Soldiers Go From Iraq To Afghanistan

Soldiers who just returned from Iraq are among several thousand being ordered to Afghanistan in six months as part of a mission designed to beef up Afghan forces ahead of a planned 2014 U.S. military withdrawal, officials said.

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  • iCasualties | OIF | Iraq | Fatalities Details
    Date Country Name Rank Age Cause Province Place of Death Branch State/Region City Unit Stationed; 3-15-2018: US: NAME NOT RELEASED YET: Not reported yet: 0: Non ...
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  • iCasualties: Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation ...
    Operation Iraqi Freedom: Operation Enduring Freedom/Afghanistan: Copyright © 2009
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