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At Bagram Airfield, a mass grave hints at the brutality of another Afghan war

From Washington Post, by Dan Lamothe, Oct 2015

BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan — The remains of at least 46 people sit surrounded by concertina wire on a quiet side of this sprawling military installation, away from most foot traffic. 185 more words

World At WAR

DoD Announces New Law of War Manual

Today, the Department of Defense has issued the first-ever DoD-wide Law of War Manual.
The manual is the product of a multi-year effort by military and… 87 more words

Department Of Defense

FALLEN HEROES - Krissie K. Davis, 54

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a DoD civilian who was supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel in Afghanistan.

Krissie K. Davis, 54, of Talladega, Alabama, a member of the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) at Anniston, Alabama, and deployed to DLA Disposition Services Bagram as part of the civilian expeditionary workforce, was killed June 8, during an indirect fire attack on Bagram Airbase, Afghanistan.

Release No: NR-222-15
June 09, 2015

Department Of Defense

Edmund Clark's 'Mountains of Majeed'

The 27th of February saw the opening of an exciting exhibition at Flowers Gallery (Hoxton, London) – Edmund Clark and ‘The Mountains of Majeed’.

Clark’s photography occupies the top floor of the gallery, whilst on the ground floor, the expressive paintings of Peter Schmersal (modern re-workings of old masterpieces) complement the striking images upstairs. 574 more words


Inside Afghanistan's Bagram Airfield

Last December, the United States and its allies ended their official combat operations in Afghanistan, closed the infamous detention facility at Bagram Airfield, and left behind only a small force to conduct security training. 600 more words

Readout of Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work's Visit to Afghanistan

Deputy Secretary of Defense Spokesperson Lt. Cmdr. Courtney Hillson provided the following readout:

Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work traveled to Afghanistan Nov. 27-28 to visit U.S. 160 more words

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