Reporters covering the bloody battles for Hills 881 near the Viet Nam Demilitarized Zone got little cooperation from the Marines.
Waiting for the Thrust Khe Sanh, the imperiled northern position where some 6,000 U.S. Marines are surrounded by 40,000 NVA regulars, waited wearily through another week for what General Westmoreland still believes will be the largest battle of the war
THE WAR Wincing in the unaccustomed sun light, U.S.
The Pentagon on Tuesday identified four U.S. Marines who died in one of two helicopter collisions Monday in Afghanistan
Richard Strandlof said he survived the 9/11 attacks on the Pentagon.
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The headquarters of the International Security Assistance Force in Kabul looks more like a college campus than the nerve center of a military operation involving more than 90,000 troops from 41 countries, its staff officers roaming the halls in each nation’s distinct patterns of camouflage. On July 3, on a wooden deck at the back of his office in the compound, shaded by trees and a garden umbrella, U.S. Army General Stanley McChrystal, who recently became ISAF’s commander, and that of U.S
A military helicopter crashed Friday in northwestern Pakistan, killing at least 26 security personnel on board, the Pakistani military said. A Marine source described the fighting Thursday evening as “our most significant encounter.” Sporadic fighting took place over several hours in the southeastern sector of Garmser district, said Pelletier, spokesman for the Marine Expeditionary Brigade-Afghanistan. Helmand province, a poppy-growing region, is the focus of the military push called Operation Khanjar.
U.S. troops have launched a "major operation" against Taliban fighters in southern Afghanistan, U.S.