Soldiers Go From Iraq To Afghanistan

Soldiers who just returned from Iraq are among several thousand being ordered to Afghanistan in six months as part of a mission designed to beef up Afghan forces ahead of a planned 2014 U.S. military withdrawal, officials said.

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  • Town making some time to remember - Keep Me Current
    ... fallen soldiers, we’ll place 93 flags on the pathway coming to where the steel beams are, with the names of all the fallen from Iraq and...
    09/1/2015 - 11:11 am | View Link
  • Reinstatement of dismissed soldiers - Daily Sun
    Boko Haram's Young Victims Process Trauma Through Heartbreaking ... - Huffington Post
    09/1/2015 - 9:47 am | View Link
  • Support Kurdistan, or Accept the Horrors of ISIS? - Epoch Times
    Kurdish peshmerga, including its women soldiers, are standing up well to ISIS, which today controls vast areas of Syria and Iraq, and incites...
    09/1/2015 - 9:22 am | View Link
  • Iraq’s PM stresses defence of refinery town as suicide attack ... - 680 News
    13 soldiers and allied militiamen in the western Anbar province. “Victory at Beiji is a crucial step toward ending Daesh’s presence in Iraq...
    08/25/2015 - 12:43 pm | View Link
  • Iraq’s Very Unsavory Hero - Daily Beast
    The leader of an Iran-backed faction that attacked U.S. soldiers in Iraq is now cast as a hero in the anti-ISIS war.
    08/23/2015 - 1:10 pm | View Link
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  • Eight soldiers killed in PKK bomb attack in Turkey
    Turkish airstrikes on PKK strongholds in northern Iraq and southern Turkey, which began on July 24, are still ongoing. Turkish security forces have further intensified their fight against terror after militants of the banned Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK ...
    08/28/2015 - 1:56 pm | View Link
  • Women Soldiers No More Likely to Develop PTSD, Study Finds
    No one had PTSD at the start of the study, and all served in Iraq or Afghanistan at least once. By the end of the study, 6.7 percent of women and 6.1 percent of men had developed PTSD, a difference that is not statistically significant. There was no ...
    08/28/2015 - 5:59 am | View Link
  • Several killed in Turkey as soldiers clash with Kurdish militants
    A two and half year ceasefire between Turkey and Kurdish militants collapsed in July after a group close to PKK rebels shot dead two police officers and Turkey retaliated with strikes against the group in Iraq and Turkey.
    08/27/2015 - 7:17 am | View Link
  • Islamic State suicide bombing kills two commanders, five Iraqi soldiers
    Gen. Abdulrahman Mehdi Abu Raghef and Brigadier Safeen Abdulmajeed. Ten additional soldiers were injured in the attack, which took place in southern Ramadi, 60 miles west of Iraq's capital of Baghdad. The offensive led by Iraqi forces against the IS has ...
    08/27/2015 - 1:59 am | View Link
  • These women paved the way for the first female Army Rangers
    Yet their remarkable achievement didn’t occur in a vacuum: First came Ashley White and other women killed in the line of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, despite being officially banned from “combat” service. Ashley’s War, a book by Gayle Tzemach ...
    08/26/2015 - 5:55 am | View Link
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  • iCasualties: Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation ...
    Documents coalition casualties for Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.
    09/1/2015 - 5:56 pm | View Website
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    09/1/2015 - 10:17 am | View Website
  • Ways to Communicate With a Soldier in Iraq & Afghanistan
    Support our troops in Iraq and Afghanistan and learn how to send a military care package to deployed soldiers overseas!
    09/1/2015 - 7:04 am | View Website
  • Iraqi Army
    The Iraqi Army is the ground force component of the armed forces of the Republic of Iraq, having been active in various incarnations throughout the 20th century and ...
    09/1/2015 - 3:08 am | View Website
  • May 2007 abduction of U.S. soldiers in Iraq
    The May 2007 abduction of U.S. soldiers in Iraq occurred in 2007 when military forces of the U.S. and other countries—often referred to as “the coalition ...
    08/31/2015 - 11:05 pm | View Website
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