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'Friendly fire' incident in Afghanistan preceded by Taliban attack

Five American troops were killed Monday during what the Pentagon is calling "a security operation in southern Afghanistan."

Tuesday - 06/10/2014, 02:01pm EDT

Tags: JJ Green, Afghanistan

On Memorial Day weekend, the names of the fallen

For the first time ever, Vietnam War veterans will include the names of victims from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.

Sunday - 05/25/2014, 06:30am EDT

Tags: Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Vietnam War, Iraq, Afghanistan


Wounded warrior's unusual path to golf

Ramon Padilla's path to the golf course was painful, trying and unusual. He plays the game with one healthy arm and a research device substituting for the other.

Thursday - 05/22/2014, 06:40am EDT

Tags: andrew mollenbeck, golf, Ramon Padilla, Afghanistan

Advocates raise call for veterans suicide prevention policy

Suicide among veterans is a growing national problem, but many advocates say despite efforts to put bipartisan issues through Congress, little policy has been pushed forward to help vets at risk.

Friday - 03/14/2014, 07:24am EDT

Tags: veterans, Megan Cloherty, Iraq, Afghanistan, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, Tom Tarantino


Va. Guard members return from Afghanistan

About 150 Virginia National Guard members have returned to the U.S. from Afghanistan.

Monday - 02/17/2014, 03:42am EST

Tags: Virginia National Guard, Afghanistan

Colonel skeptical of reported Afghanistan plan

It seemed like it had been settled years ago - the United States would withdraw all military forces from Afghanistan in 2014. Now reports have surfaced of a deal that would change that, and a retired Army colonel is skeptical that such a move would improve the situation.

Wednesday - 11/20/2013, 11:01am EST

Tags: jack jacobs, Afghanistan

DOD: Va. soldier killed in Afghanistan

Wednesday - 08/21/2013, 06:50pm EDT

Tags: pentagon, Afghanistan

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