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Archive for December 31st, 2013

Afghanistan Today, the GWOT Hotspot (The Afghanistan Scandal?) 12-31-13-New Year’s Eve

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The last day of December 2013, and another year in the book for US troops in Afghanistan. Now throughout 2014, US troops are engaging in retrograde operations, closing down US bases and packing up what equipment they can. Some pieces of equipment, even MRAPS I have read, are being shredded and sold for scrap. Let’s hope and pray that the US troops can get everything done BEFORE 31 December 2014 and can come home early. US troops need to come home now, and bring our money with them. Links from around the GWOT:

1.) The top six ways U.S. taxpayer money is being wasted in Afghanistan. With the US retirees having had their COLA cut, I say that the US needs to quit funding and equipping the Afghan army and fund our own military and our retirees, including medically retired US vets. Link: