Defense Secretary Carter Makes Surprise Visit to Afghanistan
It is Carter's last planned trip to Afghanistan before handing off his Defense Department responsibilities to his designated successor, retired Marine Gen. James Mattis.
Attack in Afghanistan Killed Illinois Solider, Oklahoma Man
Army Sgt. Douglas J. Riney, 26, of Fairview, Illinois, and Michael G. Sauro, 40, of McAlester, Oklahoma, died Thursday in Kabul of wounds received from encountering hostile enemy forces, the military said in a statement.
US Service Member Killed in Afghanistan
A U.S. military service member was killed in eastern Afghanistan today during a joint U.S.-Afghan counter-terrorism operation targeting ISIS in Afghanistan.
Afghanistan Rescue Mission in August Did Not Find Hostages
And the Pentagon has confirmed an unsuccessful attempt to rescue two hostages in Afghanistan. US special forces tried to save two professors one American and one Australian abducted from the American university in Kabul last month. Officials say the hostages were not founded the targeted location
Series of Attacks Leaves Kabul in Shock
Afghan security forces ended a 10-hour siege on Tuesday, killing three attackers and rescuing 42 civilians -- including 10 foreign nationals -- at the offices of CARE International in Kabul.
American University in Kabul Attacked
Militants stormed the university, killing at least 12 people and injuring more than 20.
American University in Kabul Attacked by Gunmen
The U.S. State Department is warning American citizens in Afghanistan to stay out of the area as police search for the attackers.
Soldier Killed in Afghanistan Blast Was Army Green Beret
The Pentagon tonight identifying the American soldier killed in Afghanistan we reported on last night here staff Sargent Matthew Thompson of green beret from Irvine California. Died in a roadside bomb attack. He was advising Afghan forces on patrol in Helmand Province. They are currently about 9800
American University Under Attack in Kabul
We're following some breaking news right now there is an ongoing militant attack on the campus of the American university in Afghanistan. Security forces are on the scene this is in Kabul right now police believe. Here's one a Salant witnesses say they heard automatic gunfire and explosions and
US Service Member Killed by IED in Afghanistan
Overseas this evening the Pentagon confirming an American service member has been killed in Afghanistan. Military officials say he died when a roadside bomb exploded Helmand Province another American in six Afghan troops were wounded. This is the first US combat casualty in Afghanistan since