The Dubai-bound Boeing 747-400 plane was being operated by National Air Cargo when it crashed just after takeoff from Bagram Air Base on April 29, 2013.
The Pentagon announced Saturday that Sgt. Sgt. 1st Class Michael A. Cathcart died of wounds received from small arms fire during dismounted combat operations.
The shooting at Cure International Hospital in western Kabul was the latest in a string of deadly attacks on foreign civilians in the Afghan capital,
Fifty-nine-year-old Basra Hassan was of Somali descent with U.S. citizenship and was a nutrition specialist for UNICEF.
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.
Services were held Saturday for one of the six Michigan men who died in a cargo plane crash in Afghanistan late last month.
A U.S. cargo plane company has released the names of seven people killed when one of its planes crashed in Afghanistan.
Five of seven people killed in the crash of a civilian plane at an airfield in Afghanistan were from Michigan.
Metro Detroiters are left divided as news spread that the Pentagon is lifting its ban on women serving in combat.
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.