A Marine searches for enemy spotters during an engagement in Musa Qal'eh, Helmand province, Afghanistan, April 15, 2012.
No, We Can’t Kill Our Way To Victory Despite What 2 Misguided Lieutenant Colonels Might Think
Back in 2008, Adm. Michael Mullen argued, “We can’t kill our way to victory.” Two retired lieutenant colonels went on a bravado-filled tirade trying to say otherwise.
An Afghan National Army Commando recruit applauds during a ceremony following the completion of the Commando Selection and Assessment Course on Nov. 24, 2013, on Camp Commando near Kabul, Afghanistan.
Afghan Gunman Kills 2 Americans At Military Base Near Kabul
The attack happened at a base where Afghan special forces train.
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The Insider Attack That Should’ve Killed Me, Not My Friend
A Marine veteran recalls the circumstances that led to his friend’s death instead of his during an insider attack in Afghanistan.
From left, Brig. Gen. Giacomo Bellacicco, Regional Command West commander; from the 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, 4th Infantry Division: Lt. Col. Ronald Lukow, commander, Task Force Comanche, Apache pilots Cpt. Paul McKnight and Chief Warrant Officer 2 Timothy Pool, 4th CAB Commander Col. Daniel Williams, 4th CAB Command Chief Warrant Officer 5 Lance McElhiney; TF Comanche Apache pilots: Chief Warrant Officers 3 Uriah Hayes and Donald Procter; and 4th CAB Command Sgt. Maj. Donald Rose, senior non-commissioned officer, stand together after the Distinguished Flying Cross was presented to the five soldiers, on March 22, 2011 at Shindand Air Base.
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UNSUNG HEROES: These Pilots Braved Enemy Fire To Rescue Trapped Foreign Troops
During an aerial assault, Army Black Hawks, Chinooks and Apaches flew through enemy fire to rescue coalition forces.