Final combat brigade leaves Iraq

The U.S. Army's 4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division is the last combat brigade to leave Iraq as part of the drawdown of U.S. forces.

This Aug. 17, 2010 photo taken at sunrise shows members of the 4th Stryker Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division led by Col. John Noris cross the Iraq desert a few miles from the Kuwait border. The 1,800 soldiers in 360 vehicles traveled 369 miles to leave Iraq. (AP Photo/Los Angeles Times, Carolyn Cole)

This Aug. 17, 2010 photo taken at sunrise shows members of the 4th Stryker Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division led by Col. John Noris cross the Iraq desert a few miles from the Kuwait border. The 1,800 soldiers in 360 vehicles traveled 369 miles to leave Iraq. (AP Photo/Los Angeles Times, Carolyn Cole)

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