KABUL, Afghanistan - A federal watchdog agency says the U.S. military is endangering the health of troops and civilians working at the main Marine Corps base in Afghanistan by burning solid waste in open pits even as two of the base's four incinerators - built for $11.5 million - go unused a…
KABUL, Afghanistan - Quickly rebooting stalled negotiations with the government of Afghan President Hamid Karzai on a long-term agreement for a U.S. military presence in Afghanistan is crucial to maintaining stability in the war-torn country, U.S. Sens. John McCain and Lindsey Graham said Th…
KABUL, Afghanistan - The shift to Afghan security forces leading in combat and the ongoing reduction of U.S. troops here drove American combat deaths to their lowest number in five years for the first half of 2013.
CAMP BASTION, Afghanistan - Almost four years after the MV-22 Osprey arrived in Afghanistan, trailing a reputation as dangerous and hard to maintain, the U.S. Marines Corps finally has had an opportunity to test the controversial hybrid aircraft in real war conditions. The reviews are startl…
Soldiers build a meeting room by their unit headquarters on Forward Operating Base Apache near Qalat, Afghanistan. Other bases are closed and troops are moving to Apache.
CAMP BASTION, Afghanistan - In January a small group of U.S. Marines at a remote base near the village of Shurakay in northern Helmand province was running low on ammunition after fighting fiercely for days. The road in was too dangerous for a resupply convoy, and there were so many Taliban …
KABUL, Afghanistan - After more than half a century of helping Afghans preserve their history and culture and improve their lives, Nancy Hatch Dupree's extraordinary run in Afghanistan might be ending.
KABUL, Afghanistan - A promising young U.S. Foreign Service officer, three American soldiers and a civilian government contractor who were killed Saturday in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan probably wouldn't have been close to the blast if they hadn't gotten lost while walking to the school…
KABUL, Afghanistan - Five Americans were killed when a bomb targeted a convoy in southern Afghanistan on Saturday in the deadliest single combat incident for U.S. citizens this year.
KABUL, Afghanistan - Inside the heavily secured headquarters of the NATO-led forces here, the man who could be the last commander of America's longest war will officially take charge today of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan.
DURHAM, N.C. - The procedure that could, in a way, make Master
Sgt. Clarence Gray immortal was quick, simple and mundane.
ABOARD THE R/V DAN MOORE - The tensest moment came as a
hydraulic crane lifted the massive anchor from Blackbeard's
flagship clear of the sea for the first time since the Queen Anne's
Revenge sank nearly 300 years ago.
FORWARD OPERATING BASE HASSANABAD, Afghanistan - Just getting
the ingredients for Golf Company's one-day-early Thanksgiving
dinner was a military operation.