Afghanistan News Articles

US Fighter Jet Hit Afghanistan US Fighter Jet Hit Afghanistan: Taliban Militants Claim Responsibility For Jet Attack

A US fighter jet was hit in Afghanistan by enemy fire in a rare instance of an advanced plane coming under a Taliban-claimed attack. The multi-million-dollar jet sustained significant damage, forcing it to empty its fuel tanks and munitions before […]

US Scrapping Military Equipment In Afghanistan As War Ends Next Year

The US military is scrapping 170 million pounds worth of vehicles and other military equipment as it rushes to wind down its role in the Afghanistan war by the end of 2014. The massive military disposal effort, which U.S. military […]

Marines Steamed Over Meals As They Lose ‘Hot Breakfast’

Marines at Camp Leatherneck in Afghanistan are steamed over losing key daily meals for bagged MREs, causing some to forgo a hot breakfast and others to work six-plus hours without refueling on cooked food. The midnight ration service — known […]

NATO Strike Kills 11 Children In Remote Afghanistan

A NATO strike that in Afghanistan kills 11 children after they faced fire from a fierce battle between U.S.-backed Afghan forces and Taliban militants in a remote corner of eastern of the region. In total, the airstrike left nearly 20 […]

Helicopter Crash Afghanistan, 5 American Soldiers Dead

Helicopter Crash Afghanistan - Monday night’s helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan has left five American soldiers dead. “There was no enemy activity in the area at the time. However, the cause of the crash remains under investigation. We can’t identify […]