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The soldier, Sunil Kumar Murmu, was deployed at a forward location along the LoC in the area, when a Pakistani sniper shot hit him in the abdomen. The soldier was removed to hospital and later he was evacuated to army 92 Base Hospital in Srinagar by an Army chopper. He succumbed to injuries at the ...
File photo for a soldier of France's Barkhane mission patrols in central Mali, in the border zone with Burkina Faso and Niger as a joint anti-militant force. ... France has deployed around 4,000 French troops in the West Africa's Sahel region as part of Operation Barkhane aimed at tackling Islamist militants in ...

Two members of a French counterterrorism force in Mali were killed Wednesday when an improvised explosive device hit their armored vehicle in a border region with Niger, authorities said. French President Emmanuel Macron's office said a soldier and an officer were killed in the explosion. A statement by ...
U.S. Advisors practice training "Afghan soldiers" -- actually American troops brought to Fort Polk to augment civilian role players actually from .... So, advising is in in addition to being a combat-ready soldier, and they are being trained to a higher than normal standard for things like marksmanship, shooting ...
During a counteroffensive against Chinese forces near Suwon, just south of Seoul, Casey led a task force of 7th Infantry Regiment soldiers deep into enemy territory. He was leading a company on a hill 700 yards from Chinese lines when the Communists opened fire on an American patrol, United Press ...
U.S. Marines and South Korean troops were treated to a jungle survival training courtesy of Thai soldiers as part of the annual Cobra Gold military exercise. The 10-day multinational ... It's interesting," an unidentified soldier replied when asked about the flavour, quoted in Reuters. Drinking snake blood may ...

CALLIMACHI: I mean, it showed something that is really heartbreaking, which is that you see two vehicles of American troops. One is a white Toyota. One is a black SUV. At one point, the white car leaves. We assume that it got away. And you see that in the black car, there are now three soldiers that are ...
In a call with one of the families after the ambush, President Trump was accused of diminishing the loss, telling the soldier's widow that "he knew what he signed up for. .... Her father, a World War II veteran in the "Buffalo soldiers" 92nd Infantry Division of African-American troops, called her that night.
While some Special Forces soldiers are recruited from the civilian populace, he said most come from within the army. Holmes said the Hollywood image of a Special Forces soldier is a tall, muscular man armed with the biggest gun available. But in truth, Special Forces soldiers come in all shapes and sizes.
Maj. Gen. Edward M. Almond, commanding general of the 92nd Infantry, inspects his troops during a decoration ceremony in Italy in 1945. (National Archives) ... The nickname Buffalo Soldier dates back to the late 1860s, when black soldiers volunteered for duty in the American West. The American Indians ...
Two soldiers were killed on Wednesday in a shootout with AP officers at Sheikh Barrow in Mandera County. Local administrators said the Kenya Defence Forces troops were felled by friendly fire. "The APs returned fire after coming under attack by the soldiers who mistook them for bandits. They had been ...
A Camp Humphreys-based soldier records a video at the Olympic Village in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. ... PYEONGCHANG, South Korea -- Many American troops and their families on the Korean Peninsula are taking a "once-in-a-lifetime" opportunity to attend the Winter Olympics this ...
Dai and his comrades saw things differently: With nationalistic pride, they were on a mission to reunify Vietnam, launching the surprise assault on South Vietnamese and American troops now known as the Tet Offensive. "The revenge deep inside the northern soldiers was so big," Dai, 73, said in an ...
Troops who have been non-deployable for more than a year may obtain a waiver from the secretary of their military department to stay in the service. The military ... Wilkie admitted the military is to blame for some troops being non-deployable. He told ... It's a soldier's responsibility to maintain deployability.
Harming a child can cause an adult soldier serious psychological damage. Most cultures consider children innocents who deserve protection, and for soldiers in most armies around the world, harming a child comes with guilt, shock and shame. But failing to react to a threat, even if it comes from a child, ...
On Tuesday, Bloomberg News reported that US and Kurdish forces in Syria had killed 200 fighters last week, including many Russian contract soldiers, according to several Russian sources and an American official. The Russians, who were fighting on the side of embattled Syrian leader Bashar al Assad, ...
The ATO HQ press center said that "in total, from day-start, eight shellings of Ukraine troops' defensive fortifications were recorded. "Unfortunately, as a result of the enemy fire, a Ukrainian soldier was killed and another defender was wounded," the report reads. The ATO command expressed sincere ...

But Ahed Tamimi's supporters see a brave girl who struck two armed soldiers outside her West Bank home in frustration after having just learned that Israeli troops seriously wounded a 15-year-old cousin, shooting him in the head from close range with a rubber bullet during nearby stone-throwing clashes.
Indian paramilitary soldiers pay their tributes during the wreath laying ceremony of their colleague Mohammad Mujahid Khan, who was killed in an ongoing gun battle with suspects rebels at a base camp ... S.P. Vaid, the top police official in the disputed region, said one soldier was also killed in the clash.
At least one paramilitary soldier has been killed when two gunmen opened fire near a military camp in the main city in Indian-controlled Kashmir, officials ... The attack came hours after government troops ended a two-day gunbattle with three gunmen at an army camp in another part of the disputed region.
As Gooding explained in his letter, he and the other black soldiers with whom he served received $3 less per pay period than white soldiers did. But this didn't ... While he was there, Congress in fact equalized pay for black Union troops, just as he desired -- but Gooding died a prisoner just weeks later.
Russia relocated its troops it had stationed in Afrin to a Tal Rafaat area following the start of the Turkish military offensive, a move Kurdish officials interpreted as giving green light to the offensive that seeks to root out the Kurdish armed group in Afrin, the western-most canton of the Kurdish enclave in ...
Mogadishu, Somalia - Somali government forces have shot and killed a soldier in Mogadishu on Sunday in the latest in a series of elaborate assassinations in the seaside capital city, Garowe Online reports. An eyewitness confirmed to GO that the soldiers gunned down the Service Member near the busy ...
Turkey's military says yet another Turkish trooper has been killed in fighting against Kurdish forces from the People's Protection Units (YPG) in Afrin region in northwest Syria. The death toll for the Turkish troops reached 31 after the Turkey's military announced on Sunday that yet another member of its ...
Five additional U.S. soldiers and one Afghan soldier were wounded, said Maj. Ryan Swedlow, who helped oversee the training. Capt. Wallace Rollins, a team leader in the brigade, said the exercises prepare U.S. troops for worst-case scenarios. Rollins, who served in Afghanistan in 2012 with the 82nd ...
Somewhere, in an impoverished orphanage in South Korea, beginning in the early 1970s, U.S. military forces began to make an indelible mark on an impressionable little girl. These men were a beacon of light and hope, and served as the big brothers who kept Scott and her fellow orphans safe and well, at a time when ...
U.S. military leaders have never before felt the need to hold parades to illustrate the strengths of the armed forces. ... A peculiar bond is forged between the soldier and the onlooker, who, in a frenzied state of excitement accentuated by martial tunes and synchronized step, feel not only empowered but also ...
A 25-year-old corporal has been found guilty of the lesser charge of assault after being accused of sexually assaulting a fellow soldier. During a military court martial at Manitoba's CFB Shilo last week, the victim -- who can't be named due to a publication ban and is also a corporal -- said the accused ...
In a major clash the U.S.-led military coalition in Syria has killed more than 100 troops allied with the regime of Bashar Assad -- after some 500 soldiers backed by tanks launched what appeared to be a "coordinated attack" on a headquarters of rebel fighters ... One SDF soldier was wounded, said Col.
7 February 2018 - Some 300 child soldiers, including 87 girls, were formally released by armed groups in South Sudan, the United Nations mission in the country reported on Wednesday, calling on all stakeholders to support the young people on the journey back to their communities and help them build a future for ...
The document cites the name of the substance, the illness the soldier might contract, the job or activity during which soldiers could be exposed to the substance, and the levels of exposure that lead to a particular illness. The materials discussed in the directive are used by many troops including air force ...
28-year-old Matthan fish was a driver in Fox troop 2-278 and served in Iraq. His father said he trained countless other soldiers, including the one who revived him the night of the motorcycle wreck. The soldier was riding on the back of Fish's motorcycle when they crashed last week in Cumberland County.
DEFENCE DAILY: Trump 'Wants Large-Scale US military Parade' & Ex-soldier To Be Sentenced For murder With Mother ... The White House Press Secretary, Sarah Sanders, says the President has asked defence chiefs to plan an event where the United States can show its appreciation for its armed forces. She was ...
Camp Humphreys, South Korea -- Off-duty soldiers on the Korean Peninsula are now allowed to grow facial hair, wear earrings, put on hats indoors and ... an African-American soldier serving with the 339th Quartermaster Company at Camp Humphreys, said the changes will give troops' faces a much ...
An American military trainer gives a thumbs up to an Iraqi soldier during an exercise on approaching and clearing buildings at the Taji base complex, which hosts Iraqi and US troops and is located north of the capital Baghdad. (AFP) ...
Field Artillery, Armor Troops Train Together in Germany ... A team of soldiers assigned to 1st Battalion, 7th Field Artillery Regiment, trained with members of the 2nd Battalion, 70th Armor Regiment, during a live-fire ... This complex task requires the utmost in proficiency and teamwork by every soldier.
Ankara, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey's military says a Turkish soldier was killed in an attack in Syria's Idlib province where the Turkish troops are establishing an observation post. The military says the soldier was killed late Monday by a mortar-and-rocket attack. Five Turkish soldiers and a civilian military ...
U.S. Colored Troops were consistently good fighters, performing well in every engagement in which they fought. Even their enemies had to grudgingly admit that fact. One USCT member, William H. Carney, transcended good to become great, and was the first black U.S. soldier to earn the Medal of Honor.
Captain among 4 soldiers killed as Pakistan pounds J&K's Rajouri sector ... Srinagar: An army officer was among four soldiers killed in cross-border shelling+ by Pakistani troops in Rajouri district of Jammu region on Sunday ... Another soldier, Niak Iqbal Ahmed, is being treated for his injuries in hospital.
Anadolu quoted the Turkish military as confirming the losses of seven troops and one tank. The Defense Ministry said one soldier had been killed in Turkey, in what it called a cross-border attack by the Syrian militants. Turkey describes the Syrian forces as being with the P.K.K., the initials of the Kurdistan ...
The attack on the tank, details of which were not disclosed, was also the single deadliest attack on the military of the offensive so far. The latest clashes brought to 14 the number of Turkish troops killed so far in operation. The Turkish army and allied Ankara-backed Syrian rebel forces are seeking to oust the ...
The military said rebels belonging to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, attacked Turkish troops stationed in northern Iraq on Thursday, killing two soldiers and wounding two others. Another soldier was killed in an attack on his base near the town of Cukurca, in Turkey's Hakkari province that ...
About 60 soldiers and Marines in North Carolina and 33 troops in Utah were affected. "We consider this emerging public ... One soldier suffered serious neurological damage from a seizure and "accidents resulting from seizures" were blamed for the death of two Marines. The army public health Center is ...
A court martial is underway at a Canadian Forces Base in Manitoba for a soldier charged with sexually assaulting another soldier while they were away doing training. In 2014, the two CFB Shilo-based soldiers were training at CFB Wainwright, Alta., with a platoon of 24 soldiers. The incident is alleged to ...
militants from the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) attacked troops positioned in northern Iraq, killing two soldiers and wounding two, the military said. A third soldier was killed and five wounded in the Cukurca district of Hakkari when militants attacked a military base, it said. The PKK, which has ...
The U.S. Army public health Center has issued a warning to users of e-cigarettes and other vaping products after approximately 60 troops in North Carolina experienced serious medical issues. A public health alert was issued by the center on Monday. According to officials, soldiers from Fort Bragg and ...
Fort Bragg, N.C. -- The U.S. Army is warning troops about the possible health effects that could result from smoking vape oils that contain unknown ... may have resulted in significant neurologic damage in one soldier, and falls/accidents resulting from seizures are blamed for the deaths of two Marines.
Kabul, Afghanistan -- Islamic State militants attacked Afghan soldiers guarding a military academy in the capital of Kabul on Monday, killing at least 11 troops and wounding 16. The attack was the latest in a wave of relentless violence in Kabul this month unleashed by the Taliban and the rival Islamic ...
Most American soldiers, though, have been neither heroes nor villains but, rather, dutiful, if sometimes reluctant, participants in the armed forces. As one former U.S. soldier told me, upon his return from the Vietnam War: "I just kept my head down and tried to survive." In recent years, in the context of an ...
The U.S. Army public health Center has issued a warning to users of e-cigarettes and other vaping products after approximately 60 troops in North Carolina experienced serious medical issues. A public health alert was issued by the center on Monday. According to officials, soldiers from Fort Bragg and ...


 

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