As political protests rage in Afghanistan, so do the combat and security missions of U.S. forces. Soldiers must remain focused despite difficult conditions.
Many soliders serving overseas long for some contact with a loved one. But for two men fighting in Afghanistan, the war effort is already a family affair.
Troops fighting in Afghanistan get to return home for two weeks of rest, but first they must pass through a special military base in the Middle East.
The Black Hawk helicopter is one of the best-known tools in the U.S. military’s arsenal, and it plays a critical role in the nation’s war efforts in Afghanistan.
The U.S. is accelerating its mission in Afghanistan to end combat operations in 2013. Helping lead that action is the commanding general of Fort Hood’s First Cavalry Division.
While many Americans are focused on the economy and this year’s presidential election, soldiers in Afghanistan are still in dangerous combat situations.
We will profile several soldiers who are North Texas natives and give you a nuts & bolts look at their mission.
About 40,000 American troops are currently in Iraq.
It’s America’s first war to last a decade and it began 10 years ago today. October 7 also marks the day that the course of a Plano family was changed forever.
Friends and family remembered better times with PFC Andy Krippner, who was killed just six weeks after going on active duty.
Army Staff Sergeant Omar Aceves never saw himself as a hero. At his funeral service Friday afternoon, his wife said she knew the truth. “He was a hero. Is. Always will be.”
Pfc. Cody Board was one week short of his twentieth birthday when a roadside bomb took his life in Afghanistan.