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File photo of U.S. soldiers. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

American Troop Killed After Afghan Soldier Opens Fire

An Afghan official says an Afghan soldier opened fire on U.S. troops Wednesday, wounding three before he was shot dead.

04/08/2015

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Afghan President Says His Country Owes “Profound Debt” To The U.S.

During a speech to a joint session of Congress, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani thanked the United States for military and economic assistance.

03/25/2015

Ashton Carter Talking

Defense Nominee: I Would Consider Changing Plans For Withdrawing All US Troops From Afghanistan If Conditions Worsen

Ashton Carter said he would consider changing plans for withdrawing all U.S. troops from Afghanistan by the end of 2016 if security conditions worsen.

02/04/2015

President Obama Lays Wreath On Tomb Of The Unknowns On Memorial Day

Md. Soldier Killed in Afghanistan Buried at Arlington

A soldier from Wicomico County who was killed in Afghanistan will be laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery.

01/05/2015

Obama Speaking

Obama: Afghanistan ‘Is Not Going To Be A Source Of Terrorist Attacks Again’

President Barack Obama marked the end of more than a decade of combat in Afghanistan by paying tribute to America’s military, telling troops on Christmas Day that their sacrifices have allowed for a more peaceful, prosperous world to emerge out of the ashes of 9/11.

12/26/2014

The Afghan mountains are visible as a US Army Airborne CH-47 Chinook window gunner looks out while flying behind Defense Chuck Hagel's helo who was traveling to visit American troops,  on Dec. 7, 2014 in FOB Gamberi, Afghanistan. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Hagel: Afghanistan Is ‘Still A War Zone’

The U.S. and NATO have ceremonially ended their combat mission in Afghanistan, 13 years after the Sept. 11 terror attacks sparked their invasion of the country to topple the Taliban-led government.

12/08/2014

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Md. Wife Surprises Marine after Afghanistan Tour

A video shot by a Maryland woman who surprised her Marine husband after he served a year in Afghanistan has more than 1 million views on YouTube and counting.

12/05/2014

File photo of the National Guard. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Soldier from Maryland Killed in Afghanistan

The Pentagon says a soldier from Wicomico County is one of two who were killed in Afghanistan.

11/26/2014

CIA’s Secret ‘Devil Eyes’ Bin Laden Doll Up For Auction

An Osama bin Laden prototype doll is being sold by auction, years after the CIA intended to distribute such dolls across Afghanistan in order to scare children into rejecting al-Qaeda as part of project “Devil Eyes.”

11/11/2014

US military vehicles drive along the Kabul-Bagram road near Bagram Prison facilities. (credit: MASSOUD HOSSAINI/AFP/Getty Images)

Prisoner In Afghanistan To Be Tried In US

The Obama administration is preparing to transfer a military detainee in Afghanistan for criminal trial in Virginia, U.S. officials said Thursday.

10/23/2014

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