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Flags lowered in Md. in memory of Marine

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley has ordered that the United States and state flags be flown at half-staff in memory of a Marine killed in Afghanistan.

Wednesday - 06/20/2012, 02:57pm EDT

Tags: Afghanistan, BASIS, Marine

Va. soldier killed in Afghanistan copter crash

A soldier from northern Virginia has been killed in a helicopter crash in eastern Afghanistan.

Wednesday - 05/30/2012, 10:52am EDT

Tags: Springfield, Afghanistan

Actor Sinise performs concert to benefit Va vet

About 2,000 people attended a concert by actor Gary Sinise and his Lt. Dan Band to raise money for a southwest Virginia Marine who lost his limbs while on a mine sweep in Afghanistan.

Friday - 05/25/2012, 10:37am EDT

Tags: Blue Mountain festival, Gary Sinese, Patrick County, Va., Cpl. J.B. Kerns, Afghanistan

Donors help soldiers attend Va. comrade's funeral

A community fundraising effort helped about 20 U.S. Army soldiers from around the country travel to Roanoke for a comrade's funeral.

Thursday - 04/19/2012, 12:10pm EDT

Tags: Roanoke, Afghanistan

Reunion shows dog's unconditional love (VIDEO)

When the boxer named Chuck hears the words "Daddy's home," he leaps out of an SUV and jumps all over his owner who had returned after eight months in Afghanistan.

Thursday - 03/29/2012, 07:36am EDT

Tags: dog, Afghanistan

Procession for killed Balto. soldier to impact Tues. commute

Commuters should expect some heavy traffic Tuesday along the Capital Beltway for an early morning funeral procession of a Maryland military officer who died in Afghanistan.

Tuesday - 03/20/2012, 03:22am EDT

Tags: Major Robert J. Marchanti, Evans Funeral Chapel, Parkville, Capital Beltway, Arlington National Cemetery, Afghanistan

Rising tensions might move up withdrawal from Afghanistan

David Gregory and Bob Schieffer weigh in on WTOP about the growing tensions between the United States and Afghanistan and how it will affect the timetable of withdrawal.

Friday - 03/16/2012, 01:08pm EDT

Tags: Afghanistan, David Gregory, Bob Schieffer, Karzai


Massacre signals call to leave Afghanistan

Jere Van Dyke, CBS News Afghanistan consultant

Monday - 03/12/2012, 12:54pm EDT

Tags: Jerre Van Dyke, Afghanistan


Analyst: Every Afghan tribesman 'knows he has to exact revenge'

"In all the years I have worked in Afghanistan, and particularly following this closely in the last 10 years, I don't think I have ever seen...something as damaging to U.S. interests as this," says Jerre Van Dyk, CBS News Afghanistan consultant. "This is because of the power of the media in Afghanistan, as well as throughout the Muslim world.

Monday - 03/12/2012, 09:32am EDT

Tags: Afghanistan, koran, Jere Van Dyk

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