With the situation getting worse on the ground Obama has ended the surge just in time for the election in November. Taliban and related attacks against NATO powers were approximately 2,700 in August of 2009 when Obama made his contrary-to-campaign promised-move to step up the nation’s military assistance in Afghanistan. Three years later, in August of 2012, there were more attacks – nearly 3,000.
The Scott F. Milley Foundation is hosting a cruise from Boston Harbor to Provincetown on Thursday with all proceeds going to help wounded American soldiers.
Our economy is on a slow recovery – slower than anyone wants. But the lack of serious discussion about national security and the world we live in is troubling.
A Massachusetts soldier was killed in Afghanistan on Thursday.
Mitt Romney insulted Britain’s preparations for the Olympics and inspired quotes like “apparently devoid of charm, warmth, humor or sincerity” and “worse than Sarah Palin” before cashing campaign checks from bankers and lobbyists who are at the center of the Libor scandal.
A Bridgewater bridge was dedicated to the memory of a U.S. Marine killed in Afghanistan.
A Massachusetts veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan has filed a civil rights lawsuit against an anti-war activist who declined to rent him an apartment.
First Lieutenant Scott Milley was killed when his patrol came under fire in Afghanistan in 2010.
Hingham Police Officer John Marquardt earned a Purple Heart and a Medal of Valor during his deployment.
Could it be that a much larger re-direction of resources from Afghanistan to here would really help get a renewal off the ground?