United States Armed Forces
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Senate has voted for a sweeping, $631 billion defense bill that calls for accelerating the withdrawal of U.S. forces from Afghanistan and tightens sanctions on Iran. The vote was 98-0. The […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Senate has voted to accelerate the withdrawal of U.S. forces from Afghanistan.
The 62-33 vote on Thursday reflected the nation’s war-weariness after more than a decade of fighting.
ABOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT OVER THE PACIFIC (AP) – Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says the Obama administration is nearing a decision in the next few weeks on how many U.S. troops will remain in […]
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) – Officials in Afghanistan say three U.S. troops and their Afghan translator are among at least 14 people killed by a suicide bomber on a motorcycle today. They say the bomber rammed […]
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – A lawsuit has been filed in federal court in San Francisco alleging current and former members of the U.S. military were sexually assaulted while serving. The women filing the lawsuit on […]
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) – It was nearly 2 a.m. when U.S. Army Pfc. Zach Randle jumped out of his bulky armored vehicle in southern Afghanistan for what he hoped would be the last time. “I […]
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) – A prisoner has died at the U.S. Navy base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, the U.S. military said Monday, two days after the man was apparently found unconscious in his […]
(AP) – A spokesman for the NATO coalition in Afghanistan says it’s investigating the cause of today’s crash of a Black Hawk helicopter in Kandahar province that killed seven American troops and four Afghans. U.S. […]