In March 2014, the U.S. military paid an Afghan man just over $1,000 to compensate for killing his civilian son in an operation near the border with Iran, according to U.S. military records released to Reuters. Six months later, another Afghan father was given $10,000 by the U.S. military after his child, also a civilian, was killed in an American-led military operation in the same province.
Nebraska flag flew upside down at Capitol for 10 days and 'nobody noticed,' says senator who wants design change - This Nebraska state flag flew over Gardez, Afghanistan, when a Nebraska National Guard team served there in 2005. Here, Col.
Heavily laden with their full kit, members of the 3rd Battalion, Princess Patrica's Canadian Light Infantry Battle Group march to the Chinook helicopters waiting to transport them into the mountains near Gardez in eastern Afghanistan in March 2002. The lessons of Afghanistan, where victory was never clearly defined, should be considered before deciding on the role Canadians will play in a peacekeeping mission to Africa.