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updated Tue. September 2, 2014

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In a pitched battle on Monday, Kurdish peshmerga, backed by American air power and what appeared to U.S. troops, struck at ISIS positions in the strategic crossroads of Zumar.
"While there is a proper, legal classification for a working dog, we know they are living things, and we have great respect and admiration for them," Gerry Proctor, a spokesman for Lackland Air Force Base (which trains military dogs), told CNN. "A ...

Somali government and African Union forces heading to a town in the district heard what sounded like an "earthquake" as the al-Shabab bases were hit, said the governor of Somalia's Lower shabelle region, Abdiqadir Mohamed Nor. Al-Shabab gained ... Last ...
It is also true that Canada did its share of the heavy lifting if not more in Afghanistan, where, mercifully without competitive bidding, it protected troops by buying C-17 and c-130j transport aircraft and Chinook helicopters and leasing drones ...
U.S. political leaders, echoed by the mainstream media, claim Russia is carrying out an "invasion" across its border into Eastern Ukraine, the site of a civil war since last spring when insurgents rebelled against the authority of the U.S.-backed ...
I served in leadership positions in two joint assignments (with army, navy, Air Force, and Marines all in one organization) and deployed six total times to the Middle East/Afghanistan for operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. We utilized many of the ...

"While there is a proper, legal classification for a working dog, we know they are living things, and we have great respect and admiration for them," Gerry Proctor, a spokesman for Lackland Air Force Base (which trains military dogs), told CNN. "A ...
The bases in Birmingham, Manchester, London, Southampton and Cardiff are among 16 "pop in" centres to be opened. The move, part ... "We will be more accessible, quicker to respond and extend our reach in the communities who need us most," he said. "The ...
Incumbents traditionally have an advantage because voters in those states have already elected them statewide, giving them natural bases - and fundraising networks and turnout operations - to get 50 percent. What's more, the candidates ... Obama ...
In Chad, the U.S. Air Force has been flying drones and other aircraft from a French military base to search for hundreds of schoolgirls abducted by Islamic militants in northern Nigeria.
Kabul, Afghanistan - Nestled at the base of the craggy mountaintops that loom over north Kabul, the middle-class neighborhood of Qasaba seems an unlikely place to be infiltrated by Afghanistan's Taliban-led insurgents. It is ethnically diverse, in a ...
The two-day NATO summit that opens Thursday in Wales was supposed to be focused on tying up loose ends in Afghanistan and guarding against complacency as the 28-nation alliance shifted from a war footing.
... base featuring a Burger King, TGI Friday's, Tim Horton's donuts and other Western shops. As the US dramatically reduces its troop presence here, some shopkeepers say they are going to stay and adapt to their new clientele, Afghan soldiers and ...
In 2014 the U.S. has succeeded in demonizing Vladimir Putin and Russia, precipitating a New Cold War that may yet become a hot one.
"There are also many in the current Russian military that prefer to spend their leave among us, brothers who are fighting for their freedom, rather than on a beach," he said on 28 August.
The administration simply hasn't addressed the frightening reality of American exceptionalism: it's up to us to ensure at least one more friendly major power can help keep order in the world. Liberals defending the ..... Then, of course, your whole ...
Your battalion received intelligence that a car bomber plans to drive from Tikrit to Balad and detonate at the entrance to the mammoth US base nearby. Your company in turn ... Then, of course, your whole battalion displaced to haphazard Iraqi Army ...

In the world of distributing military supplies and troops, the C-5 and C-17 are the big rigs that haul cargo from the U.S. to combat theaters.
Thanks to satellite internet connections, the continuing flow of goods into the country and the relatively decent level of development compared with elsewhere in the region, Syria is a long way from the hardship of Afghanistan's mountains. Last year ...
40th Flight Test Squadron at Eglin Air Force Base is scheduled to begin testing the operational flight programs of Block 40 and 50 model F-16s in October.
As ISIS has seized large expanses of territory in recent months, it has drawn more foreign men to Syria, requiring more American and European law enforcement resources in the attempt to stop the flow of fighters, senior American officials said. ... and ...
Under that definition, this image would not have changed much since June despite recent gains by ISIS; where it has acquired more territory (as in Syria's Raqqa province, where this week it seized the last of the government-controlled military bases ...
Allowing 18.8 million honorably discharged veterans to shop online through military exchange services, which also operate brick-and-mortar department stores and concessions on base, could boost store profits enough to pump more than $100 million back ...
The father of two children and a student at the American University of Afghanistan, he is rarely settled down in the country, often roving around for corporate work.
Allowing 18.8 million honorably discharged veterans to shop online through military exchange services, which also operate brick-and-mortar department stores and concessions on base, could boost store profits enough to pump more than $100 million back ...
A team of 10 munitions systems airmen from three different bases and three different levels of service are responsible for making the bombs and ammunition that keep U.S. ground forces safe on patrols and convoys throughout Afghanistan with Close Air ...
Thanks to satellite internet connections, the continuing flow of goods into the country and the relatively decent level of development compared with elsewhere in the region, Syria is a long way from the hardship of Afghanistan's mountains. Last year ...
The 82nd Combat aviation Brigade has begun sending its first waves of soldiers to Afghanistan, where part of the brigade will take on a mission that covers most of the country.
Such pre-clearance facilities so far have been only established in the closest and most connected with the US territories like Canada, and the Caribbean, safest destinations for US citizens with biggest traffic to/from the US. As the closure of the US ...
Bagram AIR FIELD, Afghanistan - A team of 10 munitions systems airmen from three different bases and three different levels of service are responsible for making the bombs and ammunition that keep U.S. ground forces safe on patrols and convoys ...
NATO plans to creep eastward by forming bases in Eastern Europe. "In order to be able to provide rapid reinforcements, you also need some reception facilities in host nations," Rasmussen says.
One example of being expeditionary is that troops at a fixed base somewhere in Iraq once only could buy Lays potato chips at the exchange because the convoy full of Pringles was destroyed by insurgents.
The stakes for the U.S. are high. ISIS threatens the entire state system that European and American imperialism have overseen since the carve-up of the Ottoman Empire at the end of the First World War.
It's a huge job, because American troops and equipment are scheduled to be out of Bagram and other bases by the end of the year.
It's a huge job, because American troops and equipment are scheduled to be out of Bagram and other bases by the end of the year.
President Barack Hussein Obama and others expressed outrage that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) now just the Islamic State (IS) had decapitated an American journalist. ... This is a very different situation from the wars in Iraq or ...
It's a huge job, because American troops and equipment are scheduled to be out of Bagram and other bases by the end of the year.
Three years ago Billy was playing second base for the Centennial high school Bulldogs. Billy was the Centennial second baseman ... They quickly loaded the bases and two singles scored two runs. Two outs were made before Casey came ... He explained he ...
"The three of us have done quite a few of these shows together," Worley said. "We know each other pretty well and it's real loose and laid back.
There was no mention in the video of Maulana Fazlullah, the official leader of the TTP believed to be hiding in eastern Afghanistan, hinting at a possible weakening of his power base in the movement. "This is a sign of the shift away from Maulana ...
During the early staging of equipment and supplies, beginning in about a month, Dover fliers will be joining an Air Mobility Command-wide effort to help clear remaining U.S. equipment out of Afghanistan, where the U.S. combat effort is set to end on ...
IS has grabbed oil fields, army bases and more weaponry (including American goodies in Iraq). Although American airstrikes have pushed it back in northern areas from Mount Sinjar and Mosul dam, Iraq's largest, Barack Obama has made clear that he is not ...
Gardez, August 27, 2014 (AFP) - Even in the age of emails and Internet video chatting, there's nothing like a parcel or a letter from home for US soldiers on deployment in Afghanistan. The incoming mail at forward operating base (FOB) lightning ...
The American government for the most part uses ISIL. Joe Pitts View full sizeU.S. ... From its bases there, it launched an offensive bringing it deep into Iraq, all the way to the outskirts of Baghdad in the south and Kurdistan in the north.
At Congress' direction, the Pentagon also omits the costs of bases in the oft-forgotten US territories - Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the Northern Mariana Islands and the US Virgin Islands. This is strange because the .... Conservatively ...
The ceremony, at a military base in Kabul, was attended by army Gen. ... Campbell assumes control of the International Security Assistance Force as it finishes withdrawing from bases across the country in preparation for the end of its combat mission ...
During the early staging of equipment and supplies, beginning in about a month, Dover fliers will be joining an Air Mobility Command-wide effort to help clear remaining U.S. equipment out of Afghanistan, where the U.S. combat effort is set to end on ...
"We cannot abandon Afghanistan at a critical point in its history, and this plan ensures our airmen can conduct this important training mission from the safety of one of our premier U.S. bases," said Sen. Chambliss. "I'm proud Georgia is doing its part ...
But the mail service is winding down in parallel with the pullout of US combat troops after 13 years of war and, as bases close, so too do the post offices. Troops at FOB lightning have been rushing to send out carpets, scarves, trinkets and other ...
The U.S. military is relying on bases in the Persian gulf and elsewhere in the Middle East to carry out airstrikes in Iraq but is masking the locations and other details about the units and aircraft involved to avoid embarrassing partners in the region ...


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