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Five US troops killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan

...group of troops during a night firing exercise in southern Kandahar. In April 2004, former National Football League player Pat...university instructors who were travelling to Kabul for a seminar. Kandahar provincial spokesman Dawa Khan Menapal said the 33 were taken...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-06-11/five-us-troops-killed-friendly-fire-a
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PCV Profiles: A different time in Afghanistan

...differently. He was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Kandahar, Afghanistan during a time of peace...program. The program was headquartered in Kandahar, about 250 miles southwest of Kabul...expected."I married a woman I met in Kandahar who was also a Peace Corp volunteer...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-11-04/pcv-profiles-different-time-afghani
Neighbors
Afghans tell of US soldier's killing rampage

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan - Sitting on a dirty straw mat on the parched ground of southern Afghanistan, Masooma sank deeper inside a giant...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2013-05-17/afghans-tell-us-soldiers-killing-ramp
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Afghans want Obama to pressure Karzai

...Afghanistan's independence day in August, my friends in Kandahar were puzzled. Why was the government bothering to celebrate...help to repair the damage. Atif, a former aid worker from Kandahar, Afghanistan, is studying international relations at Tufts...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112009/opi_527039342.shtml
In Afghan Taliban birthplace, US troops step back

...this dusty base in the Zhari district of Kandahar province and at other bases scattered...one of the three most violent areas of Kandahar, the province that is the Taliban's...commander of international forces in Kandahar and three other southern provinces...

http://juneauempire.com/patrick-quinn/2012-12-24/afghan-taliban-birthplace-us-tr
Paralympics an inspiration to war-wounded athletes

...A year after Snyder stepped on an improvised explosive device laid by Taliban that he was trying to detect while on duty in Kandahar, the American is swimming at the London Paralympics - and adding sporting medals to his military ones."It was pretty much...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2012-09-06/paralympics-inspiration-war-wounded-at
Sports
Wounded warrior returns to Juneau

...they "pretty much pumped it out of one person and pumped it into me," McRae said."But it kept me alive," he said.In Kandahar, doctors essentially cut open his skull, from his right eyebrow to the back of his head to let his swelling brain breathe...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-09-04/wounded-warrior-returns-juneau
Local
NATO order changes way it will fight Afghan war

...defense ministry said five died in Herat province in the west; five died in Logar province in the east; and one was killed in Kandahar province in the south. In Helmand province, one Afghan soldier and a civilian were killed when a suicide bomber detonated...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2012-09-19/nato-order-changes-way-it-will-fight-
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What might have been in Afghanistan

...on the southern provinces of Helmand and Kandahar, which were the Taliban heartland, and on Kandahar city, which was Taliban leader Mullah...in the 1990s. I traveled to Helmand and Kandahar in 2010 and 2011 and saw many of the same...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-07-05/what-might-have-been-afghanistan
Opinion
Black Hawk crash kills 7 Americans, 4 Afghans

...insurgent fighters struck the helicopter in Kandahar province on Thursday morning. He declined...call with The Associated Press.The Kandahar provincial government backed the Taliban...Kot district, a rural area north of Kandahar city where insurgents move freely and...

http://juneauempire.com/heidi-vogt/2012-08-17/black-hawk-crash-kills-7-americans

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