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Todd was stationed at Forward Operation Base Salerno in Afghanistan from 2008 to 2009, while Robb was at the same base in 2010 to 2011. ... Ken Mitchell served in the Army Reserves, and the brothers said their family's connection to the military was part of the reason they joined the Illinois National ...
Washington - The US military killed a commander from the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan who also served as an Al-Qaeda facilitator in an airstrike in Afghanistan's eastern province of Paktika late last month. The strike took place in a district that is known to have served as an Al-Qaeda haven in the past, reported ...

The US military killed a commander from the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan who also served as an al Qaeda facilitator in an airstrike in Afghanistan's eastern province of Paktika late last month. The strike took place in a district that is known to have served as an al Qaeda haven in the past.
Roshan Safi of the Afghanistan National Army this week visited checkpoints in Kabul to review biometric scanning procedures, general security ... Hashmatullah Muslim, Afghan National Police Unit 01 commander, visited Resolute Support Headquarters to discuss the security within the Green Zone. During ...
Commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan General John Nicholson made the remark Saturday while responding to recent Russian accusations ... their territory, again, we have driven their fighters out of parts of the country,” explained the general, who also commands NATO's Afghan military mission.
Army chiefs from at least four countries along with US commanders will meet Tuesday to discuss the fight against terrorism. ... The United States Central Command commander Joseph Votel, Commander Resolute Support Mission John Nicholson and Afghan Army Chief Mohammad Sharif Yaftali are also ...

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani says seven Afghan army officers, including two generals, have been dismissed for "professional negligence" during a recent deadly attack on a Kabul military base. Ghani announced the firings in a Twitter message on February 6, saying that all seven officers had been ...
The training exercise at Fort Polk, La., is preparing the 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade for a spring deployment to Afghanistan. ... Army Maj. Jason Moncuse sat at a table in a makeshift headquarters with an Afghan actor playing the role of a commander from that nation's army. Through a ...
26 (Xinhua) -- A total of 528 newly graduated officers including nine women commissioned to Afghan National Army (ANA) on Monday. The newly graduated officer after completion of a four-year military education in the country's prestigious military academy the Marshal Fahim National Defense University ...
The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations says that Afghanistan is getting closer to holding peace talks with the Taliban as a result of a new Afghan ... Haley said Afghanistan's leaders asked the UN Security Council members to support the peace process and military gains in Afghanistan by putting more ...
Brigadier Gerhard Wheeler CBE, one of the most senior officers in the country at the time, said that he and his family were now "more than deserving of a chance of a life in the UK". The Daily Mail reports a second senior officer added that Ricky had made a "direct and significant contribution to the success ...
But in his first year as commander in chief, Trump has largely discarded the non-interventionist campaign rhetoric, expanding the US military footprint ... And on that front, he has followed through, empowering military commanders on the ground to ramp up the fight against ISIS with increased airstrikes and ...
MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan — Taliban insurgents using sophisticated night vision and laser targeting equipment overran Afghan Army positions ... on an Afghan National Army post in the village of Gholam Sakhi, about three miles from Kunduz city, said Nangyalay, an Afghan police commander who ...
Votel, too, said he believes efforts are trending in the right direction, as Afghanistan's military replaces older commanders with younger officers. Recruitment is being maintained at a rapid pace. But as winter arrives, Votel said the Afghan army must stay on the offense and prepare for greater fighting when ...
Throw in various jocks, maestros, senior military officers, members of the professoriate and you end up with quite a list. Yet in virtually all such cases, the alleged transgressions were treated as instances of individual misconduct, egregious perhaps but possessing at best transitory political resonance.
Many of Dostum's former commanders, who were armed to fight the Taliban, are now joining both the Islamic State and the Taliban. ... Once the Taliban were ousted, his militias were integrated, much as they had been in the 1980s, into the army, or at least the Afghan Military Forces, which formalized ...
"Though training sessions have been held in the past to enhance the skills of officers in other areas, this is the first time lady Afghan officers are here for military training," said Captain Samriti, who is acting as an interpreter of Pashto, the official language of Afghanistan, and the coordinator of the programme ...

Lt. Obaidullah Haber, member of the 777 Special Mission Wing looks out from a Mi-17 helicopter during a training mission around Kabul, Afghanistan. ... More than 16 years into the Afghan war, the U.S. has already spent nearly $70 billion to build, train and equip the Afghan army and police, which still ...
The commander of the Taliban's "special forces" branch, known as the "Red Unit," was killed last week in Helmand province by Afghan forces, according to ... In this photograph taken on October 9, 2016, Afghan National Army commandos take position during a military operation in Helmand province.
As the insurgents have made inroads in eastern and northern Afghanistan — long the most important recruiting grounds for the army — they are directly threatening the military's ability to replenish its dwindling ranks. Interviews with residents and army recruitment officers across several provinces suggest ...
As the Army creates a new training brigade, military leaders like Colonel ... process for soldiers going to places like Afghanistan where they will train ... will train Afghan forces next year to battle Taliban and other insurgents. ... Jackson and other commanders, meanwhile, are picking the rest of the brigade.
Army veteran Patrick Nickle didn't have a story to tell. ... Nickle, a Cottage Grove police sergeant and commander of the ... He was stationed at Bagram Air Base, which was then the largest U.S. military facility in Afghanistan.
Most Recent American KIA In Afghanistan Reflects Military's Evolving Mission ... forces continue training and advising Afghan national army soldiers to ... enlisted in the Army in 2002 and served as a military police officer until ... John Nicholson, commander of U.S. Forces Afghanistan, said in a statement.
A high-ranking officer in the Canadian military, decorated by the Governor General for combat action in Afghanistan, is facing two charges of ...
Jeffery R. Nance of the Army, said during a hearing at Fort Bragg. ... they say the search had on the military's overall war effort in Afghanistan. ... some of Sergeant Allen's comrades were upset with the officers who ordered the operation. ... Afghan troops, he said in a sworn statement to Army investigators.
... and dispatched an investigating officer to the scene within 24 hours, military officials said. ... Neither the Army nor the military's Africa Command issued a ... Lawmakers have criticized top officers and Pentagon officials for offering a ... Yemen, Afghanistan, Iraq and Somalia, as well as the one that killed bin ...
The U.S. military has said six other crew members aboard the helicopter were injured in the crash. The Defense Department has provided no ...
The Army warrant officer who died after a helicopter crashed in Afghanistan was a decorated veteran of numerous military tours who was born ... Philip Ryan, commander of the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment or ...
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was held captive by the Taliban for half a decade after abandoning his Afghanistan post, ... his post to find a more senior officer to complain about things that he felt were not being done properly in his unit. ... quite simply it means a military commander can't influence or even ...
A pre-dawn Taliban attack in northern Afghanistan has killed at least 13 government forces. ... One officer managed to escape, and the assailants took away weapons, ... 17 Afghan police personnel, including their commander, and left an ... military base in southern Kandahar province, killing 43 officers and ...
French and U.S. Army soldiers bed down during a field training ... In Africa, a field grade Special Forces officer who also served in both ... spent their entire military career fighting in Afghanistan, the adjustment to Africa can be jarring. ... “That concerned me the entire time I was commander there — that any ...
Air National Guard joins New Zealand's largest military exercise ... Kiwi troops have participated in operations in Iraq and Afghanistan and are deployed ... The new defense minister, Ron Mark, is a former Army officer and a member of ... Tim Gall, commander of Joint Forces New Zealand, said in a statement ...
830 newly graduated Afghan commandos commissioned to army ... to Afghan National Army (ANA) on Wednesday, a military official said. "Today 830 commando soldiers and officers after completion of a ... forces of Afghanistan to bolster the war against increasing militancy in the militancy-plagued country.
A retired Navy SEAL wounded in the search for U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, who walked away from his post in Afghanistan in 2009, testified ... As commander in chief, he is the superior officer of all the military officials ...
Afghan Army soldiers in 2013. The C.I.A. is expanding its covert operations in Afghanistan, sending ... experienced officers and contractors to fight alongside Afghan forces. ... Former agency officials assert that the military, with its vast .... war there,” said Ken Stiles, a former agency counterterrorism officer.
... suicide attack which killed 15 army officers at Afghan military academy ... Fahim National Defence University, killing 15 officers and wounding ...
Dozens Of Soldiers Killed In Taliban Attack On Afghan Army Camp ... Elsewhere in Afghanistan, six police officers were killed in an ambush in ...
He has spent more time in Afghanistan, in various jobs, than any other ... Just eight months ago, Nicholson told Congress that the Afghan fight was at a stalemate. ... In fact, the U.S. Army's own counterinsurgency manual says: "The issue of ... But some military officers and regional experts in Washington ...
Washington (CNN) Afghan forces, with support from the US, targeted and killed one of the highest-level al Qaeda commanders inside Afghanistan since the 9/11 attacks, ... The US military was allowed to strike ISIS and al Qaeda, but could only target the Taliban under certain specific circumstances.
In an attempt to further burnish India's credentials in Kabul, NDTV has reported that the Indian Army will train a select group of 17 Afghan women military personnel at the reputed Officers Training Academy in Chennai. This is the first time the Indian military is training women officers from Afghanistan.
NEW DELHI: For the first time, a group of 20 women army and air force officers from Afghanistan will be trained at the Officers' Training Academy in Chennai. ... Afghan media quoted the Indian Embassy in Kabul as saying, "For the first time, a batch of 20 Lady officers from the Afghan Army and Afghan Air ...
Afghan National Army (ANA) officers take part in a training exercise at the Kabul Military Training Center (KMTC) in Kabul, Afghanistan October ...
Afghan Army base in Maiwand, Kandahar province in the middle of the night ... "Taliban fighters killed nine police officers late Wednesday in the ... John Nicholson, the top commander of U.S. Forces in Afghanistan, "more ...
Bajwa offered to form a Pakistan and Afghan army working group to jointly work ... The meeting was attended by senior military leadership of member ... the commander of US Forces and NATO in Afghanistan, told TOLOnews ...
MTV invited transgender members of the U.S. military to Sunday's (Aug. ... He is married to former Army Corporal Laila Villanueva Ireland. ... in 2009 as a military intelligence officer, and deployed to Afghanistan with the 4th ... 1 out of 11 intelligence officers. ... Brynn Tannehill, Former Navy Lt. Commander.
Interview: Top U.S. Army Commander In Afghanistan Discusses New South Asia ... He asked the countries in the region to "support the Afghan ...
John W. Nicholson, the top American commander in Afghanistan, said ... At a news conference in the Afghan capital, the military commander for ... they also acknowledge a long road ahead for army and police forces that have ...
The three officers attended the launch of the Afghan Army's new ... the U.S. military expects its mission to continue, the top U.S. commander in ...
Pakistan's military says an army major and three other officers have been killed in a shootout with militants in the country's tribal region bordering Afghanistan. ... It said the slain officers included an intelligence officer.
TAIWARA, Afghanistan — Before the Taliban briefly overran the Taiwara ... United States military data shows that the Afghan government ... But at least the roughly 2,700 police and Army officers were able to move ... One commando hid in the trees for three days, until the district was retaken, the officer said.


 

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