28 Dec '14, 5pm

US, NATO Mark End of War in Afghanistan

US, NATO Mark End of War in Afghanistan Voice of America The United States and NATO formally marked the end of their war in Afghanistan Sunday, but the Taliban insurgency they fought for 13 years remains a fierce enemy of the Afghan government. The U.S. and the Western military alliance ended their direct fighting operations with a ceremony at their military headquarters in Kabul. But they plan to keep 13,500 troops, 11,000 of them American, in the country to help train and advise Afghan government forces that will take over combat and security operations on New Year's Day. The commander of the International Security Assistance Force, U.S. Army General John Campbell, said the U.S. and NATO are not abandoning Kabul. "Our new resolute mission means we will continue to invest in Afghanistan's future, our commitment to Afghanistan endures," Campbell said. Whether the Afghan fo...

Full article: http://smallwarsjournal.com/blog/us-nato-mark-end-of-war-...

Tweets

In Afghanistan, an ill-defined end of an era fo...

stripes.com 28 Dec '14, 3pm

View Photo Gallery » Troops march during a ceremony in Kabul on Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, marking a change in the 13-year U.S...

Obama, Hagel Mark End of Operation Enduring Fre...

defense.gov 28 Dec '14, 9pm

Obama, Hagel Mark End of Operation Enduring Freedom DoD News, Defense Media Activity WASHINGTON, Dec. 28, 2014 – President...

Ceremony to mark transition of US troop presenc...

stripes.com 28 Dec '14, 6am

Soldiers from the 730th Transportation Company, 419th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 4th Resolute Support Sustainme...

'NATO and our partners have stood with Afghanistan': Secretary General @JensStoltenberg on a new chapter:

'NATO and our partners have stood with Afghanis...

nato.int 28 Dec '14, 10am

The security of Afghanistan will be fully in the hands of the country’s 350,000 Afghan soldiers and police. But NATO Allie...

President Thinks Losing Afghanistan War to Terrorists is a Responsible Conclusion #Military

President Thinks Losing Afghanistan War to Terr...

news.investors.com 27 Dec '14, 12am

U.S. members of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force eat dinner during Christmas celebrations in Kabul, Af...

#peakoil Will The World War 3 Be Fought Over Fo...

peakoil.com 28 Dec '14, 3pm

Whole world knows the consequences of a nuclear war. So, despite Putin’s aggression , the Ukraine crisis or the Arctic oil...

[IN PHOTOS] #Afghanistan: how it was and how it...

nato.int 23 Dec '14, 1pm

This is Afghanistan in 1968. Educated females wearing mini-skirts could be found in the cities. But the countryside remain...

CONFUSION: USA off War Footing, but Wars Go On...

CONFUSION: USA off War Footing, but Wars Go On...

militarytimes.com 30 Dec '14, 5pm

President Obama as he arrives to deliver the commencement address May 28 to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point's Clas...

#PHOTOS: Part 3 of our look back on the war in ...

media.stripes.com 23 Dec '14, 4pm

T hree days after the 9/11 attacks, President George W. Bush stood before the ruins of the shattered World Trade Center an...

#Russia dubs NATO major threat in new #military doctrine

#Russia dubs NATO major threat in new #military...

mashable.com 26 Dec '14, 5pm

President Vladimir Putin on Friday signed a revised version of Russia’s military doctrine that names “NATO's military buil...

As troop numbers fall in Afghanistan, another Christmas at war

As troop numbers fall in Afghanistan, another C...

stripes.com 25 Dec '14, 3pm

View Photo Gallery » Soldiers toast with nonalcoholic beer on Christmas Day 2014 in a dining hall at the headquarters of t...

A new chapter in Afghan-NATO ties - Op-ed by NATO SG @jensstoltenberg for Pajhwok Afghan News

A new chapter in Afghan-NATO ties - Op-ed by NA...

nato.int 24 Dec '14, 11am

As we complete the international combat mission at the end of 2014, we open a new chapter in the relationship between NATO...

MT @DoDNews: Obama, Hagel mark end of Operation...

defense.gov 29 Dec '14, 3pm

Obama, Hagel Mark End of Operation Enduring Freedom DoD News, Defense Media Activity WASHINGTON, Dec. 28, 2014 – President...

Mark’s Blog – SECRETS OF RESILIENCY

Mark’s Blog – SECRETS OF RESILIENCY

navyseals.com 27 Dec '14, 4pm

Mark’s Blog: THE SECRETS OF RESILIENCY 4 Steps Toward Mastering Emotional Control Do you tend to back off, or even quit, w...