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Obama apologizes to aid group for US attack on Afghan hospital

...Afghan forces fighting to retake Kunduz from the Taliban had requested U.S. air power, and that a U.S. special operations unit in the "close vicinity" was communicating with the crew of the heavily armed AC-130 gunship that pummeled...
Nation and World
Top general recommends keeping more US troops in Afghanistan

...details about the airstrike on a medical clinic that Doctors Without Borders ran in Kunduz. He said a U.S. Special Operations unit that was close by was "talking to the aircraft that delivered" the firepower, which killed at least 22 people...
Nation and World
Five US troops killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan

...Five American troops with a special operations unit were killed by a U.S...five Americans were with a special operations unit that they did not identify...soldier working with the special operations unit.The deaths occurred during...
Not For Web
JPD captain set to retire

...2006. As lieutenant, he first commanded the Special Operations Unit and later assumed command of the Patrol command of both the Patrol Division and the Special Operations Unit. Branson has 12 years of police experience, all...


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