Afghanistan

Billboard seeks to raise awareness on American POW

Billboard seeks to raise awareness on American POW

REGION — Never leave a man behind. That’s what has spurred Washington state resident and former Marine Chrissy Marsaglia to begin a grassroots campaign to raise awareness on Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, a U.S. Army soldier that has been held captive since 2009.

Afghan activist to share her story in San Diego

Afghan activist to share her story in San Diego

CARLSBAD — Malalai Joya, one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world, is winding up her national 11-city tour in San Diego this month. The author of “A Woman Among Warlords: The Extraordinary Story of an Afghan Who Dared to Raise Her Voice” is scheduled to address crowds from Wellesley College and […]

Combat already a reality for women in service

Combat already a reality for women in service

COAST CITIES — On paper, retired Petty Officer 3rd Class Elisa Wyatt’s job as an IT specialist in Afghanistan shielded her from battle. But in reality, she was often in harm’s way.