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2 Fort Bliss soldiers killed, 7 hurt after training crash

Jan. 23, 2019 6:08 PM EST

OTERO COUNTY, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say two soldiers from an Army base in Texas have died and seven other military members remain hospitalized after two military training vehicles crashed in southern New Mexico. El Paso TV station KTSM reports the soldiers were part of the 1st Armored Division at Fort...

Explo Systems ex-owner drops Camp Minden sentence appeal

Jan. 22, 2019 2:26 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The former owner of a company that left thousands of tons of potentially explosive artillery propellant at a Louisiana National Guard facility has dropped an appeal of his sentence. Meanwhile, a codefendant's sentencing appeal remains before the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Former...

Afghan security service suffers heavy toll in Taliban attack

Jan. 22, 2019 10:45 AM EST

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Dozens of people killed in a brazen Taliban attack on a military base were members of Afghanistan's intelligence agency, officials said Tuesday, in a severe blow to the government that already has lost control of nearly half of the country to the insurgents. At least 45 people...

Afghan officials say the Taliban attack on a military base in eastern province on Monday killed 45 military personnel

Jan. 22, 2019 12:42 AM EST
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say the Taliban attack on a military base in eastern province on Monday killed 45 military personnel.

Taliban attack Afghan military base, killing 12

Jan. 21, 2019 1:21 PM EST

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A Taliban assault on a military base and police training center in a province just outside the Afghan capital on Monday killed at least 12 people and wounded more than 30, officials said. Salem Asgherkhail, head of the area's public health department, said most of those killed in...

The Latest: 12 killed in Taliban attack in east Afghanistan

Jan. 21, 2019 1:01 AM EST

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Afghanistan (all times local): 10:20 a.m. An Afghan official says the Taliban attack on a military base and police training center in the country's east has killed at least 12 people, mostly military personnel, and wounded over 30. Salem Asgherkhail,...

Afghan health official says at least 12 killed in Taliban attack on military base and police center in eastern province

Jan. 21, 2019 12:49 AM EST
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan health official says at least 12 killed in Taliban attack on military base and police center in eastern province.

Landmark Air Force chapel suffering from leaks, corrosion

Jan. 20, 2019 12:01 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — The landmark Cadet Chapel that towers over the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado is suffering from leaks and corrosion, so the school has drawn up the most ambitious restoration project in the building's 55-year history. But the repairs have been on hold for months while officials try to...

Saudi-led coalition launches airstrikes in Yemen's capital

Jan. 20, 2019 5:40 AM EST

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The Saudi-led coalition has launched a series of airstrikes against targets in Yemen's rebel-held capital, including a military base and drones facility located at the city's international airport. The airstrikes late Saturday were the first by the coalition in Sanaa since a deal...

Trump salutes remains of 4 Americans killed in Syria attack

Jan. 19, 2019 10:54 PM EST

DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del. (AP) — A solemn procession. A long salute. A chaplain's prayer. President Donald Trump traveled to Delaware's Dover Air Force Base on Saturday to pay his respects to the returning remains of four Americans who were killed this week in a suicide bomb attack in Syria. The bombing,...