The Rhode Island National Guard says one of its Special Forces soldiers from New Jersey has died in combat in Afghanistan.
About seventy members of the Connecticut National Guard’s 143rd Batallion are leaving for Southwest Asia. The Waterbury-based unit will provide operational, logistical and personnel support for combat forces, the way it did in its 2006 […]
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The lone survivor of a rifle attack that killed soldiers from Connecticut and California at their base camp in Iraq says he can’t recall who shot him, while two forensic experts say they found little physical evidence to link the suspect to the crime.
Twenty-five Connecticut National Guard airmen are returning home from Afghanistan after their unit’s third deployment overseas in the war on terror.
Meriden Marine Frank Wuterich will spend no time in the military brig in his plea deal in his military trial in the death of civilians in Haditha, Iraq, and his pay will not be docked, but the military judge recommended he be reduced in rank to private.
A Meriden Marine faces a maximum of three months confinement, two-thirds forfeiture of pay and a rank demotion to private when he’s sentenced, after pleading guiilty to dereliction of duty in the death of civilians in the Iraqi town of Haditha in 2005.
A former squad mate testified at the trial of Meriden Marine Frank Wutercich that he felt the squad did nothing wrong in the Iraqi town of Haditha in 2005, when Marines killed 24 Iraqis, including unarmed women and children.
Connecticut officials on Thursday urged employers to take advantage of new state and federal financial incentives and hire returning veterans, many of whom are having difficulty finding work.