**FILE** Army Gen. William E. "Kip" Ward, commander of U.S. Africa Command, speaks Oct. 1, 2008, at the Pentagon. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Army Gen. William E. "Kip" Ward, commander of U.S. Africa Command, speaks Oct. 1, 2008, at the Pentagon. (Associated Press)