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Two North Dakota soldiers were killed in Afghanistan on Monday. The soldiers, Sgt. 1st Class Darren Linde, 41, of Devils Lake, and Spc. Tyler Orgaard, 20, of Bismarck, were doing a routine clearance o... Posted on 12/5/12 at 1:44 AM
IT'S GOOD TO BE IN ND Who wants some weirdness?
Today seems much too normal, so here's a surreal, funny video from last night's Colbert Report that features Stephen Colbert and Tom Hanks putting together a care package for U.S. soldiers.
... Posted on 6/11/09 at 9:55 AM
BISMARCK — Maj. Gen. David Sprynczynatyk, North Dakota National Guard adjutant general, announced Tuesday that two soldiers assigned to the 818th Engineer Company (Sapper) were killed in action Monday while on duty in Afghanistan. An additional soldier from the unit was wounded in the attack.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Seven American troops and four Afghans died in a Black Hawk helicopter crash on Thursday in southern Afghanistan, the NATO military coalition said. The Taliban claimed their fighters shot down the aircraft.
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (AP) — A Marine accused of killing unarmed Iraqi women and children pleaded guilty to dereliction of duty on Monday, reaching a plea deal and ending the largest and longest-running criminal case against U.S. troops to emerge from the Iraq War.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential hopeful Rick Perry on Sunday accused the Obama administration of "over-the-top rhetoric" and "disdain for the military" in its condemnation of a video that purportedly shows four Marines urinating on corpses in Afghanistan.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Leon Panetta phoned Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai Thursday and promised full investigation of a video that purports to depict four U.S. Marines urinating on the corpses of Taliban fighters — a video both men condemned as deplorable.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban's political wing is ready to enter peace talks to end the war in Afghanistan, but the insurgents will in the meantime continue their armed struggle, the group said Thursday.
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