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Images from the Afghan war: Week of Jan. 16

Continued photo coverage from the front lines of the U.S., Afghan and NATO military effort in Afghanistan.

 
 

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Jan. 11, 2011

Afghan National Army recruits walk back to their formation after completing marksmanship training during Basic Warrior Training at the Kabul Military Training Center in Kabul, Afghanistan. U.S. Vice President Joe Biden stated that, as long as the they were welcome, US troops could stay in Afghanistan until after 2014.


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