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U.S. Military Deployments In Afghanistan

President Obama has ordered an additional 21,000 U.S. forces to Afghanistan to counter the Taliban resurgence. The 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, including "America's Battalion" — the 2nd Battalion of the 8th Marine Regiment — is deploying to southern Afghanistan, the heart of the Taliban insurgency.

 
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Sources: NATO, U.S. Defense Department

Credit: NPR



   
   
   
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