Afghanistan

Tuesday Taliban officials and doctors reported of two explosions in Kabul leaving almost 20 people dead in an attack…

New data shows a racial divide when it comes to how historical events are viewed.

In March 2009, Johnson joined an Army Reserve unit in Seagoville, Texas, and served four and a half years. He was sent to Afghanistan in 2013 and served eight months with the 420th Engineer Brigade.

I’m not sure what’s more exhausting: The invocation of primates when discussing Black people, much less the first Black man to be elected president of the…

Via: Foxbaltimore.com Approximately 60 Maryland Army National Guardsmen are deploying to Afghanistan. A deployment ceremony is set for Friday morning at the Aberdeen Proving Grounds in Edgewood. They are members of Company B, 3rd General Support Aviation Battalion, 126th Aviation Regiment. Click here to read more 

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (AP) — When the Marine unit that suffered the greatest casualties in the 10-year Afghan war returned home last spring, they didn’t rush back to their everyday lives. SEE ALSO: Get Out! Woman Offers Sex For McNuggets Instead, the Marine Corps put them into a kind of decompression chamber, keeping them at […]

WASHINGTON — Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Thursday condemned as “completely inhumane” a video that purports to depict four U.S. Marines urinating on the corpses of Taliban fighters. Pentagon officials said commanders believe they have identified the men’s unit and that it is back in the United States. SEE ALSO: Satomrum’s Communist Clan The Marine […]

BROOKLYN — A Brooklyn marine was killed trying to save his comrade during a bloody clash in Afghanistan last week. Lance Cpl. Jabari Thompson, 22, who wanted to be a marine like his dad, was mortally wounded in combat and succumbed to his injuries at a military hospital in Germany. The NY Daily News Reports: […]

BROOKLYN — A Brooklyn marine was killed trying to save his comrade during a bloody clash in Afghanistan last week. Lance Cpl. Jabari Thompson, 22, who wanted to be a marine like his dad, was mortally wounded in combat and succumbed to his injuries at a military hospital in Germany. The NY Daily News Reports: […]

WASHINGTON — President Obama will announce his plans to withdraw 33,000 troops from Afghanistan, bringing the number of troops to its lowest total since the USA invaded Afghanistan in 2001. The U.K. Telegraph reports: July 22, 2011 – Obama to announce timetable of withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan. Administration officials told the New York […]