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.

  • Germany: Chancellor Merkel on visit to Afghanistan
    Germany says its leader is in Afghanistan to on a surprise visit to the nation's troops serving with NATO's force in a war against Taliban insurgents. More
  • Philippines mulls pullout of Syria peacekeepers
    The Philippine foreign secretary says he is recommending to President Benigno Aquino III to pull out all Filipino U.N. peacekeepers from the Golan Heights following the abduction of four by Syrian rebels. More
  • Iran president still a force even as his era endsIran president still a force even as his era ends
    When many struggling families in this eastern Iranian city take stock of outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's legacy, it's not about the oratory full of bluster and menace or his tussles with Iran's ruling clerics that are known to much of the world. More
  • Kerry: Russia sells missile defense to Syria
    Secretary of State John Kerry says the transfer of advanced missile defense systems from Russia to Syria would be a "destabilizing" factor for Israel's security. More
  • U.S. believes Syria used chemicalsU.S. believes Syria used chemicals
    The United States has evidence that the chemical weapon sarin has been used in Syria on a small scale, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Thursday. But numerous questions remain about the origins of the chemicals and what impact their apparent use could have on the ongoing Syrian civil war and international involvement in it. More
  • EDITORIAL: Obama's long-term Islamic State strategy leaves problems ... - Washington Times
    ... a video showing the mass shooting of 25 Syrian soldiers by child ... with his precipitous withdrawal of U.S. forces from Afghanistan and Iraq.
    07/7/2015 - 11:35 am | View Link
  • Christian Refugees Fleeing ISIS 'Will Be the Last' to Receive Help - AINA
    Christian Refugees Fleeing ISIS 'Will Be the Last' to Receive Help; ... - Christian Post
    07/7/2015 - 10:45 am | View Link
  • Islamic State fight hamstrung by low local troop levels - Washington Times
    U.S. only training 60 Syrian fighters, about 1 percent of goal - Reuters Canada
    07/7/2015 - 10:36 am | View Link
  • US to cut 40,000 soldiers from Army - Yahoo! Singapore
    Army plans to cut 40,000 troops - Stars and Stripes
    07/7/2015 - 9:28 am | View Link
  • Army plans to cut 40,000 troops - USA Today
    The U.S. Army Plans to Cut Troop Numbers to Pre-World War II Levels - Time
    07/7/2015 - 9:02 am | View Link
  • More
  • Uncle Sam Needs You: Army Doesn’t Have Enough Soldiers, Service May Not Reach 2015 Recruiting Goal
    Correction: #USArmy Soldiers load a M777 howitzer during ex ... it’s also being more picky. The fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan encouraged recruiters to lower their standards, but now the service is being more restrictive on whom it lets in.
    07/31/2015 - 8:22 am | View Link
  • Seven Libyan soldiers killed in clashes with Islamic State
    Five soldiers were killed and 15 have been missing since the Islamic ... Militants loyal to Islamic State, the group which has seized much of Syria and Iraq, has built up a large presence in Sirte, to the west of Ajdabiya. Separately, India said on Friday ...
    07/31/2015 - 7:54 am | View Link
  • A new mission: soldiers as MPs
    He operated Warrior armoured fighting vehicles in Germany and trained young soldiers in Pirbright. Ahead of the first Gulf war he served in an elite group inside Iraq, moving at night and hiding in cold wadis [ravines] during the day. “We were basically ...
    07/31/2015 - 3:49 am | View Link
  • National Guard soldiers based in Virginia Beach headed to Cuba
    The soldiers then will report to Fort Bliss, Texas, for up to 45 days of training before going to Cuba where they will provide security. The company last served on federal active duty from August 2009 to July 2010 in Iraq where members trained and ...
    07/31/2015 - 12:32 am | View Link
  • Local Army National Guard soldiers head for 'The Box' in California
    The unit has been training for their rotation at National Training Center for four years, ever since they returned from a deployment in Iraq in 2011. “The soldiers of the brigade have worked hard for the last four years to prepare for this rotation ...
    07/30/2015 - 7:02 pm | View Link
  • More
  • Casualties in Iraq
    U.S. lacks mechanism to accurately track troops wounded in Iraq. Also see The Missing Wounded. American Count . Dates and sources of ...
    07/28/2015 - 4:35 pm | View Website
    Warning - Item Iraq - Execution of Iraqi soldiers and policemen in Anbar by the ISIS might contain content that is not suitable for all ages. By clicking on CONTINUE ...
    07/28/2015 - 3:52 pm | View Website
  • US Soldiers torture Iraq Children...
    The title of course is not true, its sarcastic, just like 90% of what you see about the US Military in Iraq. What it really is is this, Soldiers handing ...
    07/28/2015 - 11:13 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!
    07/28/2015 - 3:21 am | View Website
  • 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 ...
    07/27/2015 - 5:38 am | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More News