KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Efforts to forge a deal that will govern the American military presence in Afghanistan beyond a planned U.S troop withdrawal in 2014 are faltering, current and former Afghan officials said on Monday.
KANDAHAR AIR FIELD, Afghanistan – The sniper team was in a hurry. The sun was up and they weren’t in position yet. Staff Sgt. Donald Thompson took the lead as they passed through a gate and into an orange grove.
WASHINGTON — Military women are making gains, but they are still fighting for equal access, panelists said Monday at the Sea Service Leadership Associations’ joint women’s leadership symposium.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said Sunday that he would use military action to prevent Iran from securing nuclear weapons, even as he urged Israel and its supporters to refrain from “loose talk of war” and allow diplomacy and “crippling sanctions” to work.
Defense budget cuts could mean big changes for military benefits, experts told a gathering of military spouses in Washington on Saturday.
KABUL, Afghanistan — Gunmen, including one believed to be an Afghan soldier, killed two American troops Thursday in southern Afghanistan, just hours after the top NATO commander in the country allowed some foreign advisers to return to work at government ministries.
President Barack Obama raised a glass and led a toast Wednesday night at a first-of-its-kind state dinner for troops who served in Iraq.
WASHINGTON — Among the troops Defense Secretary Leon Panetta will see Friday when visits Fort Campbell, Ky., are several hundred soldiers preparing to begin ground-level implementation of the American endgame in Afghanistan.
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