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# US Military

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US army investigating loss of 'sensitive' weapons accessories
A $10,000 reward has been offered for information which leads to the recovery of the missing military gear.
Preliminary hearing of WikiLeaks source suspect Bradley Manning draws to a close
Manning will have to wait until mid-January to find out if he is to face trail for allegedly aiding the enemy.
Elation as final US troops roll out of Iraq
The last American soldiers whooped and hugged as they crossed the border into neighbouring Kuwait.
Military Christmas decorations accidentally sent to families of dead US Marines
The US military has apologised for the error, saying the packages were supposed to only go to living post-9/11 recipients of the Purple Heart medal.
Second US spy drone crashes
The unmanned aircraft crashed while attempting to land at an airport in the Seychelles yesterday.
Afghan students protest US security pact negotiations
Protest follows tribal leaders’ decision to back negotiations for a new security agreement with the US.
In numbers: Ten years of the Afghan War
Check out’s overview of the decade that has passed since the US invasion of Afghanistan.
Ten years on US still doesn't know how to end Afghan conflict, says top commander
The former commander of US and NATO forces in Afghanistan says that the Iraq invasion complicated the Afghan conflict by turning public opinion.
US military to trial world's fastest-ever plane
The Falcon HTV-2, which will be launched at 3pm Irish time, can travel at 13,000mph – that’s Dublin to NYC in 14m 42sec.
Obama confirms troop withdrawal: "America, it is time to focus on nation building at home"
The US president says that having spent a trillion dollars on war, it’s time for the US to focus on jobs and innovation back home.
In numbers: the US military campaign in Afghanistan
An overview of the facts and figures from the US decade-long campaign in Afghanistan.
Five US soldiers killed in central Iraq
The deaths come despite US forces having disengaged from combat operations in the country last year.
Ex-hacker who led US authorities to Bradley Manning over WikiLeaks has no regrets
Adrian Lamo, 30, says he still considers Manning – who is facing a range of charges for allegedly supplying sensitive US military information to Wikileaks – a friend.
US lawmakers attempt to block openly gay military service
Amendments to a defence bill aim to maintain the ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ policy, which bans openly gay military service. The recognition of same-sex unions in the military is also under attack.
Man charged with murder after Frankfurt Airport gun attack
One person remains in critical condition after yesterday’s gun attack on a US military bus outside Frankfurt Airport, in which two people were killed.
At last, some hurling!... in Belmont, New Hampshire
Ireland’s native stick sport is so hot right now in the States… after soldiers saw a match while stopping over at Shannon Airport.
US military now accepting gay soldiers
Pentagon appeals decision to reverse “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy banning openly gay recruits.
Military ban on gays ruled 'unconstitutional'
‘Don’t ask, don’t tell’ law violates First Amendments, says Californian District Judge.
Pentagon demands records from Wikileaks
The Pentagon demands that Wikileaks hand over 15,000 unreleased reports and delete material published on its website.