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Stealey knew she had made the right choice when she sent a text message to her soldier to tell him about her plan to collect enough snacks and personal items to send 125 packages to soldiers serving in a war zones. "He just said, 'You have such a kind, ...
An account from a soldier known as Sgt C said: "He had something in his hand and I gained the impression this object was alight.
At Fort Hood, the nation's largest active duty armored post, there are scant school-based services available for the base's roughly 200,000 residents, including about 40,000 active duty soldiers and some 5,000 officers. Meadows Elementary has just two ...
Jerusalem (JTA) - A Palestinian woman who stabbed a female soldier at a West Bank checkpoint told investigators that she committed the attack because she wanted Israeli security forces to kill her.
Iraq Mosul The Associated Press. soldier with the Iraqi special forces walk through the streets of Mosul as fighting between Iraqi forces and the Islamic State group continues on Saturday, April 22, 2017.
(CNN) He has been beaten, threatened and imprisoned. But the former child soldier and winner of this year's Goldman Environmental Prize says he will not stop until those wanting to destroy the Democratic Republic of Congo's protected wildlife "are held ...
World War II enthusiasts set each other on fire during a harrowing historical re-enactment. These astonishing pictures show war buffs battling in Kubinka, near Moscow, re-creating the final throes of the bloody European conflict dubbed the 'Battle of ...
Two years after a Fort Hood soldier was found dead by the side of the road in Austin, his family is awaiting answers. Austin police say 29-year-old army Sgt.
From left, Vickie Trent, Byron Mather and Jim Mather. The Mather family is the recipient of this year's Sullivan Brothers Military Family Award.
soldiers and their families became pizza makers at the Domino's soldier Appreciation Day in Copperas Cove Sunday.
Australian scientists are using specialist DNA technology to identify the remains of soldiers dating back to World War I. Bone fragments from 10 soldiers who served in France and Papua New Guinea are being tested in a process that until now was ...
An Israeli soldier was very lightly wounded on Monday morning when a Palestinian woman stabbed her at a West Bank checkpoint located between Jerusalem and Ramallah.
Edgard Arevalo said they see the recent beheading as an attempt of the Abu Sayyaf to show that no one is safe from their atrocities anymore since the slain soldier was from Sulu as well. "We see this as an attempt for them to show that first and ...
Another former soldier says after avoiding capture on one of the escape and evasion courses at CFB Wainwright in 1988, he witnessed what happened to fellow recruits who did not.
As an enforced child soldier, Rodrigue Katembo saw his little brother die and had to carry the news to his mother. Now 41, he remains on the frontline - but today he protects the extraordinary wildlife in the national parks of the Democratic Republic ...
Mohamed Ibrahim, a major in Puntland's military, told Reuters news agency the vehicle, a pick-up truck, was from Galgala hills, about 40km southwest of Bosasso.
President Donald Trump visited wounded U.S. service members at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Saturday (April 22), his first visit as president to the armed forces hospital in Bethesda, Maryland, outside Washington.
A Filipino soldier kidnapped last week in the southern Philippines by Abu Sayyaf fighters was found beheaded hours after government troops killed three more members of the ISIL-linked group in a clash elsewhere.
WASHINGTON (Sinclair Broadcast Group) - Since 2002, billions of U.S. tax dollars have been spent rebuilding Afghanistan after its decades of war.
Now, one big question remains: How did the insurgents get so close to the soldiers inside the base? "If I forget my ID card, they don't allow me to go inside," Atiqullah said.
A soldier from Iowa, who served with the U.S. Army in Afghanistan in 2010-11, returned home unemployed after the company he worked for prior to his ...
The grave of a solider killed in World War Two has finally been recognised more than 70 years after his death. Pte George Henry Thompson was 26 when he died near the German town of Wittenburg in 1945.
Mark Chalifoux never thought that a wrong-number text message could generate so much support from so many strangers.
The memorial, set up by the Papatoetoe Historical Society, pays tribute to local soldiers who were killed in combat in World War I and II.
When soldiers and families move to a new assignment, their GENESIS records will follow them. If that new location doesn't have GENESIS yet, the new arrivals will revert to using Tricare Online or RelayHealth, according to MHS information released about ...
A North Carolina family is looking for answers after their soldier was killed by gunfire in what police are investigating as a homicide.
Credit Mutalib Sultani/European Pressphoto Agency. Kabul, Afghanistan - A day after a lethal Taliban assault on an army base in northern Afghanistan, an official said on Saturday that at least 140 soldiers had been killed, making it the single ...
In 2001, the bodies of 20 soldiers from Mr Rickard's regiment were discovered. Mr Rickard has no grave - his name is one of 72,000 marked at the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme.
An angry mob, led by Fort George Wright soldiers angry at a shooting the day before, marched through the streets of downtown Spokane, heading for the Industrial workers of the World (Wobbly) hall, The Spokesman-Review reported on April 22, 1917.
American and German soldiers carried gear and strapped in along the sides of a U.S. Army Black Hawk helicopter Friday morning, only to jump a few minutes later.
MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan (Reuters) - As many 140 Afghan soldiers were killed on Friday by Taliban attackers apparently disguised in military uniforms in what would be the deadliest attack ever on an Afghan military base, officials said.
Though the army withdrew combat troops from Iraq and Afghanistan years ago, deployments to those countries have continued, with brigades heading over to support local forces.
COLUMBIA - When you come from war, you're probably the only person who knows what peace is, former child soldier Ishmael Beah told more than 450 high schoolers Friday morning at Hickman High school.
Sgt. Maj. of the army Daniel A. Dailey visited soldiers in Germany and Latvia during a four-day tour of U.S. Army Europe's area of operations that wrapped up on ...
West African forces clashed with Gambian soldiers loyal to former leader Yahya Jammeh, shooting and injuring three who were guarding graves at his home, the soldiers said Friday. Modou Mbye said he and his colleagues were guarding graves at the ...
As Georgia secretary of state, Karen Handel was, as Ian Millhiser reports, a real pioneer in Republican voter suppression. Handel didn't just push a voter ID law.
Fifty years ago today, a Vietnam War soldier from mid-Missouri's Freeburg vanished in a Vietnam jungle with three of his army comrades.
... information they gained from the investigation on the sex video to track down other gay soldiers in the army, starting by forcing the suspects to identify who they had sex with and then widening their search from there," said Lim, who said a ...
The soldiers are deploying in support of Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve, the U.S. military intervention against the Islamic State of Iraq ...
Topeka, Kan. (WIBW) -- It was an emotional day for friends and family members of our nation's heroes, as they sent their soldier off to serve. soldiers say the toughest part isn't what lies ahead, but what they leave behind. "The hardest part is just ...
COLUMBIA, S.C. - An army staff sergeant has been arrested after police found 24 dead animals in his abandoned apartment in South Carolina.
A marathon week of hearings is set to begin Monday in El Paso County's first death penalty case in a decade. Five consecutive days have been cleared in a 4th Judicial District courtroom for attorneys to argue motions in the case against double-murder ...
Members of the Buffalo soldiers Motorcycle Club of Southside Virginia surprised shoppers in Shoppers Value Wednesday, and some like Esther Martin couldn't hide their smiles.
The Demopolis City Council voted 3-2 Thursday evening in favor of replacing the soldier with a 7-foot obelisk that will serve as a "monument to all fallen war dead," said Demopolis Mayor John Laney.
Inside, his commanding officer spoke, as well as two of his fellow soldiers who served in the same helicopter unit. Prior to his arrival at Fort Belvoir, he did a tour of duty in Europe, where he was the flight crew's helicopter repair technician.
Officials have identified a Fort Hood cavalry scout as the teenager found unresponsive by Killeen police officers Monday night following a report of shots fired.
A video has emerged that allegedly shows Egyptian soldiers shooting dead unarmed detainees in the northern Sinai region, where the military is carrying out an anti-terror offensive.
This is what a lieutenant colonel in 1956 predicted the future soldier would look like. He got plenty of right.






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