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Fort Drum Troops Face More Time in Afghanistan

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Fort Drum Troops Face More Time in Afghanistan

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Fort Drum Troops Face More Time in Afghanistan

Fort Drum Troops Face More Time in Afghanistan

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Soldiers based at Fort Drum, N.Y., were supposed to returng this weekend from a tour of duty in Afghanistan. But the Pentagon has extended their stay for several months to meet a rising challenge from Taliban fighters. What does the decision mean for troop morale?

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