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Photo Friday: “Dog Bonding”

U.S. Army Sgt. Adam Serella, a narcotics patrol detector dog handler with the 3rd Infantry Division, takes time to bond with his dog, Nero, as local children look on during Operation Clean Sweep conducted in districts throughout Kandahar City, Afghanistan, … Continue reading

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Quadruple amputee undergoes surgery after Afghanistan blast

An Army soldier who lost his arms and legs during his third tour in Afghanistan last week underwent surgery Monday as supporters from around the globe offer prayers and messages of hope on a family website. Army Staff Sgt. Travis … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: “Rotor Wash”

Soldiers gather near a destroyed vehicle and protect their faces from rotor wash, as their wounded comrades are airlifted by a medevac helicopter from the 159th Brigade Task Force Thunder to Kandahar Hospital Role 3, on August 23, 2011. Three … Continue reading

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Troop deaths in Afghanistan down in 2011

U.S. military deaths in the Afghanistan War declined in 2011, the first drop in four years, amid a string of battlefield successes against Taliban insurgents by U.S. and other coalition forces. “We are very optimistic that the new trends will … Continue reading

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U.S. Commander: Taliban “Beaten” by Surge

Coalition forces in Afghanistan have beaten the insurgency in an important stronghold of Taliban fighters, though pockets of resistance remain, a U.S. commander said Monday in an interview with USA Today. “This is really the heart of the insurgency,” Marine … Continue reading

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Awesome Patches!!

For anyone who has seen comedian Jeff Dunham and his character, Achmed the Dead Terrorist, this was too good not to share. The other patch is pretty cool too. I think that says it all! A US UH-60 Black Hawk … Continue reading

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