Local Soldier Receiving Medal Of Honor Recounts BattleNearly 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.
Joint Base Lewis-McChord Soldier Killed In AfghanistanThe 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.
Officials: 4 Soldiers Killed By Iraq Roadside BombIraqi officials say a roadside bomb explosion has killed four off-duty soldiers near a city northeast of the capital, Baghdad.
Former Ambassador Crocker Arrested in DUIFormer 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.
Afghan Rocket Strike Hits Top US General's PlaneInsurgents 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.
Afghan Police Officer Kills 3 US Marines