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Second U.S. death in Afghanistan in 2019

An US military service member was killed in combat in Afghanistan on January 22 2019. A number of US Special Operations Forces still conduct direct combat operations as part of its counter terrorism missions against Al-Qaeda, ISIS and other terrorist … Continue reading

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U.S. troops, DoD civilians in Mid East

The Pentagon is employing 5,508 contractors in Iraq and Syria — 2,869 of whom are U.S. citizens, 760 of whom are locals and 109 are third country nationals — according to a quarterly report released in April.   In January, there … Continue reading

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