With the situation getting worse on the ground Obama has ended the surge just in time for the election in November. Taliban and related attacks against NATO powers were approximately 2,700 in August of 2009 when Obama made his contrary-to-campaign promised-move to step up the nation’s military assistance in Afghanistan. Three years later, in August of 2012, there were more attacks – nearly 3,000.
Fort officials say a ceremony will be held tonight for the 463rd Military Police Company returning home.
Our economy is on a slow recovery – slower than anyone wants. But the lack of serious discussion about national security and the world we live in is troubling.
Mitt Romney insulted Britain’s preparations for the Olympics and inspired quotes like “apparently devoid of charm, warmth, humor or sincerity” and “worse than Sarah Palin” before cashing campaign checks from bankers and lobbyists who are at the center of the Libor scandal.
Federal officials say a 25-year-old Army sergeant from Rockford has died in Afghanistan.
Pfc. Richard McNulty died Sunday when his vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device in Bowri Tana, Afghanistan.
Do you regret that our country began a war in Afghanistan a decade ago?
Participants will talk about coping with IEDs in Afghanistan and the best strategies for addressing the threat.
Missouri National Guard troops spent a year in Afghanistan
While the time frame for American troop withdrawal from Afghanistan is not as fast-paced as he wants, Durbin says he’s happy that most troops will be home by 2014.