US soldier captured in Afghan

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  1. breaking news......

    US soldier captured in eastern Afghanistan, say military officials

    more to follow

  2. Poor sod.
  3. What will God do for him?
  4. Which one 8O
  5. KABUL (AP) — US military spokeswoman says insurgents have captured an American soldier in eastern Afghanistan.

    Capt. Elizabeth Mathias said the soldier has been missing since Tuesday. She said she could not provide further information.

    Mathias said the military was using "all our resources to find him and provide for his safe return."

    The soldier was not taking part in the major military operation launched in the southern Taliban stronghold of Helmand early Thursday.
  6. Sadly I think the poor bloke won't be seeing home again. RIP.
  7. By Heather Langan

    July 2 (Bloomberg) -- The Afghan Taliban said it captured a
    U.S. soldier, Agence France-Presse reported.
  8. Do you really have to ask?

    Fingers crossed for a happy ending or if not...a quick one

  9. A f*cking nightmare scenario for any NATO/alliance soldier caught by the Taliban, RIP.
  10. A million to one chance is still a chance sawdogxix
  11. Milsum, apologies, I think these came in out of turn which made me read it out of context. A costly week.
  12. Eh? Whether you are jewish, christian, islamist, there's only one sky fairy. He just has a different style of beard depending upon your family culture.
  13. Goatman

    Goatman LE Book Reviewer

    ALL of them........if lighting a candle to Mars and Minerva would do the trick - whose got the matches?

    Two ways to look at this - fingers crossed for a swift release either way.

    My thoughts and prayers with the soldier, and his family and colleagues.

    Don Cabra
  14. Lets hope for a miracle.. can't see it happening though.