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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...
6 Killed In Afghanistan Blast Were U.S. Troops
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — NATO is confirming that the six troops killed in roadside bombing in Afghanistan on Sunday were Americans.
Brig. Gen. Gunter Katz, a spokesman for the U.S.-led coalition, disclosed their nationalities at a briefing on Monday...
8 Afghan Civilians Killed In Roadside Bombing
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say a mine laid in a road has killed eight civilians in the country's south, including women and children.
The governor's office in Helmand province says the eight were driving Monday in Musa Qala district when their car hit the explosives...
4 Americans Killed In Crash In Afghanistan
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — A U.S. Army helicopter has crashed in Afghanistan, killing all four American crew members.
The U.S. military confirms that the chopper went down last night as it was responding to a suicide attack at a police checkpoint in Helmand province...
Blackhawk Helicopter Down In Afghanistan
WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. defense official says an American military helicopter has crashed in southwestern Afghanistan with four U.S. troops aboard.
There was no immediate word on casualties.
The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the crash is under investigation, said it could not …
Afghan President May Call For Early Elections
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — President Hamid Karzai says he is considering calling presidential elections a year early to lessen the strain on Afghanistan that could be caused by the departure of foreign combat troops at the same time as a national ballot...
Afghan Shooting Suspect To Be Brought Back To US
WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior defense official says the U.S. soldier accused in the killings of 16 Afghan civilians is expected to be flown to the U.S. military prison at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., as early as Friday.
The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because of security surrounding the mov…
US: No Reason To Change Troop Pullout Schedule
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — U.S. defense officials say Afghan President Hamid Karzai did not demand, in a meeting with Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, that all American forces be out of Afghan villages, despite a Karzai statement Thursday calling for a quick withdrawal...

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