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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  • Two US troops injured in Iraq, Syria - Kuwait News Agency
    WASHINGTON, May 31 (KUNA) -- Two US soldiers have been injured in Iraq and Syria, the Pentagon said on Tuesday.
    05/31/2016 - 3:25 pm | View Link
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    —2,499 U.S. soldiers have been killed in Afghanistan and Iraq so far under President Obama, according to the independent Iraq Coalition...
    05/31/2016 - 6:32 am | View Link
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    05/30/2016 - 1:46 pm | View Link
  • Sebastian Junger’s ‘Tribe’ - New York Times
    Photo American soldiers returning home from Iraq in December 2011. Credit Joe Raedle/ TRIBE On Homecoming and Belonging By Sebastian Junger 168 pp.
    05/27/2016 - 11:29 am | View Link
  • New Zealand troops return from Iraq - New Zealand Herald
    70 NZ soldiers return home from training Iraqi security forces - Radio New Zealand
    05/25/2016 - 2:52 pm | View Link
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    Cadet Simes said the experience humbled her, making her that much more grateful that her father, who completed a one-year tour in Iraq, came home. On Monday, May 30, 2016, the National Memorial Day Parade will commence at the corner of Constitution Avenue ...
    05/31/2016 - 11:27 am | View Link
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    The United States says two of its service members were injured over the weekend, one each in Iraq and Syria. Pentagon spokesman Jeff Davis said on May 31 that the two soldiers “were not on the front lines, they were not engaged in active combat, but they ...
    05/31/2016 - 9:52 am | View Link
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    With help from U.S. forces, the Kurdish offensive against ISIS in Iraq continues to make gains. But how far will the Kurds go? And with what consequences? MUFTI, Iraq — The pickup trucks on their way to this village in northern Iraq on Sunday kicked up ...
    05/31/2016 - 4:10 am | View Link
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    Using lessons learned from Iraq and Afghanistan, the Army is helping its partners fight a growing IED threat across the African continent. In the last 12 months, there were almost 1,000 improvised explosive device incidents, resulting in about 6,000 ...
    05/31/2016 - 2:13 am | View Link
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    05/31/2016 - 1:31 am | View Link
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    05/28/2016 - 2:34 am | View Website
  • Iraq war
    This statistic shows the number of U.S. soldier fatalities in the Iraq War in the period between 2003 and 2016. In 2011, total 54 U.S. soldiers' deaths were reported ...
    05/27/2016 - 6:27 pm | View Website
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    05/27/2016 - 3:07 pm | View Website
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