Troops

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Associated Press
January 31, 2020 - 8:50 am
The number of U.S. troops diagnosed with mild traumatic brain injury since an Iranian airstrike earlier this month has increased to 64.
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Donald Trump Iran attack response
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The Annie Frey Show
January 08, 2020 - 1:34 pm
(KFTK) – Senator Roy Blunt said eliminating this person (Soleimani) was a good thing. “I thought the president’s tone and message were exactly right for today,” The Senator said. The president didn’t respond on the Iranian attack to a drone. He did react to the loss of American life and an attack...
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The United States is sending nearly 3,000 more Army troops to the Mideast as reinforcements.
Associated Press
January 03, 2020 - 12:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is sending nearly 3,000 more Army troops to the Mideast as reinforcements in the volatile aftermath of the killing of an Iranian general in a strike ordered by President Donald Trump, defense officials said Friday.
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military troops
July 26, 2019 - 12:59 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois National Guard is set to deploy about 400 soldiers to Afghanistan in what officials say is the largest mobilization of Guardsmen and women from the state in nearly a decade. The Chicago Tribune reports that members of the 178th Infantry Regiment that’s headquartered on...
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July 05, 2019 - 11:10 am
ST. LOUIS (KFTK) - Fair Saint Louis will be hosting their annual Salute to the Troops, a special commemorative event that honors 300+ Missouri and Illinois military service members and their families on Saturday, July 6 at 4:30 pm. In additon to over 4,000 American flags being distributed to the...
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May 14, 2019 - 4:07 pm
WASHINGTON (KFTK) — The U.S. military is exploring a plan to deploy 120,000 troops to the Middle East after tensions with Iran intensify. The White House is accusing Iran of sabotaging ships in the Persian Gulf. The Navy has sent the USS Abraham Lincoln to the Gulf. A deployment of 120,000 troops...
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April 30, 2019 - 9:22 am
(KFTK) - You've never seen a "Baby Shark" performance like this. It happened on the grounds of Fort Gordon in Georgia, as a drill sergeant led his troops to the tune of the catchy child's song: © 2019 KFTK (Entercom). All rights reserved
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U.S.-backed Syrian fighters work to defeat ISIS
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March 21, 2019 - 1:41 pm
BAGHOUZ, Syria (KFTK) — With U.S. support, Syrian forces are doing a final sweep of the last territory that had been seized by the Islamic State before declaring it officially liberated from the cruel empire that once ruled over 8 million people. This region of Syria had been under the control of...
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