With tag: afghanistan_war
Welch Calls Nation Building In Afghanistan "A Failure"
By Bob Kinzel
Peter Welch says the time has come for the United States to withdraw
virtually all of its troops from Afghanistan because President Obama's
policy of "nation building"
has been a failure. Welch is teaming up with one of the most
conservative members of Congress to restrict funding for the war in Afghanistan.
Vermont Marine Dies In Afghanistan
A Marine from Danville, Vermont has died in fighting in
Afghanistan. The U.S. Department of Defense says
22-year-old Cpl. Ian M. Muller was killed Friday in combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.
Stream Of Vermont Guard Members Begins To Return
By Steve Zind
Vermont Air National Guard base in South Burlington is
homecoming central this week. National
Guard members are arriving by the planeload at Burlington International Airport as soldiers return from their deployment to Afghanistan. Thursday morning, 98 Guard members arrived to emotional greetings with
family, friends and military and political leaders.