Articles Tagged “Afghanistan”

  • Veterans to Showcase Creative Writing

    Sam Houston State University students currently enrolled in creative writing courses will host a Creative Writing Showcase today at 4 p.m. in the Dan Rather Mass Communications Building Room 126. The showcase is part of…

  • One Serviceman Killed and Others Wounded in Afghanistan

    During a Defense Department briefing yesterday, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook announced the death of a U-S serviceman and reported that others were injured . . . .   A dozen special op troops were…

  • Bowe Bergdahl Appears in Court

    Army deserter Bowe Bergdahl, who disappeared from his base in Afghanistan in 2009 and was later held by the Taliban for five years, was in court yesterday before a military judge in Fort Bragg on…

  • Obama Comments On Afghanistan Troop Levels

    Thursday, President Obama made an announcement about future troop levels in Afghanistan. First, through 2016 . . . .   And, he talked about the number of troops still to be on hand at the…

  • Issues With Sgt. Bergdahl Case Continue

    Defense Attorney Eugene Fidell, representing Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl charged with desertion in Afghanistan, says Army officer Lt. Col. Mark Visger is recommending that Bergdahl’s case be sent to a special court martial which is a…

  • Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Charged With Desertion

    Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, who was reported to have left his Afghanistan post and later wound up being held by the Taliban for five years, is now being charged with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy.…

  • “Lone Survivor” Box Office Success

    “Lone Survivor,” the movie based on the book by local Navy Seal hero Marcus Luttrell, was quite successful in its first weekend of wide release. Domestically, the film earned $38.5 million. The film, directed by…

  • “Lone Survivor” Opens Today

    The movie about local Navy Seal hero Marcus Luttrell’s ambush by over 100 Taliban fighters in Afghanistan, “Lone Survivor,” opens today at Huntsville Cinema 10. In 2005, Luttrell was the lone survivor among his team…

  • SHSU MIA/POW Remembrance Ceremony

    The SHSU Bearkat Battalion had an MIA-POW Remembrance Ceremony outside the Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum Friday morning. The ceremony was emceed by SHSU Military Chair Lt. Col. Rob McCormick. Melvin White VFW Post #587 Commander…

  • A Soldier’s Story Dominates Celebration for Lee Brice’s "I Drive Your Truck"

    A Soldier’s Story Dominates Celebration for Lee Brice’s "I Drive Your Truck"

    The story behind the song seized the spotlight Monday (May 13) at a party celebrating Lee Brice’s latest No. 1 single, “I Drive Your Truck.” Jointly hosted by BMI and ASCAP, the performance rights organizations,…