US Marine From Texas Reportedly Among Those Killed In Afghanistan Airport AttackOfficials in Laredo, Texas are reporting that a Marine from the area is one of 13 U.S Service members killed in the attack at the Kabul Airport in Afghanistan.
'It Goes From Despair, Sadness To Anger' Says North Texas Air Force Veteran Who Served In AfghanistanThe deaths of 12 U.S. troops only days before the military pulls out of Afghanistan hit veterans back home especially hard.
Pentagon Confirms U.S. Service Members Killed In Kabul Airport ExplosionPentagon Press Secretary John Kirby has confirmed that a number of U.S. service members were killed in the August 26 attack at Kabul airport.
Former Marine From North Texas Working To Get Afghan Interpreter Out Of The CountryAndrew Vernon served in the Marine Corps and was deployed to Afghanistan in 2011. He said their work there wouldn’t have been possible without Afghan interpreters.
Texas Congresswoman Beth Van Duyne Says Republicans, Democrats Frustrated After Intelligence Briefing On AfghanistanIrving Republican Congresswoman Beth Van Duyne warns the situation in Afghanistan will get worse before it gets better.
Sen. John Cornyn: 'Letting The Taliban Dictate Our Military Strategy Is An Absolute Disgrace’"We have a commitment to every American and Afghan ally to get them out safely. No one should be left behind because of an arbitrary, self-imposed deadline based on a campaign promise.”
Fort Worth-Based American Airlines Enlisted To Help With Afghanistan EvacuationThe U.S. Department of Defense notified American Airlines that it has activated Stage 1 of the Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF).
Dallas Community Working To Create Home For Escaping Afghan FamilyA U.S. Army Interpreter, his wife and their five children are working to escape the Taliban in Afghanistan, and could arrive in Dallas as early as Aug. 23.
'Our Hearts Are Heavy': Former President George W. Bush Reacts To 'Tragic Events' In AfghanistanMr. Bush said the United States has a responsibility to secure safe passage for the Afghans who "have been on the forefront of progress inside their nation."
Former President George W. Bush Calls Afghan Troop Withdrawal "A Mistake"Former President George W. Bush is criticizing the withdrawal of NATO troops from Afghanistan and said civilians were being left to be "slaughtered" by the Taliban.
28-Year-Old Soldier From San Antonio, Javier Gutierrez Killed In Afghanistan FirefightA Texan was one of two Americans killed during a firefight in Afghanistan this weekend.