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Memorial Day has deeper significance for survivor of deadly attack in Afghanistan

Delaware State News - ‎vor 7 Stunden‎
Six members of his team died when a suicide bomber rode an explosives-laden motorcycle into his joint NATO-Afghan patrol near Bagram Air Base, outside Kabul. It was the deadliest day for American troops in Afghanistan since May 2013. On May 23 ...
Echtzeit-Berichte

Army Rangers Release Memorial Day Song From Afghanistan

WTVQ - ‎vor 8 Stunden‎
... the pair encourages Americans to enjoy the weekend and celebrate the individuals who sacrificed for the country. They would also probably encourage everyone to sing along to “I'm Gonna Miss You.

EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS! Jerrod Niemann on Tour with the USO!

Country Fancast - ‎27.05.2016‎
photo: Mike CliftonMay 19, 2016-Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan-For the first time in its 75-year history, the USO has joined forces with the Chief of the National Guard and will soon send out a variety-style USO entertainment tour abroad.

Take a moment this weekend to do something to remember those who served: Weinberg

Press of Atlantic City - ‎vor 12 Stunden‎
With the team's radio not working, Murphy stepped into a clearing - exposing himself to enemy gunfire in the process - with a satellite phone to make a call to Bagram Airfield. According to Luttrell's book, Murphy dropped the phone after being shot ...
Echtzeit-Berichte

Analysis: Raqqa, Fallujah Operations; US Agreement with ISIS Terrorists

Ahlul Bayt News Agency (press release) - ‎vor 3 Stunden‎
Earlier, the US had made agreement with the Afghan government to station on standby 16,000 US combat forces in such military bases as Bagram Airfield. The same scenario is being followed in Syria and Iraq. If the US manages to set up operational ...
Echtzeit-Berichte

Were US forces tricked into destroying a Doctors Without Borders hospital?

Irish Examiner - ‎27.05.2016‎
At 2.19 am, he spoke to an officer at the Army Special Forces headquarters at Bagram Air Base, who said he would investigate.
Echtzeit-Berichte

John Pilger: Silencing the United States as It Prepares for War

teleSUR English - ‎27.05.2016‎
For them, the greatest military build-up on the borders of Russia since World War Two has not happened. On May 11, Romania went “live” with a Nato “missile defence” base that aims its first-strike American missiles at the heart of Russia, the world's ...
Echtzeit-Berichte

Suicide bomber attacks military convoy in Afghanistan, no US troops hurt

Fox News - ‎21.05.2016‎
The attack occurred four miles outside Bagram Air Base in northern Afghanistan, where the majority of US forces are based. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.

Saving 6-Year-Old Ameera, Shot In An Afghan Firefight

NPR - ‎24.05.2016‎
With American troops mostly focused on training Afghan soldiers, the hospital on the sprawling Bagram Airfield doesn't have many combat trauma cases anymore.

How This Marathon-Running Veteran Who Lost Both Legs Found His Footing After Afghanistan

Huffington Post - ‎27.05.2016‎
He'd lost a lot of blood. He woke up in the Bagram Airfield hospital and from there was shipped to Germany for a 24-hour emergency surgery.

Navy SEAL killed by Taliban fighters in Afghanistan

The San Diego Union-Tribune - ‎26.05.2016‎
In June 2005, Lt. Michael Murphy and three fellow Navy SEALs were on a mission in the mountains of Afghanistan when they became pinned down by a swarm of enemy fighters.

Edison to Host 54th Annual Memorial Day Parade on Sunday

TAPinto.net - ‎25.05.2016‎
During his various deployments, Tingle has served at Shaikh Isa Air Base in Bahrain in Bahrain; Seeb North Air Base in Oman, Bagram Air Base and Kandahar Air Field, both in Afghanistan; and most recently at Al Jaber Air Base, Kuwait. For more ...

NYPD Detective Lemm Remembered at Memorial Mass in Iowa

Catholic New York - ‎27.05.2016‎
21, 2015, when a suicide bomber on a motorcycle targeted his unit while they were patrolling a village near Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. Lemm and five other military personnel - Staff Sgt. Peter Taub, USAF Maj. Adrianna Vorderbruggen, Staff Sgt ...

Remembering first Calvert soldier killed in Afghanistan

So Md News (subscription) - ‎26.05.2016‎
30, 2003, when a Black Hawk helicopter he was in crashed outside Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan. Army officials told the family it was an accident during a routine training exercise and that all four men on board were killed instantly, according to The ...
Echtzeit-Berichte

Army announces Afghanistan deployment for 500 soldiers

ArmyTimes.com - ‎26.05.2016‎
About 500 soldiers from the 3rd Cavalry Regiment will deploy to Afghanistan later this summer, officials announced. The soldiers from 2nd Squadron, 3rd Cavalry Regiment, stationed at Fort Hood, Texas, are scheduled to deploy in the August or September ...

KBR Kicks off Legal Salvo in Afghani Tax Dispute

O'Dwyer's PR News - ‎26.05.2016‎
KBR, which built the U.S. embassy in Kabul (allegedly for a U.S. State Department contract valued at $100 million) and also established base camps in Kandahar and at Bagram Air Base, made headlines in 2008 when it was reported that the company ...

Home Lead story Shot in an Afghan firefight, 6 year-old Ameera is saved by American...

http://www.newsgram.com/ - ‎26.05.2016‎
The hospital on the sprawling Bagram Airfield does not many trauma cases these days expect one. In a firefight between American and Afghan soldiers and Taliban insurgents, a 6 year-old was shot.

Taking charge over Nevada's Guard

Nevada Appeal - ‎26.05.2016‎
George S. Patton, a voracious reader on world and military history, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval has immersed himself into books revealing the accounts of brave soldiers or sailors serving their country from the early days of American independence ...

Letter: Memorial Day – some give all

Asheville Citizen-Times - ‎27.05.2016‎
At one time Bagram, Afghanistan had, perhaps, the busiest military airfield in the world. Day and night sounds of screaming jets mixed with helicopter blades whipping the air. At precisely 4 p.m. Sunday March 20, 2011, the airfield was silent. Aircraft ...

Mark McCarter: Here are names of Alabamians who, in the service of our country, were killed since last Memorial Day

Anniston Star - ‎26.05.2016‎
... at Bagram Airbase in Afghanistan. She was a property disposal specialist with the Defense Logistics Agency of Anniston and it was her second overseas deployment.
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