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Mental illness higher in US soldiers than in civilians: Study

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 04, 2014, 20:40

Many American soldiers suffer from some form of mental illness, and rates of many of these disorders are much higher in soldiers than in civilians, the largest study of mental-health risk among the US military has found.

Six US soldiers killed in Afghan helicopter crash

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 01:40

Six US troops from the NATO mission in Afghanistan were killed and one was wounded in a helicopter crash on Tuesday, with officials saying it was not a suspected Taliban strike.

Karzai wants Obama to admit military mistakes in Afghanistan

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 14:42

Afghan President Hamid Karzai wants a letter written by US President Barack Obama that will acknowledge military mistakes made during 12-year war in his country in return for allowing American counterterrorism raids on private Afghan homes, a media report said.

Seven American service members killed in Afghanistan

Last Updated: Sunday, May 05, 2013, 11:32

Seven US soldiers and a member of the NATO-led coalition were killed in one of the deadliest days for Americans and other foreign troops in Afghanistan in recent months.

John Mayer shows support for US soldiers by painting veteran`s home

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 15:57

John Mayer, who donated proceeds from his 2012 tour to help US` former servicemen and women, picked up a paintbrush for the Veterans Build 2013 campaign.

Al Qaeda in Yemen offers ‘gold bounty’ for killing US envoy, soldiers

Last Updated: Monday, December 31, 2012, 12:06

Al Qaeda’s branch in Yemen has offered a bounty of gold worth 160,000 dollars to anyone who assassinates US ambassador Gerald M Feierstein.

US punishes 6 soldiers for burning Quran in Afghan

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 28, 2012, 11:45

The US will hand over administrative punishment to its six soldiers for their role in desecration of Holy Quran in Afghanistan early this year

Uniformed man kills 3 US soldiers in Afghanistan

Last Updated: Friday, August 10, 2012, 13:00

In the latest violence in Afghanistan, three American soldiers have been killed by a uniformed Afghan man.

US soldiers found posing with remains of suicide bombers

Last Updated: Thursday, April 19, 2012, 00:04

US troops posed with mangled remains of suspected Taliban suicide bombers in a new macabre incident to come to light.

100 US soldiers confined after missing equipment

Last Updated: Sunday, January 08, 2012, 18:39

Authorities conducted an inventory last month and are trying to determine how long the equipment has been missing.

Taliban kill four US soldiers in Afghanistan

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 28, 2011, 23:20

The Taliban claimed to have destroyed a US tank and killed four soldiers.

8 US soldiers charged in death of bullied comrade

Last Updated: Thursday, December 22, 2011, 10:13

Even before the Army sent him to Afghanistan, supporters say, Pvt. Daniel Chen was fighting a personal war.