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Stories with subject: Troop deployments
  • Military scales down, modifies Guam buildup plan 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 5:26 pm
  • HAGATNA, Guam - The military's revised proposal for a buildup on Guam calls for less population growth and locating a Marine Corps live-fire training range on an Air Force base instead of the site of an ancient village.

  • Beaufort Marine unit returns from 9-month duty 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 4:08 am
  • MARINE CORPS AIR STATION BEAUFORT, South Carolina - A squadron of Beaufort-based Marines and their F/A-18 Hornet jets are returning from a nine-month deployment in the Middle East.

  • UN deploys Ugandan guard unit in Somali capital 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 11:55 am
  • KAMPALA, Uganda - About 400 Ugandan troops will be deployed to Somalia under a new United Nations guard unit charged with protecting U.N. staff and installations in the violence-prone Somali capital, Ugandan military officials said.

  • Washington state auditor deployed to South Korea 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 6:05 pm
  • OLYMPIA, Washington - Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley is in South Korea on a two-week military deployment.

  • Army unit at Fort Huachuca prepares for deployment 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 4:19 am
  • SIERRA VISTA, Arizona - An Army communications unit based in Arizona is preparing for deployment to Southwest Asia.

  • Lebanese foes celebrate together as army deploys 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 3:13 pm
  • TRIPOLI, Lebanon - Gunmen cheerfully shared coffee and cigarettes with men they have tried to kill with assault rifles, grenades and mortars. Women on balconies hurled rice to celebrate. Men chanted giddily to welcome soldiers deploying to the streets of this northern Lebanese city.

  • Soldiers from Va base set to deploy to Middle East 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 3:25 am
  • PETERSBURG, Virginia - Soldiers based at Fort Lee in Petersburg are gearing up for deployment to the Middle East.

  • ND Air Guard unit sends airmen to Asia 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 5:06 am
  • MINOT, North Dakota - The military says 15 airmen from a North Dakota Air National Guard unit have been deployed to southwest Asia.

  • South Bend mayor leaves for Afghanistan deployment 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 7:40 am
  • SOUTH BEND, Indiana - The mayor of South Bend is on his way to Afghanistan for a military deployment until the end of September.

  • 160 Wis. troops nearing deployment to Afghanistan 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 5:05 am
  • FORT MCCOY, Wisconsin - About 160 members of the Wisconsin National Guard are getting ready to leave for a deployment in Afghanistan.

  • Expert: Anti-Kony US deployment a 'game changer' 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 9:42 am
  • KAMPALA, Uganda - The U.S. government's decision to deploy military aircraft and additional troops could be "the decisive game changer" in the hunt for fugitive rebel leader Joseph Kony, whose notorious group, the Lord's Resistance Army, appears weaker than ever before amid growing defections and the loss of senior commanders, an expert said Monday.

  • Ukraine crisis prompts security rethink in Europe 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 12:41 pm
  • STOCKHOLM - After the Cold War, Sweden refocused its national security strategy to give more weight to deployments in faraway conflict zones and even non-military challenges like climate change. Critics who dwelled on a Russian threat were dismissed as dinosaurs.