Photo: Gary Stockdale, 51, of Romulus, Mich., was killed in a cargo plane crash on Monday. (AP / Courtesy Stockdale Family)
Jamie Brokaw was an experienced navigator who was no stranger to dangerous flying situations and had the skills to stay cool in the face of danger, according to close friend Chris Connerton.
“He was a very good person and very smart person,” Connerton told The Associated Press by telephone from Rochester, Minn.
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Family, friends and State Department colleagues on Sunday were mourning the first death of a diplomat on duty since Ambassador Chris Stevens was killed in the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya on Sept. 11 last year.
At least 54 people were killed and 90 others wounded Wednesday in an insurgent attack on a government compound in western Afghanistan where Taliban fighters were facing trial, local officials said.
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In a country where equality is still a huge unresolved issue, on the battlefield, women are making remarkable strides.
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Afghanistan’s President Hamid Karzai has ordered that all U.S. special forces must leave Wardak province, just west of Kabul, within two weeks — citing allegations of disappearances and torture.
Sgt. Daryl Chandler disguised himself as a super hero to surprise his young sons when came home to Georgia from Afghanistan for his first, two-week break in nine months. WXIA’s Jon Shirek reports.
By the end of next year, our war in Afghanistan will be over.” -President Obama
- President Obama
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U.S. troops in Afghanistan will move into a support role starting this spring, President Barack Obama announced at a joint news conference with Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Friday.
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The Pentagon on Monday identified the U.S. Navy SEAL who was killed in the rescue of an American doctor in Afghanistan as a highly-decorated 10-year veteran from Pennsylvania.
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Nine suicide bombers struck an American airfield in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad early on Sunday, killing five people and wounding 18, a local official told NBC News.
James Bond actor Daniel Craig surprised British troops in Afghanistan on Sunday by turning up at Camp Bastion in Helmand Province to introduce the latest 007 movie “Skyfall” as 800 soldiers sat down to watch it.
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In the early months of 2012, a soldier from the Indiana National Guard’s 713th Engineer Company stationed in Afghanistan sent a note asking for help:
My unit and I just suffered a HORRIFIC loss in just the first nine weeks of a 12-month tour out in Afghanistan, so I was hoping that a care package from you guys would help ease the pain a little for the guys that are still here in the fight.