Long Island Soldiers Featured in New Book, Bedrooms of the Fallen
Since 2007, Gilbertson has taken photographs of the bedrooms of service members from around the world who died in Iraq and Afghanistan. The bedrooms of 40 men and women—the same number of soldiers in ... Navy Cross in February 2009.
Two star general was shot in the back of the head after Afghan soldier hid in the bathroom preparing for sneak attack
He had already died.' As US and Afghan officials ... job during wartime, since unconventional or unanticipated battlefield challenges like roadside bombs in Iraq and Afghanistan, call for urgent improvements in equipment. In 2009-2011, for example, he ...
Afghanistan far deadlier than Iraq for U.S. troops in 2009
WASHINGTON — More than twice as many ... place for American forces as reinforcements are rushed there to battle insurgents. More than 300 U.S. troops died in Afghanistan in 2009 compared with 148 in Iraq. This is the first year since the war in Iraq ...
This Year, Contractor Deaths Exceed Military Ones in Iraq and Afghanistan
Official figures show that 5,531 troops and 2,008 civilian contract workers have died in Iraq and Afghanistan between the beginning of hostilities in 2001 and June 2010. Many working ... than 44,000 contractors have reported injuries since 2001, compared ...
In Afghanistan, redeployed U.S. soldiers still coping with demons of post-traumatic stress
Self-monitoring In 2009, Maj. Loreto Borce was a company commander in Iraq when one of his soldiers, Spec. Beyshee O. Velez, shot and killed an American ... to Afghanistan. But he knew that if he didn’t, and soldiers from his unit died, he would have ...