Emma and Christopher Winfield at their home in Cape Coral, Fla., on Sept. 3. Their son, U.S. Army Spc. Adam Winfield, is accused of murdering civilians during his deployment to Afghanistan, a charge he and his family firmly refute. Erik Kellar/AP hide caption

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A U.S. F-15 fighter jet takes off in Saudi Arabia during the 1990-91 Operation Desert Shield. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Tooryalai Wesa, the provincial governor of Kandahar, says that international organizations are attracting Afghans with better salaries, which creates another problem for recruiting civil servants. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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U.S. Marines wait for the beginning of the dedication ceremony of the National Museum of the Marine Corps in November 2006 in Quantico, Va. For more than 200 years, the Marine Corps has been hitting the beaches. But over the past decade, the Marines have operated like a smaller Army in Iraq and Afghanistan, far from the water's edge. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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