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.
A soldier from Wicomico County who was killed in Afghanistan will be laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery.
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.
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.
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.
The Pentagon says a soldier from Wicomico County is one of two who were killed in Afghanistan.
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.”
The Obama administration is preparing to transfer a military detainee in Afghanistan for criminal trial in Virginia, U.S. officials said Thursday.
A Marine jailed in Mexico on charges of bringing weapons into the country tried to kill himself after receiving threats of rape, torture and execution, his tearful mother told a House panel Wednesday. She said her son was suffering an ordeal worse than his two combat tours in Afghanistan.
Afghanistan swore in Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai as its second elected president on Monday, embarking on a new era with a national unity government which quickly signed an agreement with the United States that would guarantee a continuing American military presence to help confront a resilient Taliban insurgency.