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Commentary: Memorial Day, Remember None Died in Vain
“Greater love than this no man hath, that a man lay down his life for his friends.”  John 15:13
 
 
I’m more than perplexed and downright annoyed mainstream media is replaying arguments about the Iraq War.  Republican candidates for Presid…
Idaho Soldier Returned Home
BOISE -- The body of an Idaho soldier who was killed in Afghanistan last week arrived in Boise Saturday night. News Channel 7 reports Private First Class Shane Wilson was just 20 years old.  He graduated from Kuna High in 2011. Wilson died on Oct...
Kuna Soldier Killed in Afghanistan
BOISE -- The Department of Defense has announced that a soldier from Idaho has died in Afghanistan. The military on Saturday said 20-year-old Pfc. Shane G. Wilson of Kuna died Thursday in Khost. The cause wasn't given. He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade C…
Idaho Soldier’s Funeral This Weekend
BONNERS FERRY, Idaho (AP) — Officials with the U.S. Army say the remains of a soldier slain in Afghanistan will be returned home to northern Idaho on Friday. Twenty-two-year-old Spc. Ethan J. Martin was killed by enemy fire on Aug. 7. A news release from the Army says Martin's remains wil…
Idaho Soldier Killed In Afghanistan
(KLIX)-The Department of Defense says 24 year old Pfc. Cody O. Moosman was killed while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Pfc. Moosman is from Preston Idaho. He was killed July 3, in Gayan Alwara Mandi, Afghanistan, when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire...
Rupert Soldier Dies In Afghanistan
The family of a U.S. Army soldier from Rupert received news Friday that their son had been killed when their helicopter crashed in Afghanistan.  Minico High School graduate, 33 year old Chris Workman, died in that crash as they were evacuating wounded from a suicide bombing site...
Idaho Marine Dies In Afghanistan
An Idaho Marine has been killed during combat operations in Afghanistan. Officials say 20-year-old Lance Cpl. Kenneth Cochran of Wilder and 22-year-old Cpl. Jon-Luke Bateman from Tulsa, Oklahoma died Sunday in the Helmand province during combat operations.
Another Idaho Soldier Dies In Afghanistan
Another Idaho soldier has been killed in combat in Afghanistan.  The family of Specialist Robert Dyas confirmed his death to Idaho’s news channel.  He was just 21 years old. The Department of Defense has not released any details about Dyas' death yet...
More Idaho Soldiers To Deploy
Just as Idaho troops are returning home from Iraq, the Idaho Army National Guard announces they are preparing to send more troops to Afghanistan.  The U.S. Department of Defense is sending 60 Idaho soldiers from the Army National Guard Company A 1-168 General Services Aviation Battalion to Afgh…
Hailey Remembers Bowe Bergdahl
Yesterday marked  the two year anniversary of the capture of U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl was  by the Taliban in Afghanistan. A gathering was held for Bowe and his family at Zaney's River Street Coffee House in Hailey at noon. Hailey Mayor Rick Davis read a statement from the Berg…
Ceremony Planned For Missing Hailey Soldier
Thursday marks the 2nd anniversary of the capture of U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl by the Telban. Burgdahl’s home town plans to mark the occasion with a public gathering at his former workplace, Zaney’s River Street Coffee House.  Hailey mayor Rick Davis and other…

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