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U.S. Garrison Grows at Kandahar Airport

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U.S. Garrison Grows at Kandahar Airport

U.S. Garrison Grows at Kandahar Airport

U.S. Garrison Grows at Kandahar Airport

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More than 4,300 U.S. and allied soldiers are now stationed at the airport in Kandahar, Afghanistan. NPR's Tom Gjelten reports for Morning Edition that the air war may be over, but soldiers are still on high alert and working overtime to keep air traffic moving and the runway in one piece.

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