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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    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
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    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
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    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 chemicals
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  • Islamist who planned to ‘blow up police or soldiers’ arrested in Germany
    Some 77 of them have traveled to Syria and Iraq, the intelligence data says, adding that about 50 of them are regarded as posing “an acute threat” to the German security and are subjects to “increased surveillance.” Two weeks ago, police detained ...
    02/23/2017 - 7:19 am | View Link
  • Sacrifices of U.S. WWII Soldiers at Saipan
    James Elphick is a veteran airborne infantryman of the 82nd Airborne Division having served in both Afghanistan and Iraq. He has a Masters degree in International Studies from Texas State University and currently works for Veterans Upward Bound helping ...
    02/23/2017 - 6:05 am | View Link
  • Iraqi soldiers recapture Mosul airport from Islamic State
    The latest push to retake Mosul, the second city and the last stronghold of the jihadists in Iraq, was launched on Sunday and involves thousands of security personnel. There are an estimated 750,000 civilians trapped on the city’s west bank, with living ...
    02/23/2017 - 4:21 am | View Link
  • Wyoming National Guard dedicates memorial to fallen soldiers
    Honored in the memorial are: - Capt. Robert L. Lucero, 34, who died in 2003 from wounds suffered in an explosion near Tikrit, Iraq. - Sgt. 1st Class Michael C. Parrott, 49, who died in 2005 from injuries suffered in enemy small arms fire in Balad ...
    02/23/2017 - 12:05 am | View Link
  • ISIS training child jihadists and soldiers, including from Kyrgyzstan
    AKIPRESS.COM - Daesh militant group, so-called Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), is training child jihadists and soldiers, including from Kyrgyzstan, the Stabilisation Network project supervisor Gwen Lene told AKIpress. "About 300 Kyrgyzstanis live ...
    02/22/2017 - 7:58 pm | View Link
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  • iCasualties | Operation Iraqi Freedom | Iraq
    Two rockets landed in Baghdad's highly fortified Green Zone on Saturday night following clashes at anti-government protests that left five dead, according to Iraqi ...
    02/15/2017 - 5:58 pm | View Website
  • 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 ...
    02/14/2017 - 1:41 pm | View Website
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    The true story of two soldiers left for dead in Iraq, their epic battle for survival, and the military cover-up that kept them silent – until now
    02/14/2017 - 12:15 pm | View Website
  • iCasualties: Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation ...
    Documents coalition casualties for Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.
    02/14/2017 - 1:24 am | View Website
  • Internet Access for Soldiers in Afghanistan and Iraq
    I receive many questions about Internet access for deployed soldiers to Afghanistan and Iraq and hope this information will be a help. Keep in mind your soldiers ...
    02/12/2017 - 8:36 am | View Website
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