Mattis Honors Rangers Killed in Afghanistan - Scout

The soldiers, who were supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel, were assigned to 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Georgia. By Lisa Ferdinando, DoD News, Defense Media Activity / Published April 28, 2017. The two Army Rangers who ...

Army Rangers Killed In ISIS Fire Fight Identified - SFGate

Two senior U.S. military officials said, two U.S. Army Rangers were killed and another wounded during a firefight Wednesday night with ISIS in eastern Afghanistan. Two of the injured Army Rangers were medevaced. They later died of their injuries. On ...

Friendly fire may have killed US troops in Afghanistan - Times of Malta

The bodies of US Army Rangers Joshua Rodgers and Cameron Thomas, who were killed during a raid on an ISIS compound in Afghanistan, arrived at Dover Air Force Base on Friday. Alongside Vice President Mike Pence, loved ones mourned for ...

A Look at Islamic State's Operations in Afghanistan - smallwarsjournal (blog)

So-called Islamic State has wreaked havoc in eastern Afghanistan since 2015, mostly through its loose affiliates — attacking government installations and villages, killing and abducting hundreds of people, and keeping schools shuttered and replacing ...

Friendly fire may have killed U.S. troops in Afghanistan: Pentagon - The Nation

Two U.S. special operations forces soldiers killed in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday may have been struck by friendly fire in an operation targeting the emir.

Fallen soldier with Utah ties remembered as hero - KSL.com

PERRY, Box Elder County — James Thomas never heard much from his brother Cameron about the work of an Army Ranger before. But in the last few days, he's heard a lot from those who worked with him about a man who was, it seems, born to lead.

Friendly fire may have killed 2 Army Rangers in Afghanistan - WIAT 42

FILE - In this Sunday, Oct. 18, 2009 file photo, U.S. Army soldiers stand with Afghan policemen before a joint patrol of Qalanderkhail, outside of Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan. An Afghan official says that a suicide bomber has killed three foreign ...

Friendly fire could be to blame for deaths of 2 U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan - Globalnews.ca

The bodies of U.S. Army Rangers Joshua Rodgers and Cameron Thomas, who were killed during a raid on an ISIS compound in Afghanistan, arrived at Dover Air Force Base on Friday. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial staff ...

Army Rangers' Deaths May Have been Friend;y-Fire Incident - Courthouse News Service

WASHINGTON (CN) – The Pentagon said Friday it is investigating whether friendly fire killed two American Army Rangers during a raid on an Islamic State group compound in Afghanistan earlier this week. The Defense Department notified the families of Sgt.

U.S. military launches investigation into deaths of Army Rangers, citing potential friendly fire - The Star Democrat

(WPNS) — The U.S. military has launched an investigation into the deaths of two elite Army Rangers in Afghanistan early Thursday, saying they may have been killed by friendly fire during a three-hour battle with Islamic State militants. Sgt. Joshua ...

Two Americans killed in IS Afghan raid - BusinessGhana

Two Americans were killed and a third was wounded in a raid in Afghanistan against Islamic State group militants, the Pentagon has confirmed. The military personnel died in combat in Nangarhar province, said Pentagon spokesman Capt Jeff Davis.

International // MOAB Dropped - The Houghton Star

Last Thursday, April 13, the United States dropped what is considered the largest and most powerful non-nuclear bomb on an Islamic State tunnel complex. The bomb was dropped in Afghanistan in attempt to take action against the terrorist group ISIS.

Friendly Fire May Have Killed 2 US Army Rangers In Afghanistan - Newsy

Friendly Fire May Have Killed 2 US Army Rangers In Afghanistan. Two U.S. Army Rangers died in a raid in Afghanistan. Now the Pentagon is investigating if they were killed by friendly fire. ShareTweetEmail · SMS. Flash plugin failed to load. Share Video.

Footage shows the aftermath of the 'mother of all bombs' - Daily Mail

Incredible footage has emerged of the aftermath of the 'mother of all bombs' which was dropped on ISIS fighters by the US military earlier in April. Since the GBU-43 Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb targeted a fortified tunnel complex used by suspected ...

2 Army Rangers may have been killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan - WTNH Connecticut News (press release)

In this 2012 family photo provided by Arran Thomas-Dunlavey, Cameron H. Thomas, center, poses for a photo with his family at his graduation from Ranger school in Fort Benning, Ga. Army officials said that Thomas and fellow Sgt. Joshua P. Rodgers may ...

US military: Ohio soldier killed in raid in Afghanistan - WFMJ

CLEVELAND (AP) - The U.S. military says a 23-year-old soldier from Ohio was among two Army Rangers killed in a raid in Afghanistan who may have died as the result of friendly fire. The Department of Defense said in a statement Friday that Cameron ...

Pentagon Investigates 'Friendly Fire' for US Troops' Deaths in Afghanistan - Daily Beast

Afghan Special Forces patrol at the site of a MOAB, or ''mother of all bombs'', which struck the Achin district of the eastern province of Nangarhar, Afghanistan April 23, 2017. Two U.S. Army Rangers killed during a raid on an Islamic State compound in ...

ISIS Afghanistan leader likely killed: Pentagon - The Nation

WASHINGTON: US and Afghan troops likely killed the leader of the Islamic State group's Afghanistan affiliate in a raid this week, the Pentagon said Friday. US officials also said they have opened a probe into whether two US Army Rangers killed in the ...

Pentagon investigating friendly fire in Army Ranger deaths - UPI.com

Secretary of Defense Jim Mattismeets with troops at the Resolute Support Headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Monday, days before a raid that claimed the live of two Army Rangers. Officials said the Rangers may have been hit by "friendly fire." Photo ...

US probes friendly fire in US troop deaths in Afghanistan - Arab News

WASHINGTON: The Pentagon on Friday said it was investigating whether two US special operations commandos who were killed in Afghanistan this week had been struck by friendly fire. Army Ranger sergeants Joshua Rodgers and Cameron Thomas died ...