The United States officially hands over security responsibility of the Green Zone to Iraqi security forces.
Barack Obama assumes office of the 44th President of the United States. He is the first African-American and the first born in Hawaii to serve in this office.Read More about President Barack Obama
Iraq provincial elections are held. Voter turnout fails to meet expectations and is the lowest on record in Iraq. Some provincial candidates and those close to them face political assassinations and attempted assassination.
Up to 20 NATO countries pledge to increase military and other commitments after the United States announces plans to add 17,000 additional troops.
Afghanistan presidential elections are held, but tainted by Taliban attacks at polling centers, low turnout and accusations of fraud.Read More about the Afghan Presidential election
Staff Sgt. Jared C. Monti is awarded the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty during Operation Enduring Freedom, on Jun. 21, 2006.Read More about Staff Sgt. Monti
After Abdullah Abdullah withdraws from the Afghanistan presidential election, Hamid Karzai wins with 55 percent of the votes and is sworn in for a second term.
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U.S. Army Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan is believed to be the lone shooter of some 43 people on Fort Hood, Texas, and he survived being shot by a civilian police officer, the base commander said.Read More about Army major declared sole suspect in Hood shooting
Resources to help those affected by the tragedy at Fort Hood, Texas, are flowing to the post, Army officials said Friday.Read More about Army sends support teams to aid Fort Hood Soldiers, families
After a moment of silence for those killed in the shootings Nov. 5, at Fort Hood, Texas, Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh and Chief of Staff of the Army George W. Casey Jr. addressed Soldiers, family members and the press.Read More about McHugh, Casey, entire Army family stand with Fort Hood after unthinkable tragedy
Military prosecutors have charged Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan with 13 counts of premeditated murder in the Nov. 5, 2009, attack at Fort Hood, Texas.Read More about Hasan charged with 13 counts of murder
Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates Thursday announced the Defense Department will conduct a broad review of the Nov. 5 Fort Hood, Texas, shooting that left 13 dead and dozens injured.Read More about Pentagon launches review of Fort Hood shooting
Thirty-two specifications of attempted premeditated murder were preferred Wednesday against alleged Fort Hood, Texas, shooter Maj. Nidal M. Hasan under Article 80 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice.Read More about Alleged Fort Hood shooter faces additional charges
The 'Underwear Bomber,' Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, tries to ignite an improvised explosive on Northwest Airlines Flight 253.