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First Group of U.S. Marines Deploys in Australia

Posted April 4th, 2012 at 5:35 am (UTC-5)
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The first wave of U.S. Marines has arrived in northern Australia, marking the start of a larger U.S. military presence in the Asia-Pacific region. Australian Defense Minister Stephen Smith greeted the 200 Marines as they stepped off a charter flight in Darwin Wednesday. The Marines are the first contingent of an eventual 2,500-member Air Ground […]

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First Group of U.S. Marines Deploys in Australia

Posted April 4th, 2012 at 12:15 am (UTC-5)
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The first wave of U.S. Marines has arrived in northern Australia, marking the start of a larger U.S. military presence in the Asia-Pacific region. Australian Defense Secretary Stephen Smith greeted the 200 Marines as they stepped off a charter flight in Darwin Wednesday. The Marines are the first contingent of an eventual 2,500-member Air Ground […]

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US Troops Leave Iraq, Ending Almost 9 Years of War

Posted December 18th, 2011 at 6:05 pm (UTC-5)
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The last convoy of U.S. soldiers has left Iraq, ending an almost nine-year U.S.-led war that ousted Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein and left a fragile democracy still facing insurgents and sectarian divisions. The final convoy of 100 U.S. military vehicles carrying about 500 troops crossed into Kuwait Sunday morning , leaving behind several hundred U.S. […]

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US Troops Leave Iraq, Ending Almost 9 Years of War

Posted December 18th, 2011 at 12:00 pm (UTC-5)
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The last convoy of U.S. soldiers has left Iraq, ending an almost nine-year long U.S.-led war that ousted Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein and left Iraqis with a fragile democracy still facing insurgents and sectarian divisions. The final convoy of 100 U.S. military vehicles carrying about 500 troops crossed into Kuwait Sunday morning , leaving behind […]

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US Troops Leave Iraq

Posted December 18th, 2011 at 3:55 am (UTC-5)
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The last convoy of U.S. soldiers left Iraq and entered Kuwait Sunday. The last of the vehicles filled with several hundred troops crossed the border at 7:38 a.m. , leaving behind just a couple hundred soldiers as the U.S. embassy in Baghdad. The withdrawal of U.S. forces ends nearly nine years of war, costing the […]

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Mullen Uncertain About US Troop Pay

Posted July 30th, 2011 at 3:45 am (UTC-5)
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The top United States military officer says it is unclear whether U.S. troops in Afghanistan would be paid on time in the event of a debt default. Admiral Mike Mullen, chairman of the military’s Joint Chiefs of Staff, told troops in Kandahar Saturday he does not know if their paychecks will be disrupted if U.S. […]

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