Stars and Stripes

Monday, November 14, 2016 - 07:25
The Pentagon is moving ahead with plans to deploy more troops, attack helicopters and artillery to Europe early next year as part of a multibillion-dollar effort to reinforce NATO's defenses along Russia's periphery, the military said on Thursday.
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 07:26
U.S. special operators were at the front line on the edge of Mosul earlier on Tuesday with elite Iraqi troops who were preparing to enter the Islamic State's last stronghold in the country.
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 07:26
The U.S. Defense Department has assured a watchdog agency that a number of efforts are being carried out to track Afghan active-duty security forces, so that American taxpayer dollars are not wasted on so-called ghost soldiers.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - 06:24
The main Western-backed Arab rebel group in Syria appears on the verge of collapse because of low morale, desertions, and distrust of its leaders by the rank and file, threatening U.S. efforts to put together a ground force capable of defeating the Islamic State and negotiating an end to the Syrian civil war.
Thursday, July 3, 2014 - 11:22
The Pentagon is pushing back against the notion that there is 'mission creep' in Iraq, as more troops, aircraft and ammunition are deployed to defend against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant militants.
Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 11:09
The center was established as a replacement for the Manas Transit Center in Kyrgyzstan, which is slated to close in July.