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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  • Court overturns $85 million award for Oregon soldiers - Register-Guard
    ... jury award to a dozen Oregon National Guard soldiers who said they were sickened from guarding a water treatment plant during the Iraq War.
    05/15/2015 - 3:54 pm | View Link
  • Court overturns $85 million award for Oregon soldiers who say oil ... - Big News Network
    ... overturned an $85 million jury award to Oregon soldiers who said they were sickened from guarding an oil field water plant during the Iraq War.
    05/14/2015 - 7:49 am | View Link
  • The Women of Iraq: What Women's Roles Look Like on the Ground - Huffington Post
    Women also came to Huda's home in Mosul, Iraq on behalf of ISIL. They came to size up her 10-year-old daughter for "marriage" to ISIL soldiers.
    05/14/2015 - 4:21 am | View Link
  • U.S. Soldiers prepare Iraqi army for sustained success - United States Army
    Camp Taji, Iraq. Iraqi soldiers train with members of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, at Camp Taji, Iraq. Iraqi soldiers...
    05/13/2015 - 2:36 pm | View Link
  • Iraq Counts on Magic Wands to Stop ISIS - Daily Beast
    ... its assault across Iraq, many feared that Baghdad could soon fall . Car bombs regularly killed dozens inside the capital. Police and soldiers...
    05/12/2015 - 5:30 am | View Link
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  • Ron Hart: Iraqi soldiers, Obama both lack will to fight ISIS
    We did have such a man, but we hanged him a few years back. On Obama's watch, ISIS has captured city after city in Iraq and Syria. ISIS is seizing equipment we gave Iraqi soldiers, who then turn tail and run. Ramadi, where 80 U.S. soldiers were killed nine ...
    05/28/2015 - 5:09 pm | View Link
  • 227 Killed in Iraq, Hundreds More Exhumed
    The victims are believed to be soldiers from Camp Speicher ... The new name is “Labyek Ya Iraq” or “At Your Service Iraq”. In recent violence, at least 227 were killed and 59 were wounded:
    05/28/2015 - 5:02 pm | View Link
  • Republicans Want You to Forget Why Sending Troops Back to Iraq Is a Terrible Idea
    The Iraq War was a ghastly mistake ... on the money borrowed to finance the war plus the "medical care and disability benefits to about 70,000 soldiers injured in the conflict." To put "$4 trillion to $6 trillion" in perspective, the U.S. debt is estimated ...
    05/28/2015 - 4:23 pm | View Link
  • Questions, no answers about Iraq
    On Memorial Day weekend, the news was that Islamic State fighters had overrun a key city in Iraq, one American soldiers fought to take, many of them dying in the field of battle more than a decade ago. At a time when this nation was paying homage and its ...
    05/28/2015 - 12:17 pm | View Link
  • Portrait of honor: Fallen Soldiers Project pays tribute to Latino hero
    Jimenez, who was Dominican-American, died in May 2007 when his platoon in Iraq was ambushed by insurgents. He and two of his fellow soldiers – Private Byron Fouty and Private 1st Class Joseph Anzack – were captured and then killed. It would be 18 ...
    05/28/2015 - 11:27 am | View Link
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  • US Soldiers in Iraq
    This is an awesome music video made by the mortars in HHC 1-21 IN BN out of Baghdad, Iraq...this is a catchy song you will have stuck in your head for days
    05/28/2015 - 10:45 am | View Website
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    05/28/2015 - 10:17 am | View Website
  • Soldiers' Angels
    Be an Angel, Help a Soldier. Soldiers’ Angels provides aid and comfort to the men and women of the United States Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, their ...
    05/28/2015 - 9:12 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 ...
    05/28/2015 - 2:03 am | View Website
  • What NOT to Send a Soldier in Iraq or Afghanistan
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    05/27/2015 - 3:26 pm | View Website
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