Biden plans to move US troops to Eastern Europe in ‘near term’

U.S. 01/29/22, 06:29

President Joe Biden said that he plans to deploy a small number of U.S. troops to Eastern Europe in the "near term," the latest signal from the U.S. amid a possible invasion of Ukraine by Russia.   "I'll be moving troops to Eastern Europe in the NATO countries in the near term. ...

Biden may send 3,000-5,000 troops to counter Russia

U.S. 01/24/22, 03:34

President Joe Biden has been briefed on the possibility of deploying thousands of U.S. troops to Eastern Europe to counter Russia amid the recent tensions in the region, Fox News reported. In a briefing at Camp David on Sunday, Jan. 23, Biden's advisors presented him with various options if Russian troops move ...

Taliban shows off US military arms in its victory parade

Middle East 09/02/21, 01:39

The Taliban celebrated its victory on Wednesday, Sept. 1, parading along a road with displaying U.S. military equipment they captured during their takeover of Afghanistan after the Biden administration withdrew American forces from the country. The Islamist militants staged their victory parades in Kandahar, the second-biggest city in Afghanistan, showing off ...

US Troops deployed to US-Mexico border will receive medals

U.S. 08/21/19, 04:01

Thousands of U.S. servicemen and servicewomen who  were deployed along the Mexico border will receive the Armed Forces Service Medal reserved for troops who "encounter no foreign armed opposition or imminent hostile action." "The Undersecretary of Defense has authorized the Armed Forces Service Medal to service members who have provided support ...

Polish leader says Happy Birthday early to President Trump

Politics 06/13/19, 08:53

Poland's President Andrzej Duda gave happy birthday wishes in advance to President Donald Trump during their speeches at a reception honoring Americans with Polish heritage on Wednesday, June 12. “In two days, America will celebrate the great anniversary. It will be the day of the birth - a new anniversary of ...

US troops, civilian defense workers get political reminder

Politics 06/11/19, 21:10

Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is reminding civilian Defense Department employees and service members not to engage in political activity while on the job. The warning comes after the Navy was engulfed in controversy over White House pressure to keep the USS John S. McCain out of sight during President ...

President Trump says no needs more U.S. troops in Middle East to counter Iran

U.S. 05/24/19, 06:46

President Donald Trump said his administration would not need to send more troops to the Middle East to defend against Iranian threats, Reuters reported. "We'll see what happens with Iran. I don't think we're going to need them. I really don't," the president told reporters Thursday, May 23. "I would certainly send ...

Update: Possible attack on US forces led to deployments

Politics 05/05/19, 21:26

The Latest on United States and Iran (all times local): 10:25 p.m. A U.S. defense official says the deployments of an aircraft carrier strike group and land-based bombers to the Middle East are in response to indications that Iran and its proxy forces were preparing to possibly attack U.S. forces in the ...

For Syrians, 8 years of war leaves stories of loss and hope

World 03/16/19, 01:26

War is personal. And in Syria, after eight years of a grinding conflict, there are as many stories of loss, dispossession and desperate hope as there are people. What started as peaceful protests in 2011 asking for government change turned into one of the cruelest modern wars and left a trail ...

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