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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    07/21/2014 - 5:19 am | View Link
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    They’re the four-legged veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan – military war dogs, doing everything from sniffing out explosive devices on the battlefield to providing companionship to soldiers during wartime. Three of these dogs traveled to Washington, D.C., Wednesday with the same service...
    07/23/2014 - 8:01 pm | View Link
  • Iraq postpones vote for president, delaying power-sharing deal
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    07/23/2014 - 2:10 pm | View Link
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    07/23/2014 - 12:58 pm | View Link
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    07/23/2014 - 10:04 am | View Link
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  • Lawmakers: Make It Easier For Military Dogs To Reunite With Soldiers After War [PHOTOS]
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    07/23/2014 - 4:17 pm | View Link
  • Soldiers Reunite with Dogs They Served With in Iraq and Afghanistan
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    07/23/2014 - 12:53 pm | View Link
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    07/23/2014 - 8:53 am | View Link
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    07/23/2014 - 8:53 am | View Link
  • Solidarity sign * Humanist soldiers * Fact and fiction: Wednesday’s Roundup
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    07/23/2014 - 4:58 am | View Link
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  • Casualties in Iraq
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    07/23/2014 - 7:51 pm | View Website
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  • Soldiers' Angels
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    07/23/2014 - 8:45 am | View Website
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