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U.S. Suffers Heavy Losses In Afghanistan Attack

Updated: 01/14/2010 - KABUL, Afghanistan (CNN) — Eight American troops and two members of the Afghan National Security Force were killed Saturday in a battle with militants in eastern Afghanistan, officials said.

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5 U.S. Troops Killed In Afghanistan

Posted: 10/03/2009 - KABUL, Afghanistan (CNN) — Five U.S. service members were killed “as a result of enemy activity” in Afghanistan, NATO’s International Security Assistance Force said Saturday.

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Kansas Guard Opens A New Trainng Facility

Updated: 10/02/2009 - Kansas officials held ribbon cutting ceremonies today for Crisis City and the new Kansas Air Guard facility in Salina at the Great Plains Joint Training Center.

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Pressure Increases On Obama Over Afghanistan

Posted: 09/30/2009 - WASHINGTON (CNN) -- President Obama is under increasing pressure to decide whether the United States will commit more troops and resources to the conflict in Afghanistan.

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Sources: 4 Killed In Pakistan Drone Strike

Posted: 09/30/2009 - Four suspected militants were killed Wednesday when a suspected U.S. drone fired missiles at two vehicles in Pakistan’s northwest tribal region, officials said.

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New Scam Targets Vets

Posted: 09/28/2009 - VA Undersecretary of Health Gerald Cross says the VA is not updating its process for dispensing prescription medicines and calls it an inexcusable scam that dishonors the veterans service.

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Class In A Chopper

Posted: 09/27/2009 - Ft. Riley student soldiers traded in their textbooks, pens and paper for heavy jackets, helmets and harnesses.

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U.S. Seeing More Female Homeless Veterans

Posted: 09/25/2009 - When Iraq war veteran Angela Peacock is in the shower, she sometimes closes her eyes and can't help reliving the day in Baghdad in 2003 that pushed her closer to the edge.

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Army Dad, Son Take On Taliban; Mom Worries

Posted: 09/24/2009 - FORT BRAGG, North Carolina (CNN) -- Marylisa Miller has spent much of her two decades as an Army wife bracing for the worst. But now the pressure is higher, as both her husband and their 20-year-old son are serving together in Afghanistan.

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Fort Riley Prepares For the Worst

Posted: 09/24/2009 - Irwin Army Community Hospital prepared for disaster and emergency situations in a “Mass Casualty” exercise Thursday. The hospital’s simulation included a mix of trauma and casualties from nuclear, chemical, biological and explosive scenarios.

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Is There A 'Plan B' For U.S. Efforts In Afghanistan?

Posted: 09/23/2009 - In a sign that President Obama is facing growing skepticism within his own party on Afghanistan, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said Tuesday that the U.S. commander in Afghanistan should brief Congress on his recommendations for revising U.S. military strategy.

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Fallen Soldier Laid To Rest

Posted: 09/22/2009 - Mourners packed an Arkansas City auditorium to say a final goodbye to Sgt. Tyler Juden.

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'Daggers' Welcomed Home With Open Arms

Posted: 09/22/2009 - Soldiers from the 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, were greeted by cheering crowds, waving flags and snapping pictures, as they entered the Redeployment Center after a 12 month tour of duty in Iraq.

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