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Afghan activists place flowers, paying tribute to the victims of a terrorist attack at a restaurant in Kabul, which  killed 21 people, including 13 foreigners. (SHAH MARAI/AFP/Getty Images)

Terrorist Attack In Afghanistan Kills Woman From Metro Detroit

Fifty-nine-year-old Basra Hassan was of Somali descent with U.S. citizenship and was a nutrition specialist for UNICEF.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/19/2014

Image from the documentary "For the 25".

Student And Former Marine Sniper Create “For The 25″ War Documentary

Through misty eyes and comfortable smiles, the battlefield brothers talk about their friendship; life before, during and after Afghanistan; and the 25 Marines who never made it home.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/27/2013

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Funeral Service Held For Trenton Native Killed In Afghanistan

Services were held Saturday for one of the six Michigan men who died in a cargo plane crash in Afghanistan late last month.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/11/2013

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Company IDs 7 Killed In Afghanistan Plane Crash

A U.S. cargo plane company has released the names of seven people killed when one of its planes crashed in Afghanistan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/30/2013

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Downriver Native Among Those Killed In Plane Crash

Five of seven people killed in the crash of a civilian plane at an airfield in Afghanistan were from Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/30/2013

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Metro Detroiters Divided As U.S. Military Lifts Ban On Women In Combat

Metro Detroiters are left divided as news spread that the Pentagon is lifting its ban on women serving in combat.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/24/2013

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West Michigan Soldier Dies Of Afghan Combat Wounds

The Pentagon says a 38-year-old Army sergeant from western Michigan has died from injuries he sustained last month in an insurgent attack in Afghanistan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/23/2013

Anthony DiLisio (Facebook Photo)

Plans Pass Senate To Rename Post Office For Mich. Marine Anthony DiLisio

Plans are moving forward to rename a metro Detroit post office in honor of a U.S. Marine from Michigan who died in 2010 while supporting combat operations in Afghanistan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/22/2012

Jacob Schlereth with his son, Caleb, and wife, Margaret. (Facebook Photo/SFC Jake Schlereth - In Memoriam)

Soldier Originally From Michigan Dies At Fort Benning

Officials say a 31-year-old soldier originally from Michigan who was deployed once to Iraq and twice to Afghanistan has died at Fort Benning, Ga.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/05/2012

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More Than 150 Members Of National Guard Return From War

The soldiers were deployed in December 2011 to Kuwait and Afghanistan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/02/2012

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