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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  • Chaplain would like to keep ministering to troops in Iraq, but knows ... - Stars and Stripes
    FORWARD OPERATING BASE HAMMER, Iraq — Chaplain Nana E Kweku Bassaw joins the small circle of downcast, sun-beaten soldiers.
    11/20/2015 - 5:14 am | View Link
  • CKWS TV NEWS: Giving soldiers in Iraq holiday cheer - CKWS Kingston News
    ... woman is hoping to give soldiers in Iraq a little extra cheer this holiday season. A KINGSTON WOMAN IS HOPING TO GIVE SOLDIERS IN IRAQ A LITTLE...
    11/20/2015 - 4:32 am | View Link
  • Soldiers' loved ones breach rules - Manawatu Standard
    The Defence Force has warned the family and friends of soldiers returning from Iraq about the dangers of disclosing their loved ones' identities
    11/18/2015 - 10:47 am | View Link
  • In her time of need, soldiers rally for ‘Hug Lady’ - Killeen Daily Herald
    Thousands of soldiers have boarded planes from the Fort Hood airport since the beginning of the war in Iraq in 2003. They’ve headed off to war-torn ...
    11/18/2015 - 6:41 am | View Link
  • Kiwi troops back from Iraq yesterday - Newstalk ZB
    First contingent of Kiwi troops deployed to Iraq earlier this year have returned home. One hundred and five soldiers have touched down at the Royal...
    11/16/2015 - 1:19 pm | View Link
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    11/28/2015 - 2:29 am | View Link
  • New ISIS Video Threatens US, 'Coalition of Devils'; Mocks US Soldiers' Suicide Rate
    Islamic State has released a new video in English, threatening the United States and its allies that are fighting the Sunni terror group in Iraq and Syria, to "bring it on," and mocking the U.S. army with the claim that 6,500 American soldiers kill ...
    11/28/2015 - 2:12 am | View Link
  • Israeli soldiers wounded in 2 auto attacks in West Bank
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    11/27/2015 - 11:24 pm | View Link
  • Suicide Bomber Targets Soldiers; 57 Killed across Iraq
    Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi was elected to great promise, but a fractured party behind him provides little support to accomplish the work Iraq needs. Iraqi citizen Yanar Mohammed returned to Iraq from exile in Canada and is now helping Iraqi women ...
    11/27/2015 - 6:02 pm | View Link
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    11/27/2015 - 12:24 pm | View Link
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  • 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” ...
    11/28/2015 - 8:30 am | View Website
  • Irak
    au poste-frontière de l'ONU 14 juin 2014
    11/27/2015 - 11:05 pm | View Website
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    Documents coalition casualties for Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.
    11/27/2015 - 8:56 pm | View Website
  • How to Know What To Send To Soldiers In Afghanistan And Iraq
    In Afghanistan, especially, soldiers appreciate getting letters mailed to them. Many of the troops stationed there are out on assignments away from any access to ...
    11/27/2015 - 6:33 pm | View Website
  • June 2006 abduction of U.S. soldiers in Iraq
    The June 2006 abduction of two U.S. soldiers in Iraq occurred in 2006 when military forces of the U.S. and a dozen more countries conducted military operations in ...
    11/27/2015 - 5:21 pm | View Website
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