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Casper Soldier Returns Home From Afghanistan [PHOTOS]
A Casper solider has returned home after a nine month tour in Afghanistan. Chief Warrant Officer Deborah Harlow was greeted by family, friends, Casper residents and veterans Thursday morning at the Casper-Natrona County International Airport. Harlow said she was thrilled to see her loved ones again.…
Kerry Seeks To Boost Afghan, Pakistan Ties
BRUSSELS (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has brought senior Afghan and Pakistani officials together for security talks aimed at improving relations between the two nations ahead of next year’s withdrawal of NATO combat forces from Afghanistan. Kerry was meeting Afghan Preside…
Karzai: US Troops Immunity Up To Afghan Elders
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — President Hamid Karzai says a national meeting of elders should be called to decide whether U.S. troops staying in Afghanistan after 2014 would be immune from prosecution under Afghan law. Karzai spoke on Monday on his return from Washington, where he met with Presid…
Panetta In Afghanistan To Meet With Karzai
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has arrived in Afghanistan on an unannounced visit to consult with top commanders and President Hamid Karzai. The visit Wednesday comes at a difficult juncture in the Western coalition’s efforts to shift more security respon…
Gen. Allen Resumes Command In Afghanistan
WASHINGTON (AP) — A spokesman for Gen. John Allen says the top U.S. and NATO commander of the war in Afghanistan has returned to Kabul to resume his duties, more than a week after the Pentagon announced it is investigating potentially “inappropriate” correspondence between the f…
Injured Casper Soldier Returns Home
Spc. Colton Sasser, a Casper hometown Hero will be coming home on November 19, 2012, at 12:20 pm. He will be arriving at the Natrona County International Airport. Spc. Sasser was serving in Afghanistan with the 4th Infantry Division, the same unit his father had served in in Viet Nam. On April 15th,…
Family Remembers Soldier Killed In Afghanistan
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Relatives of a Wyoming soldier who was killed in a suicide attack in Afghanistan remember him as a man who was dedicated to the military and to his family. The Defense Department said Thursday that 45-year-old Army Command Sgt. Maj. Kevin J. Griffin, who grew up in Riverto…

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