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Kyrgyzstan

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  • Surprise homecoming reunites family

    Surprise homecoming reunites family
    It appeared to be a typical Thursday for Theresa Byrne.
  • Witnesses in Kyrgyzstan say U.S. military plane broke apart midair

    Witnesses say a U.S. tanker airplane that crashed Friday in northern Kyrgyzstan caught fire and broke apart in the air, according to local officials. Emergency response crews were dispatched to the scene, but the fate of the crew was not immediately...

    Plane from McConnell AFB crashes in Kyrgyzstan

    Plane from McConnell AFB crashes in Kyrgyzstan
    BISHKEK (Reuters) - A U.S. military refueling plane on its way to Afghanistan exploded in mid air and crashed in Kyrgyzstan on Friday when its cargo of fuel ignited, the Central Asian country's Emergencies Ministry said. The aircraft took off from the U....

    After a deployment, a Marine meets his match

    After a deployment, a Marine meets his match
    It wasn't until my husband held our son Aaron for the first time that I realized I'd been holding my breath — for months. In August, Judah had hugged me, 20-something-weeks' pregnant, and our 3-year-old goodbye before leaving for a tour in...

    Panetta visits Afghainstan in wake of shooting rampage

     
    REPORTING FROM CAMP BASTION, AFGHANISTAN -- Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta arrived in southern Afghanistan on Wednesday in the aftermath of a shooting rampage blamed on an American soldier that has shaken the U.S-led war effort. Panetta's long-...