WASHINGTON (AP) _ The U.S. airstrike that killed 22 at a medical clinic in northern Afghanistan over the weekend was requested by Afghan forces who reported being under Taliban fire, and was not sought by…
WASHINGTON — The number of Russian tanks, planes and troops is beginning to grow in Syria as the government of Bashar al-Assad battles Syrian rebels, Islamic State terrorists and global public opinion in a desperate…
WASHINGTON — The first round of peace talks in Pakistan, on July 7, may be the last in the near term. Scandal, infighting and explosive allegations have erupted, threatening to scuttle reconciliation and possibly ending…
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Russian man charged with leading a Taliban attack against U.S. forces in Afghanistan has lost his bid to avoid trial in federal court in Virginia. U.S. District Judge Henry Hudson…
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Gov. Martin O’Malley has ordered that flags be flown at half-staff in memory of a general who served at Aberdeen Proving Ground and was killed in Afghanistan. O’Malley ordered the U.S.…
STAFFORD, Va. (AP) — The body of a Marine killed one week ago in Afghanistan is coming home to Virginia amid a procession of motorcyclists. Staff Sgt. David H. Stewart died as a result of…
Five American troops were killed Monday during what the Pentagon is
calling \”a security operation in southern Afghanistan.\”
For the first time ever, Vietnam War veterans will include the names of victims from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.
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.
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.
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.
One Marine reflects on the first Afghan civilian
death he saw from an improvised explosive device,
or IED, as told to WTOP\’s Heather Brady.
Runners contributed more than $65,000 to help wounded veterans as part of the 4th Annual John Ripley Memorial Race in Annapolis Sunday.
The Department of Defense announced the death
Wednesday of a local female soldier serving in a
support role for the war in Afghanistan.
When the boxer named Chuck hears the words \”Daddy\’s home,\” he leaps out of an SUV and jumps all over his owner who had returned after eight months in Afghanistan.