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Radical Muslims threaten

...does, and President Obama does not know how to respond except to go golfing!It will not be long until Iraq will be lost. Afghanistan will go the same way, as will Pakistan, Syria and probably Egypt. There will be a solid Islamist caliphate under sharia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-08-30/radical-muslims-threaten
Another broken law

...willingly and knowingly abandoned his post in the eastern Afghanistan province of Paktika on June 30, 2009.Nearly three months...Noorullah Noori, has already pledged to return to the Afghanistan battlefields to kill more Americans.The Republican-led...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-28/another-broken-law
Take the fight to ISIS

...Look at Vietnam. It was a political war that was run by the White House, and we lost. Do not allow our troops in Iraq and Afghanistan to have died in vain.Another thing: Keep the press out of it. The press twists and spins the news as their parent company...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-08-28/take-fight-isis
Radical Islamist action rekindles possibility of Kurdish independence

...he made it clear that U.S. troops soon would be leaving Afghanistan.He made good on his first promise. EXCEPT FOR A handful...fighting men and women in Iraq. Military action continues in Afghanistan, but there, too, action is being scaled back rapidly as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-08-24/radical-islamist
Georgia Military College seeks graduates who have fought since World War I

...Wednesday, the database included 10 graduates who served in World War I; 62 in World War II; and eight in Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan. None has been found from the Korean and Gulf wars."We gathered quite a bit of information," said Simp son, who said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-20/georgia-military-college-seek
'A martyr for freedom'

...on Thanksgiving Day 2012, fearlessly documented the suffering and terror while reporting from countries such as Libya and Afghanistan. The teacher-turned-photojournalist was one of two reporters kidnapped and held for 44 days by Moammar Gadhafi's loyalists...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-22/martyr-freedom
Fort Gordon identifies soldier found dead

...achieving the rank of staff sergeant during more than 10 years of enlisted service. He deployed to Iraq in 2006 and to Afghanistan in 2009. He received a direct commission to second lieutenant on Nov. 20, 2013, as a Signal officer.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-10/fort-gordon-identifies-soldi
Fort Rucker team takes lead in Army officer's death investigation at Fort Gordon

...in the search.According to a statement from the post, Scardino had three deployments ? two to Iraq in 2006 and one to Afghanistan in 2009 ? after enlisting as a satellite communication systems operator. He received a direct commission to second lieutenant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-12/fort-rucker-team-takes
Rants & Raves

...seen at least on three different occasions uniformed military personnel saying that the general who was shot and killed in Afghanistan was a noncombatant? I ENJOY READING Augusta's annual itemized budget online at www.augustaga.gov under "Your Money...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-20/rants-raves
Afghan soldier kills US general, wounds 15 others

KABUL, Afghanistan - An American major general was shot...bloodiest insider attacks of the long Afghanistan war when a gunman dressed as an Afghan...Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan.Greene was the highest-ranked American...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-05/afghan-soldier-kills-us-