Afghanistan

Kennewick Soldier Died in Afghanistan
Robert Wayne Ellis, from Kennewick WA, was one of four soldiers killed in Afghanistan on Tuesday. KEPR spoke with Robert's mother, who stated that her son's death was likely caused by a mortar or rocket. A prayer service will be held on Wednesday, June 19, at 7 PM at Grace Baptist Church i…
30 American Troops Killed in Afghanistan Helicopter Attack
Editor's Note: This post has been updated to reflect that 30 American troops were killed in the attack, rather than 31, as initially reported.
Taliban insurgents shot down an American military helicopter in Afghanistan Saturday, killing 30 American troops, 7 Afghan commandos, and an interpreter …