Afghanistan

Kennewick Soldier Robert Ellis Died in Afghanistan
Robert Wayne Ellis, from Kennewick WA, was one of four soldiers killed in Afghanistan on Tuesday. KEPR spoke with Robert's mother, who stated that her son's death was likely caused by a mortar or rocket. A prayer service will be held on Wednesday, June 19, at 7 PM at Grace Baptist Church i…
Who Likes Pancakes? Soldiers Do! [PHOTOS]
I woke up with my cup of coffee this morning and checked my Facebook and there it was an update from my daughter Sgt Brianna Carter taunting dear old dad with pancakes!
And I thought to myself how thoughtful people are to send these soldiers just a little slice of home while they are away from their …
30 American Troops Killed in Afghanistan Helicopter Attack
Editor's Note: This post has been updated to reflect that 30 American troops were killed in the attack, rather than 30, as initially reported.
Taliban insurgents shot down an American military helicopter in Afghanistan Saturday, killing 30 American troops, 7 Afghan commandos, and an interpreter …