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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.
  • Show Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl mercy, not a court-martial

    Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is known to most Americans. He wandered off a remote Army outpost in eastern Afghanistan in 2009 and was taken prisoner by the Taliban. After five years of torture and privation, he was released in exchange for five Guantanamo...

    4 Afghan men sentenced to death over horrifying mob killing

    Four Afghan men were sentenced Wednesday to death by hanging over the filmed mob killing in downtown Kabul of a young woman falsely accused of burning the Quran, a case that horrified the country and showed the dangers women face in the conservative...

    5 Things to Know About Gen. Joseph Dunford

    President Barack Obama nominated Marine Commandant Gen. Joseph Dunford on Tuesday to be chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the top U.S. military position, replacing Army Gen. Martin Dempsey. Five things to know about Dunford: ___ FOLLOWING IN DAD'S...

    Obama chooses Marine general as Joint Chiefs chairman

    President Barack Obama tapped a highly respected combat commander as his next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Tuesday, signaling that the battles against al-Qaida and Islamic State militants threatening the Middle East and the West remain top...