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Panetta, Dempsey mark end of Iraq mission

Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta arrived here today to join Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, in ceremonies...

Iraq to take over last US base ahead of pullout

Iraq will assume command Friday of the last US military base in the country, a day after US forces formally marked the end of...

In Iraq war, a revolution in battlefield medicine

The Iraq war ushered in dramatic advances in battlefield medicine, with the effects of homemade bombs leading the US military to radically change how...

US Soldiers in Iraq Pack Gear for Departure

Quartermaster soldiers here are busy packing up pallets of military equipment prior to shipment out of Iraq. “Our mission here was to take all the...

Air Force assists in historic final transfer of Iraq’s airspace

With the Air Force's assistance, Iraq now has full air traffic control responsibility for the country's airspace for the first time since 2003. The Air...

B 52 Bombing Iraq 1991

B 52 Bombing Iraq 1991 1991 Gulf War

Panetta warns Iran not to meddle in Iraq

US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on Wednesday warned Iran that it should not meddle in Iraq when American forces leave the country at the...

Obama: All US Troops out of Iraq by year’s end

All U.S. servicemembers will leave Iraq by the end of the year, President Barack Obama announced today. About 40,000 U.S. service members are in the...

Iraq’s Move to Revoke Immunity for Troops Adds to US Problems

The Iraqi government's intention to revoke immunity for US troops staying on past the official withdrawal date poses a problem for the US not...

Iraq Drawdown Continues as Partnership Takes Shape

With 100,000 U.S. forces already gone from Iraq since January 2009 and more to follow, the Defense Department is working to ensure a successful...