A statement described the airstrikes as "defensive."
The R9X variant of the AGM-114 Hellfire is a non-explosive weapon best be described as a 100-pound flying switchblade.
The strikes employed twice as many weapons used as in the response to a Syrian chemical attack last year.
The Afghanistan conflict just recorded the most U.S. airstrikes in a single month in nearly a decade.
A statement said an Afghan unit on the ground had told coalition forces that the area was clear of friendly forces.
U.S. Africa Command says that there have been no civilian casualties as a result of U.S. air strikes targeting al-Shabaab.
President Trump moved to rescind part of an Obama-era order requiring the publication of a report on civilian casualties.
U.S. fighters, bombers, attack aircraft and drones released 7,362 weapons over Afghanistan in 2018.
In addition to U.S. and coalition strikes, Iraqi fighter aircraft have also attacked ISIS targets inside Syria recently.
The U.S. Marine Corps' F-35B made its combat debut this week, conducting its first strike in Afghanistan.
The Justice Department said the auction was a violation of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, a broad set of legal...
The Dominator was used in 2020 to recover the remains of seven Marines and one sailor after their AAV sunk.
One pilot was flown to a hospital in Dallas in critical condition.
Construction on the MidAmerica facility is scheduled to be completed in early 2024.
Soldiers have limited options to refuse the COVID-19 vaccine, and may have a hard time claiming an exemption.