With the situation getting worse on the ground Obama has ended the surge just in time for the election in November. Taliban and related attacks against NATO powers were approximately 2,700 in August of 2009 when Obama made his contrary-to-campaign promised-move to step up the nation’s military assistance in Afghanistan. Three years later, in August of 2012, there were more attacks – nearly 3,000.
Forty years after a battle that left him with a piece of shrapnel in his knee, a Vietnam War veteran is still fighting for his right to wear the Purple Heart medal that he earned during an indirect fire attack along the Laotian border in 1968.
Army Private First Class Leroy Deronde III, a soldier from Jersey City, was killed on Saturday during an ambush in Afghanistan.
Pvt. Danny Chen of Chinatown committed suicide in Afghanistan in October. The resolution calls on the U.S Department of Defense to closely examine its policies around cultural diversity and sensitivity.
Speaking a news conference on Wednesday, Pentagon spokesman Navy Capt. John Kirby offered his condolences to the family of Pvt. Danny Chen.
The Navy Midshipmen and Army Black Knights meet for the 112th time this Saturday. Navy has enjoyed recent success but Army is determined to earn the victory.
Army and Rutgers are set to renew their rivalry at Yankee Stadium on Saturday with the Scarlet Knights try to improve their bowl position.
Who better to talk about the 49ers success this year than a man who wore their uniform for all 12 years of his outstanding career. Now a CBS analyst, Randy Cross weighs in on the Niners outstanding start. Are they for real?
An official in the Big East told the AP on Saturday that a conference call would be held Monday to deal with the exit fee and other expansion issues.
Conference leaders are slated to vote Monday on raising that fee, which will clear the way to invite six new members.
Joe Steffy, who helped pave the way for Heisman trophy winners Doc Blanchard and Glenn Davis on some of Army’s best teams and won the Outland Trophy as the nation’s top lineman in 1947, has died. He was 85.
For graduating cadet Tom Anderson from Poughkeepsie, going to West Point was obvious an obvious life choice.
Senior Josh McNary has made a lasting mark at West Point. He desperately wants to leave one on Navy, too.
There is little doubt Notre Dame will return to Yankee Stadium in the not-too-distant future. When exactly has yet to be decided, but the marriage between two of the country’s most famous sports brands is a match made in marketing heaven.
Notre Dame is playing in the Big Apple for the first time since 1969 and even though the only thing the Irish will be fighting for against Army on Saturday night in Yankee Stadium is bowl eligibility, it’s an event.