Afghanistan

Another Idaho Soldier Dies In Afghanistan
Another Idaho soldier has been killed in combat in Afghanistan.  The family of Specialist Robert Dyas confirmed his death to Idaho’s news channel.  He was just 21 years old. The Department of Defense has not released any details about Dyas' death yet...
More Idaho Soldiers To Deploy
Just as Idaho troops are returning home from Iraq, the Idaho Army National Guard announces they are preparing to send more troops to Afghanistan.  The U.S. Department of Defense is sending 60 Idaho soldiers from the Army National Guard Company A 1-168 General Services Aviation Battalion to Afgh…
Hailey Remembers Bowe Bergdahl
Yesterday marked  the two year anniversary of the capture of U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl was  by the Taliban in Afghanistan. A gathering was held for Bowe and his family at Zaney's River Street Coffee House in Hailey at noon. Hailey Mayor Rick Davis read a statement from the Berg…
Ceremony Planned For Missing Hailey Soldier
Thursday marks the 2nd anniversary of the capture of U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl by the Telban. Burgdahl’s home town plans to mark the occasion with a public gathering at his former workplace, Zaney’s River Street Coffee House.  Hailey mayor Rick Davis and other…
Instapoll 6/22/11: Withdraw The Troops?
"President Obama has decided on a plan for withdrawing U.S. forces from Afghanistan, not two years after he surged 30,000 troops into the country in a bid to arrest the advances of the insurgency..." (Read More HERE.)
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Idaho Marine Injured in Afghanistan
Family members of a Marine from Fort Hall say he was badly injured in an explosion Saturday morning in Afghanistan. The Idaho State Journal reports that 21-year-old Cpl. Phillip Baldwin lost his right leg up to his hip and his left leg above the knee when he stepped on an improvised explosive device…