Afghan War Veteran Reflects on his Experience as Taliban Takes over the Country
Ret. Army Ranger Dr. Tony Brooks, a US veteran who deployed to Afghanistan in 2005, said he knew the 20-year war was lost nearly a decade ago.
All the Changes from Boot Camp to Shipyards Are Coming in the Wake of the Bonhomme Richard Fire
The Navy is making major changes to its after-hours security and shipyard procedures in the wake of the Bonhomme Richard fire, sailors told Military.com.
Afghan Allies Are Scared For Their Life- US Veteran
U.S. Army Maj. Kristen Rouse deployed three times to Afghanistan and worked extensively with Afghan partners while she was there. Now, following the Taliban's seizure of Kabul, Rouse is hearing from those same Afghan partners with whom she served shoulder to shoulder — and they're terrified.
Afghan War was a Total Failure- US Veteran
As the United States withdraws from Afghanistan, the world has watched as the Taliban has swiftly taken back control of the country, entering Kabul on Sunday as former Afghan President Ashraf Ghani fled the country and the United States evacuated its embassy.
Veteran Asks Fellow Vets to Find the Positive in Afghanistan Withdrawal
Veterans who served in Afghanistan during the last 20 years have been “hurting” this week amid the Taliban’s rapid takeover, a Bay State vet told the Herald, adding that the U.S. “failure has been a slap in the face.”
US Veteran Reacts to Taliban Taking Over Afghanistan
A U.S. Veteran with four Afghan deployments said he is surprised by how quickly the Taliban took over the country just two weeks before the U.S. was set to complete its troop withdrawal after a costly two-decade war.
Two Decades of Bloodshed was for Nothing- US Veteran
Rebekah Sanderlin has never been to Afghanistan, yet she says the war-torn nation of 39 million has "permeated every part of our lives" for the past two decades.
The Army Gives Colonel Facing Kidnapping and Assault Charges After Police Standoff at an Honorable Discharge
A Green Beret who is facing charges of kidnapping and assault following an armed standoff with police will be honorably discharged next month, according to Army documents obtained by Military.com. While he faces civilian charges, there is no indication the service plans to pursue a court-martial.
President Biden Sends an Extra 1,000 Troops to Afghanistan as Taliban Forces Close in on Capital
More troops are deploying to Afghanistan to evacuate U.S. personnel and Afghan allies as the Taliban's swift warpath leaves the Afghan government on the brink of collapse.
Taliban Could Take Over Kabul within 90 Days
The Afghanistan government is collapsing even faster than US military leaders thought possible just a few months ago when President Joe Biden ordered a full withdrawal.
Afghan War Veterans Feeling Demoralized Amid US Withdrawal
With U.S. troops have left Afghanistan after nearly two decades of fighting in the region, many veterans who served in combat deployments are reportedly struggling with poor mental health and struggling to make sense of it all as they watch the Taliban retake the country.
Second Chance to be Given at Medals Of Honor for Black and Native American Vets as per New Review
The military will review some service crosses awarded to Black and Native American veterans to determine whether they should be upgraded to the Medal of Honor.