afghanistan

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

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 01:  Jill Tahmooressi (L) testifies about her son Andrew Tahmooressi while Montel Williams listens, during a House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill October 1, 2014 in Washington, DC. The Subcommittee is hearing testimony on Andrew Tahmooressi who is being held in a Mexican prison for bringing firearms over the border after making a wrong turn.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Mom: Jailed Marine In Mexico Suffering Greatly

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.

10/01/2014

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani looks on as he listens to teachers during his visit to the Amani High School in Kabul on Sept. 30, 2014. (credit: WAKIL KOHSAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Afghanistan Signs Agreement With US Guaranteeing Continuing American Military Presence

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.

09/30/2014

A U.S. soldier inspects the wreckage of a vehicle at the site of a suicide attack in the Afghan capital Kabul on Sept. 16, 2014. (credit: WAKIL KOHSAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Taliban Suicide Bomber Kills 3 NATO Troops Near US Embassy

A Taliban attacker detonated his car bomb next to an international military convoy on Tuesday, killing three troops from the NATO-led force and wounding nearly 20 troops and civilians, officials said.

09/16/2014

In this undated image provided by the U.S. Army, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl poses in front of an American flag. (credit: U.S. Army via Getty Images)

House Condemns Obama For Failing To Give Notice To Congress About Bergdahl-Taliban Swap

The Republican-controlled House voted Tuesday to condemn President Barack Obama for failing to give 30-day notice to Congress about the exchange in May of American prisoner Bowe Bergdahl for five Taliban leaders held at the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

09/10/2014

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

Md. National Guard Welcomes Troops Home

The Maryland National Guard is welcoming home about 200 members of the 1229th Transportation Company from their nearly yearlong deployment to Afghanistan.

09/06/2014

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