Blasts in Southern Afghanistan Kill Eight U.S. Troops

afghanistan violence

Source: KABUL — Eight American troops were killed in multiple bomb attacks Tuesday in southern Afghanistan, making October the deadliest month of the war for U.S. forces since it began in 2001. The eight deaths occurred during "multiple, complex" bomb strikes that also killed one Afghan civilian, the U.S. military said in a statement. Several troops were … [Read more...]

8 U.S. troops killed in battle with militants in Afghanistan

8 U.S. troops killed in afghanistan

Source: KABUL, Afghanistan (CNN) -- Hundreds of militants attacked American and Afghan troops in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, opening fire on an outpost from multiple locations with rockets, mortars and heavy-caliber machine guns, according to an initial U.S. military report on the battle. At least eight American troops and two members of the Afghan National Security … [Read more...]

Army Ranger Killed in Action

Sgt. Roberto Daniel Sanchez

SOURCE: RELEASE NUMBER: 091003-01 DATE POSTED: OCTOBER 3, 2009 PRESS RELEASE: Army Ranger killed in action FORT BRAGG, N.C. (USASOC News Service, Oct. 3, 2009) — An Army Ranger died Oct.1 from wounds received during combat operations in Afghanistan while serving with Company B, 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment based at Hunter Army Airfield, Ga. Sgt. Roberto Daniel … [Read more...]