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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  • Plaque remembers 'Bodmin war hero' - BBC
    Mesopotamia, now part of Iraq. After a night attack on 9 April 1916 he bandaged several wounded men and returned twice to carry two soldiers to...
    08/9/2014 - 12:08 pm | View Link
  • North Residents Offer Opinions On U.S. Airstrikes In Iraq - WWNY TV 7
    President Barack Obama has said that no matter what the U.S is doing now he will not put soldiers in Iraq -- there won't be boots on the...
    08/8/2014 - 6:08 am | View Link
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    Over 1,095 soldiers from the Ohio National Guard, who had toured in Iraq or Afghanistan, were surveyed by the research.
    08/8/2014 - 4:42 am | View Link
  • Iraq New gains for ISIS - Big News Network
    ISIS seized more towns in the north west of Iraq. Following prolonged fighting between ISIS and Peshmerga - Kurdish soldiers - ISIS fighters...
    08/5/2014 - 2:54 pm | View Link
  • Middle East Water Wars: Why Islamic State Wants Iraq's Dams - Yahoo! Singapore
    ... ultra-violent militants sliced through the outskirts of Iraq's northern capital of Mosul in June, central government soldiers quickly melted...
    08/5/2014 - 4:00 am | View Link
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  • UN Human Rights Council to send mission to Iraq to probe IS crimes
    The UN Human Rights Council on Monday unanimously agreed to send an emergency mission to Iraq to investigate Islamic State atrocities, as Baghdad warned the country was "facing a terrorist monster". The 47 members of the United Nations' top rights body accepted without a vote a resolution urging the probe presented by Iraq and supported by more than 100 states. The diplomats reached their ...
    09/1/2014 - 1:32 pm | View Link
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    09/1/2014 - 12:28 pm | View Link
  • Iraq Warns Of 'Imminent Danger' Of IS Militants
    Miltants from Islamic State pose a threat to every country in the world, Iraq was warned the United Nations. The jihadist group - previously known as ISIS - has committed barbaric acts against civilians and threatens to break up Iraq in its aim of establishing a caliphate across a large swathe of the Middle East, Iraq's human rights minister told an emergency debate at the UN Human Rights ...
    09/1/2014 - 10:17 am | View Link
  • Iraq presses fightback after breaking months-long jihadist siege
    Near Yankaja (Iraq) (AFP) - Iraqi troops, Kurdish fighters and Shiite militiamen backed by American strikes pressed a fightback against jihadist-led militants Monday, buoyed by breaking the 11-week siege of a Shiite town.
    09/1/2014 - 6:14 am | View Link
  • Germany Sends 16,000 Rifles to Iraq to Stem Islamic State
    Chancellor Angela Merkel's government is sending 16,000 assault rifles, plus anti-tank weapons and armored vehicles, to Iraqi Kurds fighting Islamic State militants, lifting a German taboo on shipments into war zones. The hardware, which also includes pistols, trucks and grenades, will equip 4,000 soldiers of the Kurdish regional government in Iraq, Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen said at ...
    08/31/2014 - 6:00 pm | View Link
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  • An Australian Military Transport Plane Delivering Aid In Iraq Was Nearly Shot Down By IS Soldiers
    An Australian military transport plane has narrowly escaped enemy fire while attempting to deliver aid packages as part of a humanitarian mission in northern Iraq. The C-130 Hercules reportedly came under fire from Islamic State combatants equipped with ...
    09/1/2014 - 1:36 pm | View Link
  • Twenty-five U.S. soldiers rescued after helicopter 'accidentally' crashes in Gulf of Aden
    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel ordered the USS Mesa Verde, an amphibious transport dock ship based at Norfolk, Virginia, into the Persian Gulf earlier this summer as concern grew over the Islamic State terrorist group's advance on Iraq's capital ...
    09/1/2014 - 10:53 am | View Link
  • German Weapons for Kurds May Be Used on Radicalized German Soldiers
    The German government over the weekend reached a decision on the weapons it plans to ship to the Kurds in northern Iraq to help them combat the advancing militants from the Islamic State (IS). But SPIEGEL has learned that it won't be easy to find a legal ...
    08/31/2014 - 11:41 pm | View Link
  • SAS soldiers set to travel to Iraq
    SAS troops will reportedly fly on Australian Air Force transport planes when Australia delivers arms and munitions to Kurdish fighters in Iraq. Prime Minister Tony Abbott has agreed to a US request to transport arms and munitions to Kurdish fighters ...
    08/31/2014 - 3:33 pm | View Link
  • ISIS Is Becoming Harder To Fight As Soldiers Blend In With Civilians
    Resident of Tabqa city touring the streets on a motorcycle waves Islamist flag in celebration after Islamic State militants took over Tabqa air base, in nearby Raqqa city BAQIRTA Iraq/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - After their lightning takeover in June ...
    08/31/2014 - 6:50 am | View Link
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  • Winter Soldier: Iraq & Afghanistan
    Winter Soldier: Iraq and Afghanistan was an event at which more than 200 U.S. military veterans and active duty soldiers, as well as Iraqi and Afghan civilians ...
    09/1/2014 - 1:13 pm | View Website
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    Some soldiers having fun in iraq ^^ EDIT: Just in case if your blind like some people ¬¬ THIS ISN'T MY VIDEO!! As you can see it's from liveleak, and if ...
    09/1/2014 - 1:05 pm | 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!
    09/1/2014 - 10:42 am | View Website
  • How to Know What To Send To Soldiers In Afghanistan And Iraq
    How to Know What To Send To Soldiers In Afghanistan And Iraq. Without spending a lot of money, you can help troops deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan get items they ...
    09/1/2014 - 7:00 am | View Website
  • How to Contact Soldiers in Iraq | eHow
    How to Contact Soldiers in Iraq. Depending on your relationship with the service member in question, finding a particular soldier in Iraq can either be a trivial ...
    09/1/2014 - 6:10 am | View Website
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