A Marine with with Fox Company of the 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment carries a metal detector at the front of his patrol in Helmand province in southern Afghanistan near Garmsir. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Despite High-Tech Help, Marines Confront IEDs

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Deadly October For U.S. In Afghanistan

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Marines from an explosive ordnance disposal team detonate a homemade explosive device, which was discovered near a compound outside of their base. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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On The Hunt For Roadside Bombs In Afghanistan

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14 Americans Killed In Afghan Crashes

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14 Americans Killed In 2 Afghan Helicopter Crashes

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Was McChrystal Wrong To Advise Obama Publicly?

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Is Afghan Conflict Akin To Vietnam?

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Levin Comments Examined

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Top General Says Time Running Out In Afghanistan

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Report: More U.S. Troops Needed In Afghanistan

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Army Sgt. 1st Class Jared Monti of Massachusetts (shown here in the mountains of Afghanistan) will be awarded the Medal of Honor posthumously for his actions on June 21, 2006, in which he gave his life trying to help another soldier. Courtesy of 10th Mountain Division hide caption

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In White House Ceremony, A War Hero Honored

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2 Democrats Criticize Afghan War Strategy

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Afghan Commander Calls For New Strategy

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Top General Calls Afghan Situation Serious

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