Monday Mar 31
Lake County Record-Bee
Meet the Afghan presidential candidate eager to keep US troops there
Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah addresses a crowd of supporters during a campaign stop in Dashtak, Afghanistan, on March 31. MAZAR-E-SHARIF, Afghanistan - Abdullah Abdullah, who finished second in Afghanistan's 2009 presidential election, is confident he can win enough ballots on April 5 to avoid a runoff and sign a deal "within a ... (more)
They Can't Read but They Will Vote on April 5
Despite suicide bombings and constant oppressions, Afghan women are boldly preparing for the April 5 presidential elections, including those who never had an education.
U.S. Department of Defense
Face of Defense: Afghanistan-deployed Airmen Move People, Cargo
The mission of the 455th Expeditionary Aerial Port Squadron is to move passengers and cargo in and out of Afghanistan.
David Irons helped fellow soldiers until the end
Capt. Andrew Haffner Sgt. First Class Ramon M. Rivera And all the soldiers of: 1109th TASMG - TF 13 DET 4, Mazar-E-Sharif, Afghanistan We just wanted to express our appreciation for the very well-written article, "David Irons, a de facto leader of theday.com online community, dies of stroke at age 66," , about the death of Sgt.
Afghan soldiers take lead in IED defeat
At Camp Parsa, Afghanistan, an Afghan National Army-led, six-week counter improvised explosive device course is currently on track to churn out more than 40 new, highly trained Afghan soldiers who are motivated to combat IEDs.