military casualties

For Gold Star families, ultimate sacrifice comes heavily taxed

In early March 2006, two days after learning her husband had died in Iraq, Malia Fry was sitting at her kitchen table in North Carolina. She was flipping through a three-ring binder with a casualty assistance officer who was shepherding her through the long list of decisions she had to make in the fog of grief.

US offers $5 million rewards for info on deadly Niger ambush attackers

The US State Department announced Friday that it was offering two "up to $5 million" rewards for information leading to the capture of ISIS in the Greater Sahara militants that were responsible for the October 4, 2017 ambush in Niger that killed four American soldiers and sparked a lengthy investigation into the incident's circumstances.

Trump moved by wounded veteran's performance

It wasn't the 21-gun salute, a speech, or the pomp and circumstance that made Monday's Armed Forces Welcome Ceremony memorable, but rather, a musical performance by Army Captain Luis Avila.

Green Beret killed in Afghanistan identified

Sgt. 1st Class Dustin Ard, a Green Beret from 1st Special Forces Group, died from wounds sustained during combat operations in Zabul province, Afghanistan, on Thursday, the Department of Defense said Saturday.