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'Stars And Stripes' Snaps Military Reactions

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'Stars And Stripes' Snaps Military Reactions

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The military newspaper Stars and Stripes reports U.S. service members reacted with "shock and awe" to the death of Osama bin Laden. Photos on the paper's website are from Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan. One shows troops solemnly watching the news. Another, shows Brigadier Gen. Tom Cosentino, who was in the Pentagon on Sept. 11, shaking hands with another officer — both smiling broadly.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.

Shock and awe, a new interpretation of a familiar phrase. That's the reaction reported in Stars and Stripes from U.S. service members to the death of Osama bin Laden. Photos on the military newspaper's website are from Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan. One shows troops solemnly watching the news. Another shows a brigadier general who was at the Pentagon on 9/11 shaking hands with another officer, both smiling broadly.

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