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  • Vehicle Purchased From Soldier Abroad

    Vehicle Purchased From Soldier Abroad
    Far from home while deployed in the army in Afghanistan, Wesley McCracken was nevertheless able to prepare for his return home while still abroad.
  • The long goodbye to Afghanistan

    The long goodbye to Afghanistan
    The first U.S. Special Forces arrived in Afghanistan in October 2001 to fight alongside anti-Taliban rebels, spot targets for war planes and search the cave-dotted hills of Tora Bora for Osama bin Laden. This was how "Operation Enduring Freedom" was...

    A better plan for Afghanistan

    The following editorial appeared in the Dallas Morning News on Thursday, Oct. 30: The mission is far from accomplished in southern Afghanistan's Helmand province, but U.S. and British commanders felt enough confidence in Afghan government forces'...

    A gripping 'One Million Steps' examines Marines in Afghanistan

    A gripping 'One Million Steps' examines Marines in Afghanistan
    In the preface to "One Million Steps: A Marine Platoon at War," Bing West announces that "this is my sixth and final book about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan." If so, West has clearly left the best for last: a gripping, boot-level account of Marines in...

    U.S.-led forces rebuked for making Afghan troop evaluations secret

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A move by U.S.-led forces in Afghanistan to classify a key assessment of multibillion dollar efforts to train and equip local security forces is "inexplicable" and hides issues from the public, a U.S. government watchdog said....