Familes are outraged after the murderer of three Marines in Afghanistan was sentenced as a juvenile to just 7.5 years in jail.
Staff Sgt. Ryan Pitts sat down with Steve Doocy this morning to reflect on receiving the Medal of Honor from President Obama earlier this week. Pitts became the ninth living recipient of the nation’s highest military award for actions in Iraq and Afghanistan for his heroism during one of the deadliest battles of the Afghanistan war.
Today, President Barack Obama presented Staff Sgt. Ryan Pitts with the Medal of Honor for his actions in 2008 during the Battle of Wanat, one of the deadliest engagements of the war in Afghanistan. As the ninth living recipient of the nation’s highest award for actions in Iraq and Afghanistan, Pitts has vowed to wear the medal to honor and remember his fellow soldiers who died that day.
On Fox and Friends this morning, Pete Hegseth weighed in on the Defense Department's reported decision to send "pink slips" to U.S. soldiers still on the battlefield in Afghanistan. The letters tell the soldiers that their service will no longer be needed when their current deployment ends.
A senior defense official confirms to Fox News this morning that five U.S. Special Forces were killed Monday in what appears to have been a friendly fire incident in southern Afghanistan. According to multiple reports, a NATO aircraft unleashed an airstrike on the wrong position after coalition forces encountered the enemy, and air support was called in.
A closed-door briefing is set for today on Capitol Hill as lawmakers seek more information about the controversial Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl prisoner exchange. Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) will be attending the meeting and joined Fox and Friends this morning to detail some of the questions he wants answered.
An emotional interview this morning on America's Newsroom as Bill Hemmer sat down with the mother of a U.S. soldier who is said to have been killed while searching for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in Sept. 2009.
Time magazine has published a rare interview with some of the Taliban leaders who were involved in negotiating the prisoner swap in which U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was released in exchange for five Taliban leaders held at Guantanamo Bay. One of the commanders said the trade, which has led to harsh criticism of the Obama administration, will "definitely" inspire more kidnappings.
President Obama spoke from Brussels this morning, taking some questions alongside British Prime Minister David Cameron. The president was asked about the criticism he has received for releasing five Taliban leaders in exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was held in Afghanistan for the past five years.
Was the swap of five Gitmo detainees for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl legal? Judge Andrew Napolitano weighs in.
New video coming out this morning of the handover of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl to U.S. forces in eastern Afghanistan. In the footage, released by the Taliban, Bergdahl is standing and walking and there are no indications of poor health.
Bill Hemmer discussed the latest fallout from the Bowe Bergdahl prisoner exchange with Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), who has expressed grave concerns that the Taliban leaders will rejoin the battle after their release from Guantanamo Bay.