Afghan Evacuation gets Complicated amidst ISIS Threats and Taliban 'Red Line'
If the U.S. military's historic airlift evacuation of tens of thousands of civilians from Afghanistan wasn't complicated enough, a new potential wrinkle has emerged: the Islamic State.
Afghanistan: A War Which Made War a Norm Amid Peace
Green Beret Ryan Hendrickson didn't see any massive fireball from the improvised explosive device that nearly took his right leg during his first deployment to Afghanistan in 2010.
An Internal Probe Clears Officer in Capitol Riot Shooting of Air Force Veteran
An officer who shot and killed a woman during the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol as she began to climb through the broken part of a door leading into an area known as the Speaker’s Lobby acted lawfully and in line with police department policy, the U.S. Capitol Police said Monday.
Biden Has Stated that US-Led Evacuation from Kabul Is Accelerating
President Joe Biden said Sunday the U.S.-led evacuation of Americans, at-risk Afghans and others from the Kabul airport accelerated this weekend, although it remains vulnerable to threats posed by the Islamic State extremist group.
An Afghan Woman Went into Labor During a US Military Flight and Gave Birth Aboard a Plane at the Ramstein Air Base
An Afghan mother gave birth to a baby girl aboard a U.S. Air Force C-17 on Saturday soon after the plane landed at Ramstein, the Air Force said.
Biden's Special Envoy has Urged North Korea to Return to Talks Instantly
U.S. President Joe Biden’s special envoy for North Korea said Monday he’s ready to meet his North Korean counterparts “anywhere and at any time” as he held discussions with South Korean officials over stalled nuclear talks with the North.
Gunfire at Kabul Airport ends up Killing 1 amid Chaotic Evacuations
KABUL, Afghanistan — A firefight at one of the gates of Kabul's international airport killed at least one Afghan soldier early Monday, German officials said, the latest chaos to engulf Western efforts to evacuate those fleeing the Taliban takeover of the country.
US Helos Pick up Evacuees from Kabul as Biden Focuses on Rescues
WASHINGTON — U.S. military helicopters flew into Taliban-held Kabul on Friday to scoop up would-be evacuees, American officials confirmed to The Associated Press, as President Joe Biden pledged firmly to bring all Americans home from Afghanistan — and Afghans who aided the war effort, too.
Famous C-17 Flight Filled with More Afghan Evacuees Than First Thought-Setting Records
The Air Force said Friday that Reach 871, the C-17 Globemaster III flight from Afghanistan packed with evacuees in an instantly iconic photo, carried 823 Afghan civilians, nearly a couple hundred more than initially reported.
Justice Department Moved to Dismiss Bowe Bergdahl’s Case to Overturn His Conviction
The U.S. government has filed a motion to dismiss Bowe Bergdahl's petition to have his military conviction and sentence overturned.
The Afghan War Portrays Limitations of US Military-Source
The United States' longest war is coming to an abrupt end. US troops are leaving Kabul with the Taliban once again in charge of the capital of Afghanistan, which American soldiers captured nearly 20 years ago.
Veteran Speaks Out on How Afghan War Veterans Can seek Help
The images coming out from Afghanistan have been heartbreaking for veterans across the country to witness and even here at home in Central Texas.