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Afghanistan Today, a GWOT Hotspot (the Afghanistan Scandal?) Sat. 11/15/14 (49 days to go)

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49 days to go, or close to that, for US troops left in Afghanistan. As the day to leave approaches, retrograde operations continue. Read the story at link #1 for details.

Links from around the GWOT:

1.) Missouri National Guard troops disassemble US bases in Afghanistan:

http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/missouri-guard-unit-home-after-taking-down-bases-in-afghanistan/article_46b0149e-2377-5425-8658-5e030f627a9d.html

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November 15, 2014 at 7:34 pm

Afghanistan Today, the GWOT Hotspot (The Afghanistan Scandal?) 8/10/14 Sun. (143 days to go)

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Say a prayer for America’s troops still in a dangerous Afghanistan, many, as the soldiers in the story at link #1, engaging in retrograde operations, packing equipment and closing US bases so all Americans can leave this country by 31 December 2013. Keep our troops and veterans in your thoughts and prayers this Sunday. Links from around the GWOT:

1.) Wisconsin National Guard troops engage in retrograde operations in a still dangerous Afghanistan, God’s speed to them. Link:

http://www.jsonline.com/news/wisconsin/wisconsin-guard-unit-helping-with-afghanistan-pullout-b99327138z1-270633821.html

Written by orangekite1

August 11, 2014 at 12:01 am

Afghanistan Today, the GWOT Hotspot (The Afghanistan Scandal?) Sun. 9-15-13

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Pray for American troops still in Afghanistan and packing up, closing down bases, as the US is in retrograde mode to get out of there by the deadline of 31 Dec. 2014. I hope they can get the job done before then and come home earlier than this date. In the meantime, US troops are still dying in Afghanistan. The latest is a National Guard soldier from Indiana who died of a non-combat illness. The type of illness was not revealed in this story. Links from around the GWOT:

1.) U.S. troops dismantling bases in Afghanistan:

http://www.newsobserver.com/2013/09/14/3193991/nato-forces-take-apart-bases-in.html

2.)  Indiana National Guard soldier dies of non-combat illness in Afghanistan, RIP soldier:

http://gazette.com/ind.-guard-sergeant-dies-of-illness-in-afghanistan/article/feed/43053