Iraq war veteran

In this photo taken on Thursday, June 12, 2014, former Marine Sgt. Ben Colin, left, taks with a reporter at the Sheehy-Palmer VFW Post 6776 in Albany, N.Y., about his experiences while serving in Iraq  This week’s stunning advance left many U.S. veterans reflecting, with bitterness, frustration and sadness, on the sacrifices of a war that lasted for more than eight years and killed nearly 4,500 Americans and tens of thousands of Iraqis. “Losing Fallujah ... I really just honestly wanted to throw chairs across the room because what I've done there has basically just been undone,” said Colin. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)

Vets watch as insurgents undo sacrifices in Iraq

For an entire night, Marine Sgt. Colin Archipley crouched low atop a roof as U.S. artillery slammed insurgent hideouts in the Iraqi city of Fallujah. At dawn, when orders came to destroy a suspected enemy […]


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AP correspondent discusses shooting at Fort Hood Army base

We’re learning more about the gunman who opened fire at Foot Hood yesterday, killing three people and wounding 16 others, before killing himself. Penny and Phil spoke with Associated Press National Security Correspondent Sagar Meghani […]


Texas shooting suspect was Iraq war veteran

GLEN ROSE, Texas (AP) – The man charged with fatally shooting former Navy SEAL and “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle and his friend at a Texas gun range was an Iraq war veteran.



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