Stories tagged: soldiers
Tue., Nov. 27, 2018
A roadside bomb killed three American soldiers in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, the U.S. military said, in what appeared to be the deadliest attack on U.S. forces in Afghanistan in …
Sun., May 27, 2018
William Roy Dover’s memory of the World War II battle is as sharp as it was 75 years ago, even though it’s been long forgotten by most everyone else.
Fri., Dec. 8, 2017
More than 3,100 donated items of business clothing for men and women were available Friday during the Suits for Soldiers event. That’s four times the donations received in 2016, when …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 17, 2017
President Donald Trump has pulled bereaved military families into a painful political fight of his own making, going so far Tuesday as to cite the death of his chief of …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 31, 2017
Two LGBT-rights organizations asked a federal judge in Washington on Thursday to bar President Donald Trump from changing the government’s policy on military service by transgender people.
Wed., Aug. 30, 2017
More than $1 million in weapons parts and sensitive military equipment was stolen out of Fort Campbell, Kentucky, and sold in a vast black market, some of it to foreign …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 28, 2017
President Donald Trump was sued again over his plan to ban transgender Americans from serving in the military, setting the stage for another bruising court battle about a directive from …
Wed., Aug. 9, 2017
French police shot and arrested a man suspected of slamming a BMW into soldiers in a Paris suburb on Wednesday, injuring six of them in what appeared to be a …
Wed., July 26, 2017
Around 10 military personnel were killed and a similar number of geological surveyors were missing after Boko Haram extremists attacked an oil convoy in northern Nigeria, authorities said Wednesday. A …
Wed., May 24, 2017
Idaho is trying to identify all the monuments and memorials to the military and veterans in the state.
Tue., March 7, 2017
Police in southeast Georgia are investigating after two soldiers were found dead in an apartment outside Fort Stewart.
Sun., March 5, 2017
After a ceremony this summer, Lt. Col. Khallid Shabazz will become the first Muslim division-level chaplain in the history of the U.S. military – a Muslim spiritual leader for more …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 3, 2017
A number of Montana soldiers are preparing to deploy to southwest Asia.
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016
A small group of militants armed with guns and suicide jackets attacked a mosque at an army facility in northwest Pakistan on Saturday, triggering a shootout in which four insurgents …
Mon., Nov. 14, 2016
The Department of Defense says two soldiers died Saturday from injuries inflicted by an improvised explosive device in Bagram, Afghanistan.
Fri., Nov. 4, 2016
Three U.S. military members were killed in a shooting outside a military base in southern Jordan on Friday, U.S. officials said.
Sat., Aug. 20, 2016
One soldier’s last shot is a long one, as his lawyers urge the Supreme Court to hear a rare military court challenge.
Mon., Jan. 18, 2016
Using brain scans from dozens of former soldiers, plus similar research in mice, scientists at the University of Washington and the Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System have identified …
Tue., Nov. 13, 2012
A Spokane soldier died Monday in Afghanistan of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with indirect fire, the Department of Defense said.
Wed., Aug. 29, 2012
In recent weeks, the 2,000th American soldier died in Afghanistan. And Michael Baumgartner used one expletive.
Thu., July 5, 2012
BOISE – A 24-year-old soldier from southeastern Idaho died Tuesday in Afghanistan when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire. Pfc. Cody O. Moosman, of Preston, died in …
Thu., March 29, 2012
WASHINGTON – Nearly 300 patients of Madigan Army Medical Center near Tacoma will be re-examined for post-traumatic stress disorder because of concerns that their diagnoses may have been influenced by …
Thu., Sept. 1, 2011
WASHINGTON – Eighteen months after they have returned from a war zone, soldiers bear an unmistakable sign of emotional trauma deep inside their brains. But in most, a key node …
Wed., Aug. 17, 2011
Since the first of July, five soldiers from Joint Base Lewis-McChord have died in apparent suicides, part of an Army-wide upsurge in such deaths despite stepped-up prevention efforts.
Sat., Aug. 6, 2011
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A military helicopter crashed in eastern Afghanistan, killing 31 U.S. special operation troops and seven Afghan commandos, the country’s president said Saturday. An American official said …
Sun., July 17, 2011
Two pairs of boots, two rifles, two helmets and two sets of dog tags were displayed on stage as a community mourned the loss of two young soldiers Saturday afternoon. …
Sun., July 10, 2011
On July 5, Army Spc. Nathan R. Beyers wrote on Facebook that a soldier has only one wish: “To come home safe.” Two days later, Beyers and Army Spc. Nicholas …
Mon., June 27, 2011
JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. – Officials at Joint Base Lewis-McChord believe they’re making progress against the stigma that keeps some soldiers from getting help for mental health issues. More soldiers …
Tue., Nov. 17, 2009
Soldier suicides this year are almost sure to top last year’s, but a recent decline in the pace of such deaths could mean the Army is making progress in stemming …
Fri., Oct. 30, 2009
A decorated Spokane soldier was among the seven U.S. servicemen killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan this week, the Department of Defense announced Thursday.