A Conversation with a Soldier in Iraq

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Sgt. Phillip Riley

Sgt. Phillip Riley, an M-1A1 tank gunner with the 3rd Infantry Division, is based outside of Fallujah. Charlie Mayer, NPR News hide caption

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As part of a series of conversations with soldiers stationed in Iraq, NPR's Scott Simon talks with Sgt. Phillip Riley about this week's announcement that troops will be staying on longer tours of duty.

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