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Expert: More troops signals lengthy U.S. engagement in Iraq

The Obama Administration announced Tuesday that it's planning to deploy 200 more U.S. combat troops to Iraq, prompting one military expert to predict that this is likely the start of "an expanded American role" that could increase to "a few thousand" more Americans on the ground before it's over.

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 06:12pm EDT

Tags: Brookings Institution, Iraq, isil, Barack Obama, war, Michael O


On Memorial Day weekend, the names of the fallen

For the first time ever, Vietnam War veterans will include the names of victims from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.

Sunday - 05/25/2014, 06:30am EDT

Tags: Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Vietnam War, Iraq, Afghanistan


Advocates raise call for veterans suicide prevention policy

Suicide among veterans is a growing national problem, but many advocates say despite efforts to put bipartisan issues through Congress, little policy has been pushed forward to help vets at risk.

Friday - 03/14/2014, 07:24am EDT

Tags: Veterans, Megan Cloherty, Iraq, Afghanistan, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, Tom Tarantino


Syrian conflict complicates U.S.-Iraq relations

The spillover of violence from Syria tops a list of growing concerns that a delegation of senior Iraqi officials are in Washington to discuss. The officials suggest that Iraq's security is threatened by the stalemate between the Syrian government and the rebels.

Wednesday - 03/06/2013, 08:29am EST

Tags: syria, Bashar Al-Assad, Iraq, j.j. green

Fallen Md. National Guard members honored

The Maryland National Guard is honoring members who died during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Saturday - 09/08/2012, 08:52am EDT

Tags: military, National Guard, Iraq, Afghanistan

Should vets get a parade to honor their service?

Super Bowl winners get parades. Holidays get parades. What about veterans?

Wednesday - 02/08/2012, 10:01am EST

Tags: mitchell miller, Veterans, parade, Afghanistan, Iraq


Va. lawyers help Iraq, Afghanistan vets

Virginia lawyers are pitching in to help Iraq and Afghanistan veterans obtain benefits or resolve other legal issues.

Wednesday - 12/28/2011, 10:27am EST

Tags: Afghanistan, Iraq, Veterans, Virginia

Last airmen in Iraq returning to BWI

The last 300 U.S. airmen to leave Iraq return to Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport Tuesday.

Tuesday - 12/20/2011, 02:46pm EST

Tags: evan haning, Iraq, bwi