The folks at Connecting Vets sent us a link to their bio of Dan Crenshaw, a real former SEAL officer who is running for Congress in Texas’ 2nd district. He lost his right eye in an IED attack in Afghanistan in 2012, but that hasn’t slowed him down; Under the spotlight that comes along with […]
Our partners at Military Phonies share their work on James Hines who claims that he trained in UDT and served in combat in Vietnam, Afghanistan and Iraq. Military Phonies summarizes his actual career; Active duty from OCT 23, 1968 – NOV 10, 1972 = 4 years and 18 days Reserve duty from NOV 11, 1972 […]
Haley to offer evidence of Iranian meddling; another General sees victory in Afghanistan
At least 8,605 people were killed or injured by anti-personnel mines last year, a 150 percent rise in three years, with particularly high casualty figures in Afghanistan and Yemen, the Handicap International charity said Thursday. "The...Show More Summary
Archaeologists in their 80s have been coming out of retirement to help with this stunning development.
Stars & Stripes reports that Sergeant Michael T. Trask, a veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan deployments, and a member of the 3rd Infantry Division, has died from injuries sustained in a live-fire exercise at his home station on Fort Stewart, Georgia. Trask was posthumously promoted to sergeant, according to the Army. Some of Trask’s awards […]
Ryan Crocker is my guest on Q&A, here. He is one of the outstanding U.S. diplomats of our time. In addition to his other posts, he was ambassador to Lebanon, Kuwait, Syria, Pakistan, Iraq, and Afghanistan. Nothing but the easy assignments for him, as you can see. Show More Summary
The UK’s Telegraph reports that Ranger Michael Maguire of 1st Bn The Royal Irish Regiment, an Afghanistan veteran, was killed in a training accident in May 2012, for which Captain Jonathan Price, the Range Officer, is facing manslaughter charges in a British court next year. Maguire was eating his lunch nearly a thousand yards away […]
The US is expanding its military campaign in Afghanistan, increasing its troop presence there and targeting Taliban financing. The Afghan government has reportedly requested the US deploy A-10 Thunderbolt aircraft to support those efforts. The...Show More Summary
KHOST, AFGHANISTAN — When his vehicle, an old Toyota Corolla 1998, finally arrived at the entrance of the Afghan province of Khost, Isaaq exuded a visible sense of relief — he, once again, managed the four-hour journey from Kabul to the eastern province without incident. The rideable road to Khost, which has been well built […]
But as U.S. commander tells CBS News, "there's still lots to be done" in Afghanistan's sprawling Helmand province
Last time on NCIS, Delilah and McGee finally welcomed their twins and named the boy Johnny and the girl Morgan. I love the names, but I was hoping that there would be a nod to Gibbs somehow when the monikers were revealed. The winter...Show More Summary
Both countries will play a combined total of 29 Tests in the next cycle of the Future Tours Programme
Iran said ISIS will next focus on Central Asia, but it still has sway in parts of the Caucasus, the Gulf, North and sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia.
The U.S. military currently has around 14,000 troops in Afghanistan.
German lawmakers have extended the military's participation in missions against the Islamic State group and in Afghanistan, Mali and Iraq until the spring of 2018. German military missions abroad require … Click to Continue »
U.S. military says two other troops were injured in incident, which did not involve contact with enemy
Afghanistan's military plans to launch a major operation to stop the Islamic State group making inroads into the country's northern provinces, officials said Tuesday, after AFP reported that fighters including French nationals were present there. Show More Summary
SERIES NCIS James Morrison (“24”) guest stars as an senator protected by Sloane and Torres (Maria Bello, Wilmer Valderrama) during a holiday-season trip to Afghanistan. Due to a medical emergency the group tries to get back to the U.S. as quickly as possible. Jonathan Kite (“2 Broke Girls”) also...
Torres and Jack head to Afghanistan in season 15 episode 10 of NCIS to run protection detail for U.S. Senator John Phillips for the holidays, but they must return home after hearing the senator's son is in the ICU. "Double Down" sees the team investigate the altercation that caused the senator's son's life threatening injuries.