Two airmen from Nellis Air Force Base and two others from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Arizona were killed when their helicopter crashed Wednesday in Afghanistan’s volatile Helmand province. Three other Nellis airmen were wounded.
KABUL, Afghanistan — U.S. military investigators found that “inaccurate and unprofessional” reporting by a Nevada-based Air Force Predator drone crew was responsible for a missile strike that killed 23 Afghan civilians in February, according to a report released Saturday.
“I searched his hands. Empty. Then his magazine rig. The only sound you could hear was that of his cell phone ringing in his pocket.”
BAGHDAD — At a palace on an artificial lake, Maj. Gen. Joseph Anderson works on the intricacies of the U.S. withdrawal from Iraq seven years after he came in commanding troops at the start of the war that toppled the palace’s former owner.
An American soldier lay in his Afghanistan hospital bed, recovering from a gunshot wound near his knee sustained earlier that July morning. Another bullet had entered near his stomach and exited through his side.
They came home proud of what they did in Afghanistan. Some were banged up.
As soon as Lt. Col. Scott Cunningham shouted “Dismissed!” 250 Nevada Army National Guard soldiers broke formation Monday and rushed to the outstretched arms of their loved ones.
WASHINGTON — Rep. Dina Titus says she has a “better appreciation” of the U.S. military effort in Afghanistan after visiting there last weekend to learn more about the war.
David Ellis, a Las Vegas soldier serving in Afghanistan, started the new year off right.