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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  • 'Perfect Valor' Recounts Heroic Stories of US Soldiers in Iraq -
    The bloody 2004 battle for Fallujah, Iraq pitted American soldiers and Marines, many reservists thrown into their first combat, against vicious,
    04/8/2015 - 5:11 am | View Link
  • Hundreds Killed by ISIS in Tikrit: Iraqi Teams Exhuming Mass Graves ... - Lakeland Ledger
    ... of Tikrit have started exhuming bodies from mass graves believed to contain some of the hundreds of soldiers killed by Islamic State militants...
    04/7/2015 - 11:16 am | View Link
  • Mass Grave of Iraq Soldiers Exhumed in Tikrit - Big News Network
    ... contain some of the hundreds of soldiers killed by Islamic State militants last year, a government spokesman said Tuesday. Kamil Amin of Iraq's...
    04/7/2015 - 10:52 am | View Link
  • Exhumation of Iraq's Camp Speicher victim mass graves begins - Town Hall
    ... soldiers massacred last summer by Islamic State militants as they swept across northern Iraq. The mass killings last June of Shi'ite soldiers...
    04/7/2015 - 7:11 am | View Link
  • Guard dedicates new barracks for fallen soldiers - Sun Herald
    The Mississippi National Guard officials will name four new barracks at Camp Shelby in honor of soldiers who died in Iraq and Afghanistan.
    04/6/2015 - 4:58 am | View Link
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  • Daesh uses chlorine gas in attacks on Iraq's Anbar province
    Iraqi Police Major Omar al-Alawni said that Iraqi soldiers regained control of Ramadi’s Pediatric and Maternity Hospital and the neighborhood around following heavy clashes with the Takfiri militants. ISIL launched an offensive in Iraq in June last year ...
    04/22/2015 - 10:34 pm | View Link
  • Army undersecretary apologizes to veterans harmed by chemical exposure in Iraq
    (NaturalNews) The New York Times ran an article on March 26, 2015 that exposed insufficient treatment of soldiers wounded by chemical agents as they were disarming chemical munitions in Iraq. The lack of treatment involved actual insufficient medical ...
    04/22/2015 - 5:10 pm | View Link
  • Canadian soldiers home from ISIS battle in Iraq
    Wing Commander Colonel Iain S. Huddleston (right) and Wing Chief Warrant Officer Pierrot Jette (second from right) along with much of the Command Team, welcome home members of 14 Wing Greenwood returning from Operation IMPACT in the Middle East. (Corporal ...
    04/22/2015 - 12:37 pm | View Link
  • Dempsey denigrates soldiers
    It didn't take Debbie Lee long to write a letter to Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, after he made disgusting comment about Ramadi, the capitol city of Anbar Province, Iraq. Here's the text of Ms. Lee's letter: I am shaking and tears ...
    04/22/2015 - 2:50 am | View Link
  • Meet the Peshmerga's International Brigade: From IT workers to ex-soldiers, the men from the West teaming up with Kurdish forces to fight ISIS
    Dozens of fighters - many of them ex-soldiers in the British and America armies - have volunteered to join Kurdish troops battling ISIS in Iraq and Syria in recent months. As many of the Kurdish fighters do not speak English, the foreign soldiers usually ...
    04/21/2015 - 8:44 pm | View Link
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  • 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 ...
    04/25/2015 - 4:01 am | View Website
  • End The War in Iraq more soldiers
    A U.S. soldier walks past a bullet-riddled wall after an attack at the compound of the governor of Parwan province August 14, 2011.Taliban ...
    04/25/2015 - 12:55 am | View Website
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    04/24/2015 - 8:12 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 ...
    04/24/2015 - 6:11 am | View Website
  • How to Write to US Soldiers in Iraq | eHow
    How to Write to US Soldiers in Iraq. There are many ways to support U.S. Soldiers in Iraq, through cards, letters, care packages, and other programs.
    04/23/2015 - 9:07 pm | View Website
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