War on Terror

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Local Soldier Receiving Medal Of Honor Recounts Battle

Nearly four years after a daylong firefight that killed eight of his fellow soldiers in Afghanistan, the emotion of that day remains just below the surface for Army Staff Sgt. Ty Carter, who will receive a Medal of Honor next month for his actions during that attack by Taliban fighters.

CBS Seattle–07/30/2013

Joint Base Lewis-McChord Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

The Department of Defense says Pfc. Markie T. Sims of Citra died Saturday in Panjwal, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

CBS Seattle–12/31/2012

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Officials: 4 Soldiers Killed By Iraq Roadside Bomb

Iraqi officials say a roadside bomb explosion has killed four off-duty soldiers near a city northeast of the capital, Baghdad.

CBS Seattle–09/04/2012

Ambassador Ryan Crocker testifies during a confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee June 8, 2011 (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Former Ambassador Crocker Arrested in DUI

Former U.S. ambassador Ryan Crocker is facing hit-and-run and drunken driving charges in Washington state after striking a semi-truck when he tried to make a right turn from the left lane, authorities said Thursday.

The 63-year-old Spokane native registered a .160 blood-alcohol content — twice the legal limit — and a .152 in successive breath tests when was arrested Aug. 14 in Spokane Valley, Washington State Patrol Trooper Troy Briggs said.

CBS Seattle–08/23/2012

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Afghan Rocket Strike Hits Top US General’s Plane

Insurgents fired rockets into an American base in Afghanistan early Tuesday, damaging the parked plane of the visiting chairman of the U.S. joint chiefs of staff, the U.S. military said. The general was safe in his quarters at the time and later left the country aboard another aircraft.

CBS Seattle–08/21/2012

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Afghan Police Officer Kills 3 US Marines

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Officials say an Afghan police officer has shot and killed three U.S. Marines in southern Afghanistan. It is the third attack on coalition forces by their Afghan counterparts in a week. A […]

08/10/2012

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