Special forces

FILE - In this May 14, 2009 file photo, Navy SEAL trainees carry inflatable boats at the Naval Amphibious Base Coronado in Coronado, Calif. The only woman in the Navy SEAL training pipeline has dropped out, a Navy special warfare official confirmed Friday, Aug. 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File)
August 11, 2017 - 6:56 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The only woman in the Navy SEAL training pipeline has dropped out, a Navy special warfare official confirmed Friday. The female midshipman voluntarily decided to not continue participating in a summer course that's required of officers who want to be selected for SEAL training, Lt...
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This combination of undated photos released by the U.S. Marine Corps on Friday, July 14, 2017, shows eight of the 16 the victims killed in a military plane crash earlier in the week in Mississippi. They are, top row from left, Cpl. Dan Baldassare, Staff Sgt. Robert Cox, Capt. Sean Elliott and Maj. Caine Goyette; bottom row, from left, Gunnery Sgt. Mark Hopkins, Sgt. Chad Jenson, Gunnery Sgt. Brendan Johnson, Sgt. Julian Kevianne. (U.S. Marine Corps via AP)
July 14, 2017 - 8:23 pm
The 15 Marines and a Navy sailor killed in a military plane crash earlier this week in Mississippi came from around the country. Six of the Marines and the sailor were from an elite Marine Raider battalion at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. "It is a tight-knit community, made up of some of the most...
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Iraqi federal policemen stand in a damaged building as Iraqi forces continue their fight against Islamic State militants in parts of the Old City of Mosul, Iraq, Sunday, July 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
July 10, 2017 - 3:53 am
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi forces slowly advanced on Monday to retake the last patch of ground in Mosul where Islamic State militants are holding on to a tiny sliver of the Old City, west of the Tigris River, a day after the prime minister visited the soldiers to congratulate troops on the hard-...
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Iraqi Special Forces soldiers celebrate after reaching the bank of the Tigris river as their fight against Islamic State militants continues in parts of the Old City of Mosul, Iraq, Sunday, July 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
July 09, 2017 - 4:58 pm
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi congratulated Iraqi troops Sunday in the streets of Mosul for driving Islamic State militants out of most of the city. But airstrikes and sniper fire continued amid the revelry, and the extremists stubbornly held small patches of ground west of the...
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Forensic officers move the van at Finsbury Park in north London, where a vehicle struck pedestrians in north London Monday, June 19, 2017. The vehicle struck pedestrians near a mosque in north London early Monday morning. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
June 19, 2017 - 2:09 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on a van plowing into a crowd outside a London mosque (all times local): 7:10 p.m. The White House says President Donald Trump is receiving updates on the incident in north London in which a car plowed into a crowd of pedestrians near a mosque. White House press secretary...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May arrives near the scene where a van struck pedestrians, in Finsbury Park, north London, Monday, June 19, 2017. London police, already stretched by a series of major incidents around the capital, are putting more officers on the street to reassure the public after a driver plowed into a crowd of people leaving a mosque early Monday. One man died at the scene and 10 people were injured. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
June 19, 2017 - 11:59 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on a van plowing into a crowd outside a London mosque (all times local): 4:50 p.m. London police say a 47-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of commission, preparation or instigation of terrorism including murder as well as attempted murder after a car plowed into...
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An armed police officer mans a cordon on the Seven Sisters Road at Finsbury Park where a vehicle struck pedestrians in London Monday, June 19, 2017. Police say a vehicle struck pedestrians on the road in north London, leaving several casualties and one person has been arrested. (Yui Mok/PA via AP)
June 19, 2017 - 12:56 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on a London crash in which a vehicle struck pedestrians (all times local): 5:45 a.m. British Prime Minister Theresa May says she will chair an emergency session of the security Cabinet later Monday after a van crash in London that is being investigating as possible...
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An armed police officer mans a cordon on the Seven Sisters Road at Finsbury Park where a vehicle struck pedestrians in London Monday, June 19, 2017. Police say a vehicle struck pedestrians on the road in north London, leaving several casualties and one person has been arrested. (Yui Mok/PA via AP)
June 19, 2017 - 12:43 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on a London crash in which a vehicle struck pedestrians (all times local): 5:30 a.m. A leader of the Muslim Council of Britain has called for extra security at mosques after a van struck worshippers leaving prayers at the Finsbury Park mosque. Police have said they are...
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April 29, 2017 - 3:44 pm
BAGHDAD (AP) — A U.S. service member in Iraq was killed Saturday by an explosive device outside Mosul, according to a statement released by the Pentagon. The Pentagon said the service member died from wounds sustained in an "explosive device blast," stating further information would be released as...
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April 28, 2017 - 1:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Army Rangers killed during a raid on an Islamic State compound in eastern Afghanistan may have died as a result of friendly fire during the opening minutes of the fierce, three-hour firefight, the Pentagon said Friday. Navy Capt. Jeff Davis said the U.S. military is...
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