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...]

Two US Soldiers Killed in Philippine Blast

two us soldiers killed in philippine blast-

Source: AFP - Wednesday, September 30 MANILA (AFP) - – Two US soldiers were killed in the southern Philippines Tuesday in the deadliest attack against American troops there since they began helping local forces stamp out Muslim extremists in 2001, officials said. The blast that killed the two soldiers also claimed the life of a local Marine and left two other Filipino … [Read more...]