Mattis To Decide Soon On Troop Levels In AfghanistanU.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said he plans to make some decisions soon on whether to recommend an increase in the number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan and whether the totals should be based on military requirements rather than pre-set limits.
Md. Lowering Flags to Honor Takoma Park SoldierFlags in Maryland are being lowered to honor a soldier who died of injuries sustained in an explosion in Afghanistan.
Soldier from Maryland Killed On Patrol In AfghanistanThe Pentagon says a soldier from Maryland was killed after being hit by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan while on patrol with Afghan forces in a northeastern province bordering Pakistan.
American Servicemember Killed In AfghanistanThe first American combat casualty since January was killed by an IED in Afghanistan’s Helmand province on Tuesday.
Soldier From Md. To Be Buried At Arlington National CemeteryA soldier from Wicomico County who was killed in Afghanistan will be laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery.
Bringing Home Military War Dogs A Priority For Nonprofit GroupAn effort is underway to bring home some of the most dedicated heroes in the U.S. military.
Md. Troops Headed To Afghanistan For 1-Year DeploymentIn May, President Obama announced a plan to get most U.S. combat forces out of Afghanistan by 2015. But support troops are still going in, including a unit with the Maryland National Guard.
Marine Who Dived On A Grenade To Save A Soldier Receives Medal Of HonorHonoring a soldier's bravery. President Barack Obama presents the Medal of Honor to an Iraq and Afghanistan war veteran who nearly died saving a fellow Marine.
Bergdahl's Release Has Politicians Divided On Capitol HillThe wait is over. After five years, Bowe Bergdahl--an American soldier held in captivity by the Taliban--is returning home to the United States. But his welcome home comes with mixed feelings.
Baltimore Soldier Claims Bowe Bergdahl Is A Traitor And A DeserterThere's growing anger over the controversial exchange of an American prisoner of war in Afghanistan for five Taliban militants. The harshest criticism is coming from fellow soldiers who served alongside the man they call a deserter.
Ruppersberger Calls Taliban Prisoner Exchange 'A Dangerous Precedent'An American soldier is released in a prisoner exchange with the Taliban. The U.S. government is under fire for how they got his freedom.
Family Of Kidnapped American Asks U.S. To Do MoreRelatives of kidnapped American development expert Warren Weinstein are celebrating the release of U.S. soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan and asking the government to work harder to secure Weinstein's release.