Gen. Dempsey chosen to head Joint Chiefs of Staff
Martin Dempsey as the next Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman amid protracted battle in Afghanistan, US involvement in the NATO-led effort against Libya's Moammar Gadhafi and a winding down of the war in Iraq. Obama announced a new lineup of his top ...
Dempsey would bring extensive Iraq experience Joint Chiefs chair
Dempsey Would Support Keeping US Troops in Iraq Past Deadline If Needed
Obama nominates warrior-scholar as top U.S. military officer
Christian Science Monitor
No Wisconsin Service Members Die In Iraq In Past Year
ELM GROVE -- Wisconsin has lost 10 soldiers in Afghanistan this year, but for the first time since the war in Iraq began, no Wisconsin service members have died in Iraq for an entire year -- from Memorial Day to Memorial Day. A ceremony was held Monday ...
OUR VIEW — Iraq, Afghanistan veterans deserve more than our cheers
What will our Iraq War Memorial look like?
Our New Iraq-Afghanistan War National Holiday
Christian Science Monitor
Veterans Memorialize Iraq and Afghanistan Fallen
Name by name, ring after ring, we're reminded of the more than 100 Oregon soldiers killed while fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan. "It almost becomes a spiritual thing to say their names and make them a person. Not just a number, not just one of 128, ...
Memorial Day tributes at Arlington to Iraq, Afghanistan fallen
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'Support the troops': Get them jobs
Supporters Rally for Iraq War Veteran Killed by SWAT Team
They rallied in honor of Guerena, a US Marine Corps veteran of the Iraq War. "It's tragic..it should have never happened," said Ray Epps. But Guerena didn't die on the battlefield. He was killed at his home near Tucson as deputies served a search ...
Drug Raid Turns Ugly as SWAT Guns Down Marine Vet
Iraq Vet and former US Marine Jose Guerena gunned down in Arizona SWAT raid ...
Iraq war vet Jose Guerena did not open fire on SWAT team who killed him
Iraqi Vice President Adel Abdul Mehdi quits
Los Angeles Times
One of Iraq's three vice presidents has quit the post, his political party said Monday, amid growing public frustration with the government's performance nearly six months after most of its ministers were ...
Iraq VP resigns 'to force slimming of government'
Iraqi vice president resigns in sign of infighting
Iraq Vice President Adel Abdul Mehdi resigns
2 Americans Are Indicted in Iraq Contract Bribery
New York Times
BAGHDAD — Two American businessmen have been charged with giving Army officers airline tickets, spa vacations and more than $1 million in bribes to secure multimillion-dollar contracts to supply the American military and help rebuild Iraq ...
Fars News Agency
When Iraq War Ends, How Many Troops Will Stay?
US military leaders are debating how many troops will stay in Iraq when the war winds down by year's end. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates says some troops will stay for years past the deadline, but Radical cleric Muqtada al-Sadr warns that if US ...
Will US troops stay in Iraq?
Iraq: 20000 US Troops Likely To Stay As “Technical Experts”
Senior MP: Maliki Seeks US Troops' Pullout from Iraq
Yocum's Hike for Heroes highlighted by Nats
But despite the heat and humidity the US veteran said was absent when he served in Iraq, Yocum walked the bases Monday as part of "Run the Bases for Military Families" -- a welcomed break from his cross-country hike to raise money for military families ...
Day of honor, tears for 8 fallen servicemen from state
The Seattle Times
The names of eight soldiers who died in Iraq or Afghanistan in the past year have been added to the Garden of Remembrance wall in the park outside Benaroya Hall. By Nancy Bartley Hannah White, 16, of Bellevue, makes a Memorial Day rubbing of her ...