuesday have made this the deadliest month of the war for U.S. personnel.>>
Last Spokane survivor of Pearl Harbor recalls infamous day 75 years later
SPOKANE, Wash. - At one time there were 125 members of the Lilac City Chapter of Pearl Harbor survivors. Sadly, that number is now down to one. Ray Garland is the sole survivor from the Japanese attack in Hawaii. Now 94 years old, he has vivid memories of that day 75 years ago as a member of the Marines.
SALUTING THE BRAVE: Cpl. Justin Clouse Open Memorial Service.
SALUTING THE BRAVE: For those that are unable to attend the Open Memorial Service today for Cpl. Justin Clouse, KHQ will have a live stream on our website of the service. The stream will start at 9 a.m. and will be on until the end of the memorial.You can find the live stream on khq.comor by clicking this link:http://bit.ly/1leR0CT
Veterans honored with Wreaths Across America
MEDICAL LAKE, Wash. - The idea was conceived by a young paper boy in Bangor, Maine, who one day went to visit the National Cemetery in Arlington, VA and his life was forever changed. As an adult, he wanted to do something to honor those veterans who had done so much for our country, so he came up with the grassroots idea of Wreaths Across America.
Friends remember Lance Cpl. Barron
SPOKANE, Wash. - Aubreyana Anderson woke up to one of the worst texts imaginable this morning. It said her friend Josh Barron had died. "It just hit home," she said. Anderson met up with Adam Smith, another good friend of Barron's, Tuesday to reminisce and remember a great man.
World War I veteran's gravestone returned
SPOKANE, Wash. - James Carney was doing yard work Thursday when he came across something unexpected. Underneath a chunk of cement in Carney's back yard was a gravestone belonging to a World War I veteran named William Myers. "I thought this is just incredible that I found something like this," Carney said.
Local fallen soldier's gravesite burglarized
SPOKANE, Wash. - Tina Clouse feels closest to her son Justin when she visits his gravesite at Riverside Memorial Park.“As close as I can be,” Clouse said.Corporal Justin Clouse was killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan last summer.