Local War Veterans Reflect On U.S. Decision To Leave Afghanistan: 'It Did Not Need To Get To This Point'Many are left wondering if the decades the U.S. spent in Afghanistan were worth it.
Iran Attacks Iraqi Military Bases Home To U.S. TroopsIran has launched "more than a dozen" ballistic rockets against two Iraqi military bases housing U.S. forces, the Pentagon said Tuesday.
Defense Chief Says U.S. Has No Plans To Withdraw From IraqIn a briefing with reporters at the Pentagon, Defense Secretary Mark Esper responded to reports that the U.S. command in Iraq had informed its Iraqi counterparts of plans to withdraw from the country.
Iraqi Parliament Votes To Expel U.S. Troops, President Trump Threatens More Strikes Against IranThe Iranian government announced Sunday it would no longer abide by the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal. President Trump pulled the U.S. out of the deal in 2018.
U.S. Forces Prepare To Deploy After Airstrike Killing Soleimani, Anti-War Protesters Rally Against TrumpPresident Trump said Friday the action was taken "to stop a war." He said Soleimani "was plotting imminent and sinister attacks on American diplomats and military personnel."
Mayor, Commissioner Say There Will Be 'Heightened Vigilance' In NYC After Baghdad AirstrikeOfficials say there is currently no credible threat.
Iran Vows 'Harsh Retaliation' After U.S. Airstrike Kills Top General Qassem SoleimaniA U.S. airstrike at an airport in Iraq killed the Iranian general, who reportedly played a role in the attack on the U.S. embassy in Baghdad this week.
Top Iranian General Qassem Soleimani Killed In U.S. Military Strike, Pentagon ConfirmsThe missile attack comes hours after Defense Secretary Mark Esper said the U.S. military will be ready if Iran and its allies plan new attacks, like the one this week at the U.S. embassy in Baghdad.
U.S. Troops At Embassy In Iraq Fire Tear Gas As Pro-Iran Protest RagesU.S. troops fired tear gas on Wednesday to disperse pro-Iran protesters who were gathered outside the U.S. Embassy compound in Baghdad for a second day.
Pence Makes Surprise Trip To Iraq, His First As Vice PresidentVice President Mike Pence made an unannounced trip to Iraq on Saturday, his first visit to the country as vice president.
Trump Surprises Troops With Christmas Visit To IraqThe president and first lady Melania Trump greeted service members Wednesday night at Air Force bases in Germany and Iraq.
WATCH: U.S. Soldier Reunites With Stray Dog Rescued In IraqA U.S. Army soldier has been reunited with a stray dog her unit rescued during their deployment to the Middle East.
Ceremonies Held In Honor Of Local Airmen Zanetis, Briggs Killed In Military Helicopter CrashThe sound of bagpipes and drums filled the air near Washington Square Park, as the FDNY hosted a special procession to remember Capt. Christopher “Tripp” Zanetis.
Bodies Of Local Airmen Killed In Military Helicopter Crash Return HomeMaster Sgt. Christopher Raguso, Major Christopher “Tripp” Zanetis, Technical Sgt. Dashan Briggs and Major Andreas O'Keeffe were among the seven people killed with their helicopter went down earlier this month in Western Iraq.
3 Men From N.Y., Including 2 FDNY Members, Killed In Military Helicopter CrashThree of the seven people who died when a military helicopter crashed Thursday in Western Iraq were from New York, including two citizen-soldiers who also served the FDNY.