Afghan National Army News
Afghan, US Special Forces Free 40 From Taliban Prison in Overnight Helicopter Assault
Afghan and U.S. special forces freed 40 Afghan security personnel from a Taliban prison overnight in a joint mission. The Afghan Special Security Forces’ ground element, along with the Special Mission Wing, conducted a helicopter assault mission in Helmand Province in southern Afghanistan Thursday
US Service Member Killed in Afghanistan Shooting
U.S. officials confirm that a U.S. service member was killed in a shooting incident in Jalalabad, Afghanistan , that left seven others wounded. Initial indications are that the shooting may have involved a member of the Afghan Security Forces. A statement released by the military coalition in
Afghan Forces Lose Track of Deadly Weapons, Report Says
By STEPHANIE LOPEZ The Afghan armed forces are not keeping proper track of the hundreds of thousands of weapons given to them by the U.S. military, prompting fears U.S.-supplied arms could be falling into the hands of insurgents, a new U.S. government report says. The...
Top 6 Ways to Burn Taxpayers' Millions in Afghanistan
Stream of Inspector General Documents in 2013 Describe Projects Failed, Failing, Useless or Delayed
Taxpayers' $230M in Spare Parts 'Unaccounted For' in Afghanistan: Report
NATO and Afghan security forces in 2012 were unable to account for nearly a quarter billion dollars-worth of spare vehicle parts bought by U.S. taxpayers for the Afghan military, according to a new government watchdog report. The audit report, released Wednesday by the Special Inspector...
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's Afghan Visit Met by Suicide Attacks
First Attack Happened Outside the Gate to the Afghan Ministry of Defense Headquarters
Under US Watch: What Really Happened in Wardak?
Villagers Accuse Shadowy Afghan Irregular Forces of Misconduct, US Sees No Evidence
Suicide Bomber Kills 3 Outside Kandahar Air Field After Panetta Visit
A suicide bomber struck today outside an air base in Kandahar, Afghanistan, just hours after U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta had left the area, Afghan officials said. "Insurgents detonated a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device" and Coalition Forces are on the scene assessing the
2,000th US Military Fatality in Afghanistan Was Soldier From New York
A U.S. Army soldier from upstate New York is the 2,000th American military fatality from the war in Afghanistan. On Thursday, the Pentagon released the casualty report for Army Sergeant First Class Daniel Metcalfe, 29, from Liverpool, N.Y., who was killed Saturday. Metcalfe was serving with ...
Firsthand Account of Afghan Insider Attacks as War Reaches 2,000 Dead
ABC News’ Mike Boettcher reports from Kunar province, Afghanistan: The war in Afghanistan — the nation’s longest — has now reached a grim milestone: 2,000 Americans killed in the country. The 2,000th death — suspected to be an insider attack by Afghan forces, or “green...