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Afghanistan

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  • Vehicle Purchased From Soldier Abroad

    Vehicle Purchased From Soldier Abroad
    Far from home while deployed in the army in Afghanistan, Wesley McCracken was nevertheless able to prepare for his return home while still abroad.
  • Congresswoman proposes naming post office for fallen soldier

    A northern Indiana congresswoman has proposed naming a post office in Elkhart after an Army soldier killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan in 2013. U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski has introduced legislation in Congress to rename the building in honor of...

    Military contractor gets 1 year sentence in Afghan air base thefts

    Military contractor gets 1 year sentence in Afghan air base thefts
    A Naperville man who worked as a military contractor in Afghanistan was sentenced to a year in prison Thursday for stealing more than $330,000 worth of high-end computer equipment from the air base where he was stationed. Timothy Maurer, 51, had faced...

    Army sergeant sentenced in 2013 Afghan fuel bribery scheme

    Federal prosecutors in Georgia say an Army sergeant has been sentenced in a bribery scheme that involved Afghan truckers reselling military fuel on the black market. Prosecutors say 41-year-old James Edward Norris of Fort Irwin, California, was sentenced...

    Military vets find new mission: stopping child predators

    Military vets find new mission: stopping child predators
    Fresh from the battlefields of Afghanistan, three former soldiers from South Florida who once targeted Taliban fighters are learning computer forensic skills to help law enforcement agencies track down pedophiles and sex traffickers. To these cyber...