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Sand flies carry a parasitic disease to Mideast-based US troops. Soldiers in Honduras aim to find out how to stop it.

17 July 2019

parasitic disease that has long plagued U.S. troops in Afghanistan and Iraq. Joint... ,” the report said. U.S. soldiers deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq for Operation... U.S. troops in Afghanistan and Iraq.


15 killed as van carrying migrants crashes in eastern Turkey

18 July 2019

Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Over the past few years, migrants have crossed in large numbers... . Separately, police have detained 285 migrants, mostly from Bangladesh and Afghanistan, in security checks in


'Only two of us were not shot or dying': Airman to receive Silver Star for Afghanistan heroism

17 July 2019

'Only two of us were not shot or dying': Airman to receive Silver Star for Afghanistan heroism... , 2018, in eastern Afghanistan saved the lives of his comrades and showcased “a devotion to duty” that... as a special forces joint terminal attack controller in Afghanistan from September 2017 to March 2018


Fallen Green Beret James Sartor remembered as 'the best man that I've known'

18 July 2019

in Faryab Province in Afghanistan from injuries suffered in combat involving small-arms fire, the... gathering. He protected that freedom.” Sartor had served seven deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan... deployed with the 10th Special Forces Group to Afghanistan in 2017 and 2019. Sartor’s awards and


What it's like to serve in a war zone — then see it from space

18 July 2019

of Afghanistan's Helmand province. Cassidy's platoon of SEALs carved positions to sleep in... person," Cassidy said. But both epiphanies collided for him when his eyes locked on Afghanistan from behind... in Iraq and Afghanistan and later served as a flight engineer aboard the ISS, had a similar


Pararescueman awarded two Bronze Stars, saved three Afghan soldiers during firefight

18 July 2019

KABUL, Afghanistan — A reservist airman has been awarded two Bronze Star... deployed to Afghanistan in 2015 and 2016. “Nick is one of the sharpest and most


Navy veteran Bruce Laingen, top American held in Iran during hostage crisis, dies

17 July 2019

Germany, Pakistan and Afghanistan. President Gerald Ford appointed him as U.S. ambassador to Malta in 1977


Motorcycle run to honor fallen servicemen from western Pennsylvania

17 July 2019

in Afghanistan will be honored during the second annual Fallen Heroes Run, set for Aug. 10 in... Hookstown, Beaver County. Both were killed Nov. 27 in Afghanistan.


Rural retreats offer traumatized veterans and their families time and support to heal

17 July 2019

-year-old veteran right back to Afghanistan, where he spent a year on active duty in the mid-2000s... gripped her hand. "The life I took away in Afghanistan," he said. 'Why are... for walks, get outside. But nothing can undo Afghanistan. "I used to be very


Boxing club has become a healing outlet for veterans

6 July 2019

in the Army in Afghanistan from 2004 to 2005. Before she met Brandy, she was seeing


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