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.
New Hampshire military officials say an Army officer from Milford has died at a Virginia military base.
Hingham Police Officer John Marquardt earned a Purple Heart and a Medal of Valor during his deployment.
The U.S. Army’s Criminal Investigation Command is probing an allegation of rape against Joseph Carter, the highest ranking officer in the Massachusetts National Guard.
Senator Scott Brown requested the move and is now working in a major position at the National Guard’s Pentagon office.
Army Sgt. Brent McBride claims he killed his roommate, Sgt. Matthew Gallagher, in a shooting game called quick draw in Iraq.
Fourteen members of the 428th Engineer Detachment will work on improving the infrastructure in Afghanistan over the next year.
The Department of Defense says a soldier with ties to New Hampshire has died in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan.
A local Army colonel who has been flying Blackhawk helicopters since 1985 said the Navy Seals who killed Osama bin Laden faced a difficult mission.
Nearly 70 years after he was killed in action in the Pacific Ocean, a World War II veteran from Lowell will finally be laid to rest this weekend.