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GOP Lawmakers Wary Of Obama's Afghan Deadline

Posted: 07/04/2010 - Top Republican lawmakers and the Afghan ambassador to the United States are voicing opposition to President Barack Obama's intent to begin withdrawing troops from Afghanistan starting next year.

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Fire Can't Stop NC Army Band

Posted: 07/03/2010 - It will take more than a fire that destroyed their instruments and uniforms to stop the 82nd Airborne Division Band from its annual Independence Day concert in North Carolina.

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Body Of 30-Year-Old Woman Found Near NC Army Base

Updated: 07/02/2010 - Multiple media outlets reported Friday that Fayetteville Public Works Commission workers found the body near an abandoned dirt road close to Fort Bragg. The crew was working on a road project near the base.

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22nd MEU Honored For Aviation

Posted: 07/02/2010 - The Unit received the Navy's outstanding aviation safety award for a flawless record during its deployment.

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U.S. Attorney General Arrives In Afghanistan

Posted: 06/30/2010 - U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder arrived in Kabul Wednesday to discuss rooting out corruption and other law enforcement matters with senior Afghanistan and U.S. officials, the Justice Department said.

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Petraeus Faces Questions From War-Weary Lawmakers

Updated: 06/29/2010 - Lawmakers say Gen. David Petraeus is a shoe-in to achieve his latest objective, confirmation as the replacement for Gen. Stanley McChrystal as Afghanistan commander.

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Rapid Turnover At Top Worries U.S. Military

Posted: 06/27/2010 - Since 2001, a dozen commanders have cycled through the top jobs in Iraq, Afghanistan and the U.S. Central Command, which oversees both wars.

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General Faces Unease From 'Handcuffed' Troops

Updated: 06/23/2010 - Riding shotgun in an armored vehicle as it passed through the heat and confusion of southern Afghanistan this month, an Army sergeant spoke into his headset, summarizing a sentiment often heard in the field this year.

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Obama Ousts Afghan Commander McChrystal

Updated: 06/23/2010 - President Barack Obama says he has accepted the resignation of Gen. Stanley McChrystal with regret, but is certain that it is the right decision for the country's national security and the future of the U.S. mission in Afghanistan.

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Justice: Blackwater Case Should Have Gone Forward

Posted: 06/17/2010 - The Justice Department has told a federal appeals court that there was more than enough untainted evidence to justify a trial for five Blackwater Worldwide guards involved in a deadly 2007 shooting in Baghdad.

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Local Marines Heading To Afghanistan

Posted: 06/17/2010 - Family members and friends will have to say their goodbyes to 150 marines who are set to leave eastern Carolina for a tour of duty in Afghanistan.

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New Fighter Jets To Come To MCAS Cherry Point?

Updated: 06/15/2010 - Governor Beverly Perdue handed the Marines a letter intended for General James Conway supporting the Air Base in Havelock to bring in 11 F-35B Lightning Two Strike Fighter Jets within the next decade.

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