Troops

Gov. Mead, Family, Friends Welcome Troops Back To Wyoming
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Friends and family gathered at the Cheyenne airport to welcome home several of the Wyoming National Guard troops who have been deployed to Afghanistan and Kosovo. Gov. Matt Mead was among those on hand for ceremonies Wednesday at the Wyoming Air National Guard headquarte…
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. Pentagon pr…
Obama Marking End Of Iraq War
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — President Barack Obama saluted returning troops returning from Iraq Wednesday, declaring that the nearly nine-year conflict is ending honorably, “not with a final battle, but with a final march toward home.” Marking the conclusion of the war at this milit…