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Afghanistan War

Normally, Congress waits at least ten years after a war ends to authorize a monument. But supporters say a proposed "Global War on Terrorism" memorial should be built now.

 

Carson Frame / TPR News

Airmen who seek to become part of an elite special warfare unit will now start their training at a complex named for Master Sgt. John A. Chapman, a combat controller and Medal of Honor recipient.


A U.S. soldier prays during a ceremony marking the 14th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the United States, in Kabul, Afghanistan September 11, 2015.
Mohammad Ismail | Reuters

Texas veterans of the war in Afghanistan hope a treaty between the U.S. and the Taliban will end two decades of fighting and bring a sense of closure. But they have doubts about whether the peace will last and whether the progress made in recent years to improve the lives of Afghan women will hold.


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A University of Texas at San Antonio researcher uncovered new information about how battlefield trauma care evolved during the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. Troops' survival rates increased three-fold as the conflicts wore on, even as injuries became more severe.