The additional U.S. troops will operate in a limited "advise and assist" capacity.
The Defense Department said the tank in question was Afghan, but the vehicle was transporting U.S. personnel.
Approximately 90 U.S. military personnel have already arrived in Cameroon, the White House says.
The President will instead keep the current force of 9,800 through most of 2016 before beginning to trim levels, senior administration officials said.
The U.S. military bombed a Medecins Sans Frontieres hospital on October 3, killing 22.
Russian airstrikes began last Wednesday—the country's biggest intervention in the Middle East for decades
The greatest tragedy caused by U.S. forces in several years has elicited strong criticism.
A senior Pentagon official said an earlier performance evaluation of the aircraft was overly optimistic.
The U.S. military's announcement was the latest blow to a troubled effort in the fight against ISIS.
Gone are the ISIS fighters clad in black, parading through captured villages. Now they’re cowering.
Two U.S. service personnel were also killed elsewhere in Helmand.
ISIS hackers publish what they say are details on U.S. government employees.
The former private, who was sentenced for leaking diplomatic cables to WikiLeaks, now may be punished for prison infractions.
The intelligence of officers in the Marines has steadily and significantly declined over the last 34 years.
United States chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff had promised the U.S. will not take "shortcuts on vetting."
For all the technological advances in warfare, from drones to nukes, nothing has superseded the infantryman.
Leading from the rear is one thing. Remaining in the rear and doing little or nothing is quite another.
President Obama has vowed to demilitarize police. Get ready for a long war.
Experts say the U.S. needs to rethink how its interrogators are trained.
George Washington abhorred torture and so should we.
“[The airmen] do some work, long story short, about 22 hours later…[they] take that entire building out.”