1 hr ago
CGS General visits troops training in Afghanistan
CHIEF of the General Staff, General Sir Peter Wall travelled to Lashkar Gah, where he visited the headquarters of Task Force Helmand and spoke with the Commander of British Forces in Helmand, Brigadier Rupert Jones, who updated him on the role of his troops in support of Afghan security forces.
10 hrs ago
5 Afghan policemen killed in insider attack in Helmand: official
LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan , June 19 -- Five Afghan Local Police members were shot dead by their comrades overnight in the country's southern province of Helmand, the latest in a series of attacks when Afghan forces turned their weapons against Afghan or coalition forces, an official said Wednesday.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
The Miami Herald
US military deaths in Afghanistan at 2,103
As of Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at least 2,103 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.
Top cop escapes suicide blast
Policemen inspect the site of the suicide car bombing in Lashkar Gah, capital of Helmand province in southern Afghanistan yesterday.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Parliament rallies behind govt to end lawlessness * Opp pledges to refrain from political point-scoring over the issue * Blames security agencies for not stopping acts of terror By Tanveer Ahmed ISLAMABAD: All the parliamentary parties in the Lower House of parliament rallied behind the government on Monday to effectively... AGP seeks govt's ... (more)
Attack on Afghan convoy kills 3 drivers; southern police chief survives car bomb
Damaged parts of a car lie on a road at the site of a suicide car bomb attack in Helmand province southern Afghanistan, Monday, June 17, 2013.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Afghan police chief survives car bomb attack
The chief was not seriously hurt but three officers were wounded. Helmand province spokesman Ummar Zawaq says Police Chief Mohammad Nabi Ilham was on his way to his office in the provincial capital of Lashkar Gah when the car bomber struck early Monday.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Afghanistan: UK Troops Move HQ To Camp Bastion
The command of UK forces in Helmand shifts from Lashkar Gah, where it has been since 2006, to the massive Camp Bastion air base.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
WNYC-AM New York
"My Afghanistan: Life in the Forbidden Zone"
Director Nagieb Khaja talks about his documentary " My Afghanistan: Life in the Forbidden Zone ."
WNYC-AM New York
Cyber-War; Two Films: "The Attack" and "My Afghanistan"; Bretton Woods
Vanity Fair 's Michael Joseph Gross explains how America's bid to stop the 20th-century threat of nuclear proliferation may have unleashed a unexpected 21st century threat-cyber-war! Then the director "The Attack" talks about the film, about a Israeli-Palestinian surgeon whose life is shattered after he discovers secrets his wife has kept from him.
Pensacola News Journal
Soldier from Pensacola killed in Afghanistan
A soldier killed in Afghanistan on Monday listed Pensacola as his home of record when he joined the service in 2003, but officials had few updated details about him.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
The Miami Herald
Pensacola soldier killed in Afghanistan
The Department of Defense reported Wednesday that 31-year-old Jessie L. Thomas Jr. of Pensacola was killed while serving in Helmand, Afghanistan.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Pensacola soldier's death under investigation
Staff Sgt. Thomas died June 10, 2013, in Helmand, Afghanistan, while supporting combat operations with Operation Enduring Freedom.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Who 'Gave Their All' Last Week - Week 23 Honor Post
There is no doubt the United States Army has suffered greatly the last couple months taking more casualties than any other branch of the service as four more have paid the ultimate price since last Monday's post .
Sun Jun 09, 2013
My Afghanistan - Life in the Forbidden Zone
Nagieb Khaja, a Danish journalist of Afghan origin, travels to Lashkar Gah, capital of Helmand province in Afghanistan.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
IGTNT: Four soldiers
I Got the News Today is a diary series intended to honor service members who have died as a result of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Delaware soldier killed in Afghanistan
A special forces soldier from Delaware and stationed at Fort Campbell in Kentucky has been killed in fighting in Afghanistan.
Soldier who admitted sexually abusing Afghan boy is fined just 1,000 ...
Soldier who admitted sexually abusing Afghan boy is fined just 1,000 as colleague who racially insulted civilian is demoted - and both are allowed to keep identities hidden His colleague, a former private, who has now left the Army, was fined 1,000 after he admitted indecent conduct towards a young boy while on patrol in Helmand province.
New Hampshire Public Radio -
Soldiers And The Fight Against Fatigue
A soldier from 1st Battalion Welsh Guards rests following intense fighting with Taliban insurgents in Helmand, Afghanistan during Operation Panchai Palang 2 .