Middle East

  • U.S. Army Brigadier General Harold J. Greene,  the two-star Army general who was the highest-ranking U.S. military officer to be killed in either of America's post-9/11 wars. He was an engineer who rose through the ranks as an expert in developing and fielding the Army's war material.
  • An Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier gestures at vehicles to stop at a check point near the British-run military training academy Camp Qargha, in Kabul, Aug. 6, 2014.
  • Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers inspect a car at a check point near the British-run military training academy at Camp Qargha, in Kabul, Aug. 6, 2014.
  • Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers keep watch at the gate of a British-run military training academy at Camp Qargha, in Kabul, Aug. 5, 2014.
  • Army Lt. Col. Juanita Chang speaks to the media on behalf of the family of Maj. Gen. Harold Greene, outside his home in Falls Church, Va., Aug. 5, 2014.
  • The front door of the home of Maj. Gen. Harold Greene, the two-star Army general who was shot to death in one of the bloodiest insider attacks of the long Afghanistan war, in Falls Church, Va., Aug. 5, 2014.

US General Killed in Kabul by Afghan Gunman

Published August 06, 2014

A man wearing an Afghan army uniform shot and killed a U.S. general and wounded as many as 15 other U.S. and international troops in Kabul on Tuesday, August 5, 2014.


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