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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    10/18/2017 - 6:51 am | View Link
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    10/17/2017 - 11:45 am | View Website
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    10/16/2017 - 11:11 am | View Website
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