Operation Enduring Freedom
HELENA — A motorist who struck and killed a retired military dog Monday morning feels “horrible” about it and reported the accident to authorities immediately, according to the Montana Highway Patrol trooper who investigated the incident.
At least 2,134 members of the U.S. military have died and 19,250 have been wounded in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion launched in October 2001 in response to the 9/11 attacks, according to an Associated Press count Tuesday.
Soldiers from the Montana Army National Guard’s 484th Military Police Company are back on American soil after a nine-month deployment in Afghanistan and will soon be returning to Montana.
At 1:30 p.m. Sunday, the Montana Army National Guard will recognize 22 soldiers and their families from the Montana National Guard stationed in Glasgow and Malta during a Freedom Salute Ceremony at the Billings Convention Center, 1223 Mullowney Lane.
The obligation that our nation owes to our wounded warriors is bigger than most Americans realize and certainly larger than what current Veterans Affairs resources will cover.
With emotions running at fever pitch all around him, Sgt. Dan Baker sat in the lobby of Edwards Jet Center at Billings Logan International Airport on Monday flipping through the pages on his e-reader oblivious to the sobs, tear-stained faces and wadded tissues that surrounded him.
With a quick 30-minute ceremony Sunday, the 105 soldiers of the Montana Army National Guard's 260th Combat Engineer Company began their last night in the state before a yearlong deployment overseas.
For the second time this month, a large Montana Army National Guard unit will mobilize for deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
The Montana Army National Guard's 484th Military Police Company, headquartered in Malta with detachments in Billings and Glasgow, will be deploying on April 16 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.
Gunfire was a typical part of any workday at Camp Phoenix, a base on the eastern edge of Kabul, Afghanistan, primarily used by American forces to aid in training the Afghan army and police.
After the soldiers served a year in Afghanistan supplying ammunition for war fighters, plans are under way to welcome home members of the U.S. Army 592nd Ordnance Company in a spectacular way.
BUTTE -- John Hoyt sat down at his computer on Sunday night in Butte and spent 15 minutes surfing the Web before coming across the headline that he said gave him chills.
A U.S. Marine Corps sergeant from Billings who was shot multiple times in Afghanistan earlier this month received a Purple Heart medal last week.
A U.S. Marine Corps sergeant from Billings is recovering after he was shot multiple times in Afghanistan earlier this week.