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General says US cutting troops in Iraq to 3,000 this month

The top U.S. general for the Middle East says the number of American troops in Iraq will drop this month from about 5,200 to 3,000.

US to bring 6,400 troops home from Germany, move 5,600 more

U.S. defense officials say the U.S. will pull roughly 12,000 troops out of Germany, bringing about 6,400 forces home and shifting 5,400 to other countries in Europe.

Esper orders remainder of active duty troops in Washington region back to home base

Secretary of Defense Mark Esper has ordered that active duty troops who were moved to the Washington DC area should return to their home base of Fort Drum in New York, Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said Friday.

US official: American casualties in Afghan military mission

The U.S. military says American and Afghan military personnel have been fired on while conducting an operation in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province.

Help needed to send Christmas packages to deployed NC troops

A nonprofit needs your help to bring some joy to deployed North Carolina troops this holiday season.

Woman to send over 100,000 holiday cards to troops

A woman is sending over 100,000 cards to troops overseas this holiday season.

North Myrtle Beach girl scouts working to send 600 boxes of cookies to troops

Troop 91 out of Little River is on a cookie selling mission to send some of those delicious treats to our troops.

Passenger says Delta crew stopped her from singing anthem

A Georgia physician said her plan to honor a fallen soldier by singing the U.S. national anthem aboard a Delta Air Lines plane carrying the soldier's casket was stopped by a flight attendant who told her it would violate company policy.

Trump to call families of slain soldiers, questions Obama

Breaking his public silence about four American soldiers killed during an ambush in Niger, President Donald Trump said Monday he'd penned personal letters to their families and planned to phone them later this week.

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American Airlines cancels hundreds of flights amid staffing, maintenance issues

Hundreds of American Airlines flights have been canceled this weekend and Monday because of significant staffing and maintenance issues.

1 killed and 5 wounded in shooting in Oakland; motive sought

A 22-year-old man was killed and five others were wounded in a shooting in Oakland near the city’s Juneteenth celebration, though it wasn't known whether the violence was connected with the event, police said.

8 kids in youth van among the 13 lives lost to Claudette

Eight children in a van from a youth ranch for abused or neglected children were killed in a fiery multi-vehicle crash on a wet interstate over the weekend — the most devastating blow from a tropical depression that claimed a total of 13 lives in Alabama.

Pender County Sheriff’s Office searching for ‘extremely dangerous’ murder suspect

The Pender County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man wanted for allegedly murdering his estranged girlfriend.