Afghanistan

Three American soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan (CNN) – The U.S. Military is identifying three soldiers killed in an attack in Afghanistan. Corporal Dillon Baldridge, 22, of Youngsville, North Carolina; Sergeant Eric Houck, 25, of Baltimore, Maryland; and Sergeant William Bays, 29, of Barstow, California. All …

Explosion in Afghanistan kills dozens

Kabul, Afghanistan – At least 80 people were killed and more than 300 wounded after a suicide bomb was detonated in Afghanistan’s capitol city early Wednesday, officials said. The bomb hidden inside a sewage truck was triggered at a time when Kabul’s …

Pentagon: Bonuses won’t be taken

(NBC News) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter has told the Pentagon to stop trying to recover questionable bonuses paid to National Guard members who accepted the money for reenlisting and fighting in Iraq or Afghanistan. Carter’s decision follows a Los Angeles Times …

Dallas sniper identified

Dallas, Tex. (NBC News) — A senior law enforcement official has identified the gunman killed an ambush style shooting targeting Dallas police officers Thursday as 25-year-old Micah Xavier Johnson. The U.S. Army has confirmed Johnson served in the Army Reserves and received …

Afghan hospital bombing a “mistake”

(NBC) A Pentagon investigation finds the U.S. air attack on a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan last October resulted from a deadly collection of human and technical errors. The investigation concluded that it was a tragedy that could have been prevented, …
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