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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    06/26/2017 - 8:11 am | View Link
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    06/25/2017 - 6:48 am | View Link
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    06/25/2017 - 3:48 am | View Link
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    06/24/2017 - 12:49 pm | View Link
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    06/22/2017 - 3:16 pm | View Website
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    06/21/2017 - 9:40 am | View Website
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