The CIA is taking a cue from drone operations in Pakistan and is planning a similar program against al-Qaida militants in Yemen, the Los Angeles Times reported.
Of all the members of President Obama’s new national security team, Lt. Gen. John R. Allen, tapped as the fourth commander in two years to run the war in Afghanistan, may have the toughest assignment.
MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan — For more than five hours during an April mission, Air Force helicopter rescue crews battled enemy insurgents in Afghanistan while attempting to recover two downed Army helicopter pilots.
ISLAMABAD — The Pakistani army denied Wednesday that one of its majors was among a group of Pakistanis who Western officials say were arrested for feeding the CIA information before the American raid that killed Osama bin Laden.
In late November, U.S. soldiers were supervising artillery training for Afghan troops in Nangarhar province, close to the Pakistan border.
STUTTGART, Germany — Two U.S Army Green Berets were recognized with Silver Stars during a ceremony on Monday in Stuttgart, where 1st Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group troops were honored for heroic actions on the battlefield in Afghanistan.
WASHINGTON — Tammy Duckworth, a Department of Veterans Affairs official who first came to prominence as a wounded Iraq War soldier and congressional candidate, resigned her post Monday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In an otherwise lean budget year, the House is poised to boost funding to take care of the medical needs of the nation’s veterans.
WASHINGTON — There aren’t a lot of black faces in this year’s Heroes special section. Unfortunately, that’s not a surprise.
Marine infantry squads will replace their M249 light machine gun with a highly accurate, auto rifle geared for fast-moving assaults. In late May, Gen. James Amos, commandant of the Marine Corps, approved a plan to field the M27 Infantry Automatic Rifle to all Marine infantry battalions.
The Veterans Affairs Department has begun accepting applications for a new, landmark benefits program for the caregivers of severely disabled Iraq- and Afghanistan-era veterans.
WASHINGTON — Hate the beret? The Army listened.
The soft patrol cap will replace the black beret, at least for wear with the Army combat uniform, the Army announced Saturday.
Servicemembers killed in action are frequent and easy targets of identity theft, officials with the Internal Revenue Service told Military.com, adding a potential financial nightmare to the lives of the grief-stricken families of the fallen.
PARIS — Created as a bulwark against Soviet expansion, NATO is facing an identity crisis as its members grapple with just how much its long and often-unpopular mission in Afghanistan and its new air campaign in Libya size up as national interests — or not — when many countries’ budgets are under strain.
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