About 4,000 More US Troops To Go To AfghanistanThe Pentagon will send almost 4,000 additional American forces to Afghanistan, a Trump administration official said Thursday, hoping to break a stalemate in a war that has now passed to a third U.S. commander in chief. The deployment will be the largest of American manpower under Donald Trump’s young presidency.
Bombing In Diplomatic Area Of Kabul Kills 90, Wounds ScoresA massive explosion rocked a highly secure diplomatic area of Kabul on Wednesday morning, killing 90 people and wounding as many as 350.
U.S. Drops 'Mother Of All Bombs' On ISIS Complex In AfghanistanA Pentagon spokesman tells CBS News’ David Martin that the U.S. has dropped a bomb containing 11 tons of explosives on an ISIS cave complex.
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.