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U.S. Army Plans to Cut Troop Numbers to Pre–World War II Levels

The U.S. Army has announced plans to cut 40,000 troops and 17,000 civilian employees over the next two and a half years in accordance with Pentagon budget reductions. 176 more words

Searching For A Home Without War.

I was born in Kandahar, Afghanistan in 1967. I have an older brother and sister and one younger brother and two younger sisters. My father was a well respected prosperous progressive minded business man. 1,366 more words

Afghanistan

Afghanistan tries to start peace talks with Taliban

According to the New York Times, a delegation from the Afghan government met with Taliban officials on Tuesday, in an effort to start peace negotiations.

Events

16 New Beds Much Needed at our Kabul Surgical Center

“The hospital can now breathe a bit with the addition of 16 extra beds from the opening of the new subintensive care unit and the new general ward,” Michela, our medical coordinator in Kabul, Afghanistan writes to keep us informed of the… 130 more words

From The Field

Roosters and Afghanistan

This morning I woke up to the sound of one of my chicken being murdered.  “Damn it!”  I thought as I sprang into action from comfort of my bed. 706 more words

Hawaii

Medals wrongly issued after Afghan vet's suicide, Lawson tells parents

Canada’s top general has personally written to the parents of a dead soldier to tell them their loved one’s suicide wasn’t the result of his military service and to suggest that the medals issued in the aftermath of the death weren’t deserved. 911 more words

Politics

Around the World in 60 Seconds: Today's top stories

Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for July 7, 2015.

Small plane collided in mid-air w/ F-16 fighter jet over US state of South Carolina…

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