As Cranford Glimp’s funeral procession wound its way through the musty streets of Plattsburgh, N.Y., in June 1973, a small boy gazed at the burnished casket and the three mourners trudging after it and asked his father, “Papa, who is in that box?” The answer was not long in coming.
•SERGEANT JOEY BOZIK What’s Fair Got to Do with It? Weeks after an anititank mine ripped his body apart, Sergeant Joey Bozik, 26, emerged from a coma to find himself surrounded by relatives and friends at Walter Reed Army Medical Center
“Things have gotten a bit hairy,” admitted British Lieut.
The most dangerous threat for U.S. troops in Afghanistan has come from roadside bombs — often referred to as IEDs, short for improvised explosive devices.
Four U.S. service members died in a roadside bombing attack, and two civilians were killed in crossfire during a military operation, military authorities in Afghanistan said Friday
Richard Strandlof said he survived the 9/11 attacks on the Pentagon.
Support for the war in Afghanistan is at an all-time low, according to a new national poll. A CNN/Opinion Research Corp.
At least 16 people were killed, including international soldiers, and 55 were wounded when a car bomb rocked parts of Afghanistan’s capital Thursday, authorities said. At least six Italian soldiers were killed and four others were wounded in the blast, Ignazio La Russa, Italy’s defense minister said
Five U.S. service members were killed Saturday in two bombing attacks in Afghanistan, military officials said
Defense Secretary Robert Gates is expected to approve sending thousands of additional forces to Afghanistan to deal with the growing threat from roadside bombs, Pentagon spokesman Geoff Morrell said Friday. Over the past two weeks, Gates has concluded that there are not enough forces or equipment in Afghanistan to protect U.S