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#Soldier

# soldier - Last year 2021

'All you could hear was gunshots': Soldier on scenes at Kabul airport as civilians tried to flee
# Taliban
# Taliban

'All you could hear was gunshots': Soldier on scenes at Kabul airport as civilians tried to flee

Sep 8th 2021, 7:29 AM 11,914 Views 2 Comments

“I have never seen people jumping over fences because they are that desperate to get away.”

# soldier - All time

Russian serviceman shoots dead eight fellow soldiers at military base in Siberia
# Russia
# Russia

Russian serviceman shoots dead eight fellow soldiers at military base in Siberia

Oct 25th 2019, 6:49 PM 14,454 Views 14 Comments

The defence ministry said his actions “could be the result of a nervous breakdown”.

Retired soldier brings High Court action over being prescribed anti-Malaria drug for overseas service
# Larium
# Larium

Retired soldier brings High Court action over being prescribed anti-Malaria drug for overseas service

Jun 21st 2019, 10:59 PM 24,571 Views 0 Comments

He spent 25 years in the Defence Forces including periods in Liberia and Chad.

Former soldier settles case over health problems he claims were caused by anti-malaria drug
# Courts
# Courts

Former soldier settles case over health problems he claims were caused by anti-malaria drug

Mar 19th 2019, 6:38 PM 19,746 Views 0 Comments

He brought proceedings over what he claimed were the effects of taking Larium while he served with the Defence Forces.

Body of British soldier exhumed from bog in Clare
# War Of Independence
# War Of Independence

Body of British soldier exhumed from bog in Clare

May 14th 2018, 7:33 PM 84,278 Views 80 Comments

Private George Duff Chalmers, who was 18 when he died, will be reburied in Dublin.

World's first total penis and scrotum transplant takes place in US
# Soldier
# Soldier

World's first total penis and scrotum transplant takes place in US

Apr 24th 2018, 8:44 AM 37,611 Views 60 Comments

Doctors hope the man will regain near-normal urinary and sexual functions.

Journalists ordered to leave courtroom in trial of Palestinian teenager accused of hitting two Israeli soldiers
# Israel
# Israel

Journalists ordered to leave courtroom in trial of Palestinian teenager accused of hitting two Israeli soldiers

Feb 13th 2018, 11:11 AM 43,670 Views 0 Comments

A video showing the incident went viral in December.

North Korean soldier defects to South, triggers gunfire at border
# Tension
# Tension

North Korean soldier defects to South, triggers gunfire at border

Dec 21st 2017, 6:54 AM 20,254 Views 23 Comments

The soldier cross the border in thick fog and made his way to a guard post.

Dramatic video shows North Korean soldier being shot as he attempts escape across border
# Under Fire
# Under Fire

Dramatic video shows North Korean soldier being shot as he attempts escape across border

Nov 22nd 2017, 8:40 AM 39,326 Views 44 Comments

The defector was shot at least four times in his desperate escape bid.

Pregnant widow of killed US soldier says phone call from Donald Trump made 'me cry even worse'
# Controversy
# Controversy

Pregnant widow of killed US soldier says phone call from Donald Trump made 'me cry even worse'

Oct 23rd 2017, 2:05 PM 36,067 Views 82 Comments

Myeshia Johnson told ABC’s Good Morning America in an interview that she has nothing to say to the president.

Mother of US soldier killed in Niger accuses Trump of 'disrespecting' her son
# Sergeant La David Johnson
# Sergeant La David Johnson

Mother of US soldier killed in Niger accuses Trump of 'disrespecting' her son

Oct 18th 2017, 8:29 PM 18,443 Views 92 Comments

Hours earlier, Trump denied the claims that were made, saying that he had proof.

Over 1,000 Defence Forces members bought their way out in the last five years
# Recruitment
# Recruitment

Over 1,000 Defence Forces members bought their way out in the last five years

Oct 3rd 2017, 9:15 AM 27,687 Views 75 Comments

Representatives say the government needs to improve pay and conditions to stop people leaving and encourage new recruits to join.

Israeli soldier sentenced to 18 months for shooting dead injured Palestinian
# Elor Azaria
# Elor Azaria

Israeli soldier sentenced to 18 months for shooting dead injured Palestinian

Feb 21st 2017, 11:51 AM 15,661 Views 99 Comments

A video of the shooting was shared widely online.

Court allows partial release of video showing British soldier murdering Taliban fighter
# Caught On Camera
# Caught On Camera

Court allows partial release of video showing British soldier murdering Taliban fighter

Feb 1st 2017, 10:57 PM 19,041 Views 86 Comments

Alexander Blackman was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a wounded Taliban soldier.

Transgender soldier becomes first woman to serve on frontlines of British Army
# History
# History

Transgender soldier becomes first woman to serve on frontlines of British Army

Sep 17th 2016, 12:00 PM 14,684 Views 77 Comments

Chloe Allen joined the army in 2012 as a man named Ben.

Search resumes for man in his 20s who got into difficulty swimming off Donegal coast
# Bundoran
# Bundoran

Search resumes for man in his 20s who got into difficulty swimming off Donegal coast

Aug 24th 2016, 7:22 AM 14,036 Views 2 Comments

The search resumed at first light.

Police capture soldier suspected of killing 11 on tropical island
# Manhunt
# Manhunt

Police capture soldier suspected of killing 11 on tropical island

Apr 27th 2016, 7:40 PM 32,337 Views 11 Comments

Nine guns, along with ammunition, were recovered several hours after the shooting.

66-year-old former British soldier arrested over Bloody Sunday shootings
# Derry
# Derry

66-year-old former British soldier arrested over Bloody Sunday shootings

Nov 10th 2015, 11:00 PM 93,545 Views 161 Comments

Families of victims have welcomed the development.

Italian woman who had baby with German soldier reunited with daughter after 71 years
# World War II
# World War II

Italian woman who had baby with German soldier reunited with daughter after 71 years

Aug 10th 2015, 7:16 PM 24,529 Views 20 Comments

“I never imagined that I would one day be able to hug her”.

Red Devil catches team-mate after parachute fails to open
# Thanks Mate
# Thanks Mate

Red Devil catches team-mate after parachute fails to open

Jun 20th 2015, 12:19 PM 26,599 Views 12 Comments

Neither of the soldiers were injured in the incident.

This North Korean soldier found a very simple (but dangerous) way to defect
# Come On In
# Come On In

This North Korean soldier found a very simple (but dangerous) way to defect

Jun 15th 2015, 4:57 PM 29,514 Views 37 Comments

He walked into South Korea.

This six-year-old girl went to meet the Queen... but was hit in the face
# Oops
# Oops

This six-year-old girl went to meet the Queen... but was hit in the face

Jun 11th 2015, 8:00 PM 43,445 Views 25 Comments

Poor little Maisie.

'Spinning' Buckingham Palace guardsman facing army investigation
# Messer
From The Daily Edge
# Messer

'Spinning' Buckingham Palace guardsman facing army investigation

Sep 3rd 2014, 6:05 PM 36,233 Views 45 Comments

Dance like the Ministry of Defence isn’t watching.

Israel announces death of missing soldier, while 12 die in air strikes on Gaza
# Hamas
# Hamas

Israel announces death of missing soldier, while 12 die in air strikes on Gaza

Aug 3rd 2014, 7:13 AM 10,391 Views 145 Comments

Nine of the victims were killed in the southern town of Rafah and three other in central Gaza, the sources said.

Hamas agrees to 24-hour humanitarian truce
# Ceasefire
# Ceasefire

Hamas agrees to 24-hour humanitarian truce

Jul 27th 2014, 7:47 PM 19,650 Views 274 Comments

This followed a statement by Israel that it would resume its raids on Gaza.

US to try new experiment to restore soldiers' memories
# Brain Chip
# Brain Chip

US to try new experiment to restore soldiers' memories

Jul 9th 2014, 5:20 PM 6,371 Views 35 Comments

The US says it is carefully weighing the ethics of the experiments.

Only US soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan freed after five years
# Prisoner Of War
# Prisoner Of War

Only US soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan freed after five years

May 31st 2014, 6:34 PM 18,467 Views 75 Comments

Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl was freed in exchange for the release of five Afghan prisoners from Guantanamo Bay.

Watch this soldier's emotional reunion with his bomb-sniffing dog
# Together Again
From The Daily Edge
# Together Again

Watch this soldier's emotional reunion with his bomb-sniffing dog

May 3rd 2014, 11:35 AM 2,677 Views 4 Comments

Oh yeah. The feels are coming.

Dad moves messy daughter's bedroom to the driveway to teach her a lesson
# Inspired By Cadbury
From The Daily Edge
# Inspired By Cadbury

Dad moves messy daughter's bedroom to the driveway to teach her a lesson

Apr 2nd 2014, 6:00 PM 39,860 Views 20 Comments

He just wanted to give the bed a good airing.

Little girl has no idea Dad is home from Afghanistan and hiding in a box
# Happy Birthday
From The Daily Edge
# Happy Birthday

Little girl has no idea Dad is home from Afghanistan and hiding in a box

Feb 20th 2014, 9:22 AM 4,161 Views 2 Comments

So many feels.

Returning soldier dresses up as Santa to give his mother a heartwarming surprise
# Santa Baby
From The Daily Edge
# Santa Baby

Returning soldier dresses up as Santa to give his mother a heartwarming surprise

Dec 31st 2013, 10:30 PM 2,006 Views 0 Comments

Please allow us one final Christmas-related cry.

Shatter: No indications Irish troops in Syria are a target
# Golan Heights
# Golan Heights

Shatter: No indications Irish troops in Syria are a target

Dec 15th 2013, 10:20 AM 7,461 Views 41 Comments

The Minister for Defence said we must accept we are putting troops in harm’s way when we deploy them to these types of operations.

Julian Assange: Bradley Manning didn't get a fair trial
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

Julian Assange: Bradley Manning didn't get a fair trial

Jul 31st 2013, 8:13 AM 5,244 Views 73 Comments

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange said the conviction of Bradley Manning on 20 out of 22 counts set a “dangerous precedent”.

Woolwich accused disrupts court hearings, shouting: ‘I’m a soldier’
# Woolwich
# Woolwich

Woolwich accused disrupts court hearings, shouting: ‘I’m a soldier’

Jun 5th 2013, 6:34 PM 12,510 Views 0 Comments

Michael Adebolajo asked to be referred to as Mujaahid Abu Hamza, and accused the trial judge of trying to ‘stifle the truth’.

Second man charged with murder of Lee Rigby
# Lee Rigby
# Lee Rigby

Second man charged with murder of Lee Rigby

Jun 2nd 2013, 9:17 AM 4,605 Views 20 Comments

Michael Adebolajo has also been charged with attempted murder of two police officers.

Man arrested after French soldier stabbed in the neck
# Investigation
# Investigation

Man arrested after French soldier stabbed in the neck

May 29th 2013, 8:18 AM 4,694 Views 6 Comments

Sources close to the investigation said the 22-year-old man arrested was a supporter of radical Islam.

Knitting on the Late Late Show and Shatter's apology: The week in quotes
# Said And Done
# Said And Done

Knitting on the Late Late Show and Shatter's apology: The week in quotes

May 26th 2013, 7:00 PM 17,504 Views 22 Comments

“I was told there would be at least one nun sitting in the Late Late Show audience, knitting. And sure enough, there she was”.

French soldier stabbed in neck outside Paris
# France
# France

French soldier stabbed in neck outside Paris

May 26th 2013, 10:57 AM 10,358 Views 28 Comments

Comparisons have been drawn between the attack and the killing of a British soldier earlier this week.

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