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Topic - Lloyd J. Austin
It took Mosier Valley, the oldest black community in Tarrant County, nearly 40 years to receive water and sewer service from the city.
Blending solemn tradition with joyous reunion, the top commander of U.S. forces in Iraq returned home to U.S. soil Tuesday, greeted by his wife and his president in an understated ceremony to mark the end of a nine-year conflict that has defined a generation.
The United States will not "walk away" from the challenge of Iran's stepped-up arming of Iraqi insurgents who are targeting and killing American troops as they prepare to leave Iraq, U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said Monday.
The Obama administration would keep U.S. troops in Iraq beyond the agreed final withdrawal date of Dec. 31, 2011, if the Iraqi government wants them, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said Thursday.
The United States on Wednesday changed commanders in Iraq, beginning the final phase of American military involvement in the country despite political uncertainty and persistent violence.
"I'm just grateful they are building it. It is a little late, but I guess that's all right," said Lloyd Austin, 90, a former pastor of the Saint John Missionary Baptist Church in Mosier Valley. "There could be a lot of activity there, if anyone could get in there and work with it."
Austin, who was pastor of the St. John Missionary Baptist Church from 1964 until 2005, said the city addressing Mosier Valley is long overdue.