Tag Archives | Force

U-2 Spy Plane Still Flying High

One of the oldest planes the United States Air Force still flies is used to carry out some of America’s most sensitive and critical missions. Whether it’s aiding NATO troops in Afghanistan, providing surveillance over North Korea or examining Japan’s hurricane ravaged coast, the high altitude U-2 keeps flying despite initial plans to retire it […]

Three NATO troops killed by bomb in Afghanistan

December 3, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis Three NATO troops killed by bomb in Afghanistan 03 Dec 2011 Three troops from the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) were killed by a roadside bomb in eastern Afghanistan Saturday, officials said. ISAF did not say which country the dead troops were from or give further details of […]

Nato braces for reprisals after deadly air strike on Pakistan border post

Nato forces in Afghanistan were braced on Sunday for possible reprisals from Pakistani-backed insurgents following the coalition air strike along the border that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers. Senior officers from the Nato-led International Security Assistance Force (Isaf), were scrambling to resume contacts with their Pakistani counterparts in the hopes of setting up a joint investigation […]

Afghan bomb blast kills US-led soldier

November 15, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis Afghan bomb blast kills US-led soldier 14 Nov 2011 Another US-led soldier has been killed in a bomb blast in southern Afghanistan, NATO’s International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) announces. ISAF said in a statement that the foreign soldier “died following a bomb attack in southern Afghanistan on Sunday,” Reuters […]

Air base whistleblowers ‘shocked’

11 November 2011 Last updated at 22:01 GMT Dover Air Force Base receives US military casualties before they are buried Three whistleblowers who reported lost remains at Dover Air Force base say they were “shocked and disturbed” by incidents there. The mortuary workers told the Associated Press they faced retaliation for reporting the incidents. But […]

At least 17 killed in Kabul bomb attack

October 30, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis At least 17 killed in Kabul bomb attack 29 Oct 2011 At least 17 people were killed in central Kabul on Saturday when a suicide bomber struck a vehicle in a military convoy, according to officials. Five troops and eight civilians were killed in the attack, NATO’s International Security […]