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Assignment Afghanistan: Texas Soldier Takes Call from the President

Updated: 02/12/2014 - During a III Corps Transfer of Authority Ceremony in Kabul Friday, several members of military top brass were present, including Gen. Ray Odierno, the Chief of Staff of the Army. But among the crowd there may have only been one soldier who had the chance to take a phone call from the president during the Super Bowl last week.
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Assignment Afghanistan: Beating Stress with Talks and a Dog

Updated: 02/09/2014 - Last year, the Army says about one soldier died a day after committing suicide. That's more than the number of soldiers who died in combat in Afghanistan. But there's a specialized unit offering help to service members in need, and they've got man's best friend on their team.
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Reporter's Journal (February 9, 2014)

Updated: 02/09/2014 - It was just 15 minutes, but in mostly pitch black, our crew made a flight across Afghanistan from Bagram to Kabul in a Black Hawk helicopter. Below us lived freedom-loving residents, and surely, some folks who would love to bring an American chopper and its occupants down.

Reporter's Journal (February 3, 2014)

Updated: 02/04/2014 - I've never been a big outdoorsy person, and especially when it involves a lot of dirt and mud, but I've rarely been happier moving around outside under rainy skies and over messy ground as I have been in Bagram, Afghanistan.

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