‘Nothing Like Being Home’: 120 National Guardsmen Arrive Home After Year in the Middle East

After a year-long deployment in the Middle East, 120 North Carolina National Guard Soldiers have touched down state side and were met with a hero’s welcome. On July 25, men and women from the 30th Armored Brigade Combat Team (ABCT) landed at Raleigh-Durham International Airport, and donning masks, they were greeted by senior National Guard […]

Here’s What We Know About Eight of the Soldiers Who Have Died This Year at Fort Hood

Fort Hood in Texas is no stranger to tragedy. In 2009 a U.S. Army psychiatrist killed 13 people, an unborn child, and injured 32 others in a shooting rampage. Five years later the U.S. Army post was struck again when a veteran killed three people and injured 16 others before killing himself. But today the […]

Afghan Interpreter Who Saved Five US Soldiers in Afghanistan Becomes American Citizen

A former military interpreter targeted by the Taliban after saving the lives of five U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan has officially become an American citizen. Afghani interpreter Janis Shinwari and his family attended a naturalization ceremony for 170 immigrants in Fairfax, Virginia, on June 29. Shinwari, 42, told Fox News that his two children were “very excited” […]

Indian Families Demand Justice as They Await Bodies of Soldiers Killed in Clash With China

AHMEDABAD, India—In their last phone conversation, Neha Ojha, the wife of an Indian soldier, said she laughed off her husband’s idea to name their daughter Snow White because he received the news of her birth while patrolling a snow-covered valley on the border with China. She said she asked her husband, Kundan, to come up […]

North Korea Says It’s Sending Soldiers to Joint Border Sites

SEOUL, South Korea—North Korea said on June 17 that it will send soldiers to now-shuttered inter-Korean cooperation sites in its territory and reinstall guard posts and resume military exercises at front-line areas, nullifying tension-reducing deals reached with South Korea just two years ago. The announcement is the latest in a series of provocations North Korea […]