Opinion: Obama’s Afghan Surge FailedWith the situation getting worse on the ground Obama has ended the surge just in time for the election in November. Taliban and related attacks against NATO powers were approximately 2,700 in August of 2009 when Obama made his contrary-to-campaign promised-move to step up the nation’s military assistance in Afghanistan. Three years later, in August of 2012, there were more attacks – nearly 3,000.
Funeral Services Monday For Slain Mich. SoldierFuneral services will be held Monday at Corunna High School for a mid-Michigan soldier killed by shrapnel after insurgents in Afghanistan tossed an explosive over a base wall.
Remains Of Soldier Killed In Afghanistan Back HomeThe remains of Army Pfc. Shane Cantu have returned from Afghanistan to Michigan, where his funeral takes place Monday.
Macomb County Soldier Killed In AfghanistanA Macomb County man was one of two soldiers killed earlier this week during an explosion in Afghanistan.
Mich. Soldier Killed, 4 Injured By IED In AfghanistanA 25-year-old Army soldier from Metro Detroit has been killed and four other Michigan soldiers injured during combat operations in Afghanistan.
Soldier From Ferndale Dies In Kandahar, AfghanistanThe Pentagon says a 29-year-old Army Reserve soldier from Ferndale who was on his third combat deployment has died in Afghanistan.
Snyder Orders Flags Lowered For Combat EngineerGov. Rick Snyder has ordered the lowering of U.S. flags in Michigan on Tuesday in honor of Army Sgt. Joseph M. Lilly, who died after being wounded in an insurgent attack in Afghanistan.
Aunt Says Fallen Mich Soldier Loved US ArmyA combat engineer from Flint who died two days after being wounded in an insurgent attack in Afghanistan believed so strongly in the Army's mission that he volunteered to serve his latest tour there, his aunt said.
Soldier With Michigan Ties Dies In Afghanistan A 21-year-old soldier whose wife is from West Michigan has been killed in an attack in Afghanistan.
10 Michigan Guard Members Wounded In AfghanistanThe Michigan National Guard says a roadside bombing in Afghanistan has wounded 10 of its soldiers, including one who lost part of both arms.
Army Wife Watched Husband Die In AfghanistanA new report says a Michigan-native Army Captain who died in Afghanistan Tuesday was video-chatting with his wife when he was killed -- leaving her to witness the whole thing.
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New Warren Lab Could Save Soldiers Lives A new Army laboratory near Detroit is expected to develop technology such as fuel cells and hybrid systems for combat vehicles.
Mich. Company Gets $10.4M Military Contract, ExpandsA southwestern Michigan company is tripling the size of its facilities following a new $10.4 million contract with the U.S. Army.
Michigan World War II Vet To Get Big Gov't CheckThe Department of Veterans Affairs said it would give World War II veteran Leroy MacKlem disability compensation retroactive to 1950, which comes to about $400K.