The Department of Defense announced Tuesday that a Fort Hood Soldier died Monday, February 20, in Al Anbar Province, Iraq from a non-combat related incident while supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.
DEB RIECHMANN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — In the fight against Islamic State militants, members of Congress talk tough against extremism. But many lawmakers want to run for cover when it comes to voting on new war powers — preferring to let the president own the battle.
DAVID SHARP, Associated Press BATH, Maine (AP) — The wars in Afghanistan and Iraq began more than a decade ago — long enough that the Navy's newest warships are being named for some of those conflicts' heroes.
JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and his military commanders are meeting with defense chiefs from more than 20 nations participating in the fight against the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq.
Tuesday’s 10th anniversary of the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq was marked by a dozen bomb blasts throughout Baghdad and a police base in a neighboring Shiite town just south of the capital. A series of coordinated car bombs and roadside blasts began near the heavily fortified Green Zone around 8 AM, tar…