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Fort Jackson soldier convicted of assault after being filmed shoving a Black man
“It’s clear this was [more so] a bullying situation that resulted in assault."
Mandatory COVID-19 vaccine means troops have one more prick to deal with
From voluntary to voluntold.
Three babies born amid Afghanistan evacuation, general says
There may be more.
Here’s where evacuees are going after leaving Afghanistan
“The people we’re helping are going to be joining our American family."
Firefight erupts at Kabul airport as Taliban push ‘red line’ for foreign evacuations
'No U.S. or coalition forces were hurt during a brief exchange of gunfire.'
As a sea of humanity fights to escape the Taliban, an Afghan interpreter and his family make it to safety
Watch a US Marine take an Afghan baby to safety inside the walls of the Kabul airport
“This is a true example of the professionalism of the Marines on site."
No, thousands of ‘unvetted’ Afghans are not coming to the United States
"[I]t is in our interest as humans to protect those people.”
Air Force issues social media gag to Afghan airlift crews
"Presumably they want to control the narrative a bit better"
Americans and Afghans trying to get to Kabul airport have to get past the Taliban first
The chaos at Kabul’s airport from the point of view of an American soldier
"The first days when you saw chaos on the ground, it was very challenging."
Army says multiple reported sexual assaults against Fort Sill trainees didn’t happen
"[T]here was no probable cause to believe that any of the allegations occurred.”
‘This is what we live for’ — Air Force C-17 crews jump at the chance to help others in Afghan airlift
“Usually when something goes wrong, there’ll be a C-17 flying there."
Pentagon won’t help Americans and Afghans get past the Taliban ‘gauntlet’ outside Kabul’s airport
'We don’t have the capability to go out and collect large numbers of people.'
Here’s what you can do to help Afghan interpreters and refugees
A list of resources you can use to help the more than 70,000 Afghan interpreters and refugees trying to escape the Taliban
‘Now is the time where you bend the rules’ — Inside a US Marine veteran’s fight to get his Afghan interpreter to safety
"Please, don’t leave them behind.”
Taliban fighters have created a ‘gauntlet’ outside Kabul’s airport making escape nearly impossible
"No way they’re going to be able to navigate that. It’s very dicey. It’s very dangerous, and it’s completely unpredictable."
Indecision, ignorance, and incompetence: How top US leaders lost Afghanistan
'You wouldn’t invent how to do infantry operations [or] artillery at the start of a war ... you need to have people who think about reconstruction 24/7.'
Here’s all the US military equipment that likely ended up in Taliban hands
A windfall for the Taliban.
Afghan man filmed himself trying to escape Kabul on side of C-17 during takeoff
“This shows the desperation of Afghans trying to escape the Taliban."
Biden says ‘buck stops with me’ after blaming Afghan military for country’s downfall
“President Biden must do everything in his power to fix this."
‘Answer to Afghan people’ — Afghan journalist who survived the Taliban asks the Pentagon what happens now
“We don’t have any president, we don’t have anything."
Crowds, chaos, and Taliban fighters everywhere: What US troops are seeing on the ground in Afghanistan
The fall of Kabul in real time.
‘I struggle to make sense of it all’ — Top Air Force commando echoes how many feel about Afghanistan
“If, like me, you find yourself trying to put your own experiences into some context which will allow you to move forward ... I urge you to talk."
Afghans are literally clinging to the sides of US military aircraft to escape the Taliban sweep of Kabul
Chaos has engulfed Hamid Karzai International Airport.