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U.S. Army soldiers from C Co., 4th Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division gather Saturday for a formation before driving from Iraq to Kuwait. The soldiers are the last combat brigade to leave Iraq as part of the drawdown of U.S. forces. (Associated Press)

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U.S. Army Spc. Nicholas Fischer smokes as he stands guard in the Arghandab Valley of Afghanistan. A law, meant to deter smuggling and underage sales of tobacco through the mail, has blocked family and friends from shipping packages containing cigarettes to troops. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** U.S. Army troops from the 1st Battalion 320th Alpha Battery, 2nd Brigade of the 101st Airborne Division, duck July 22, 2010, as an Afghan soldier fires a rocket propelled grenade towards insurgent positions at Combat Outpost Nolen, in the volatile Arghandab Valley, in Kandahar, Afghanistan. (Associated Press)

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In this July 28, 2010, file photo, U.S. Army Lt. Christopher Babcock looks at the body of a suspected Taliban fighter killed by U.S. soldiers from 1-320th Alpha Battery, 2nd Brigade of the 101st Airborne Division, while local people protest the man was a farmer from Samir Kalacha village in the volatile Arghandab Valley, Kandahar, Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd, File)

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US Army 2LT John Keller, of Downingtown, PA, from 1-320th Alpha Battery, 2nd Brigade of the 101st Airborne Division, directs mortar fire towards insurgent positions during clashes at COP Nolen, in the volatile Arghandab Valley, Kandahar, Afghanistan, Tuesday, July 27, 2010. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

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US Army soldiers of the 1-320th Alpha Battery, 2nd Brigade of the 101st Airborne Division, over-watch insurgent positions during clashes at COP Nolen, in the volatile Arghandab Valley, Kandahar, Afghanistan, Tuesday, July 27, 2010. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

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U.S. Army Gen. Walter Sharp, commander of the United Nations Command, speaks at the Neutral Nations Supervisory Commission building in the cross-border village of Panmunjeom in Korea's Demilitarized Zone on Tuesday, July 27, 2010, to mark the 57th anniversary of the signing the Korean War armistice. (AP Photo/Kim Jae-hwan, Pool)

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U.S. Army soldiers provide cover for a medical evacuation Blackhawk helicopter taking off with soldier wounded by a hidden bomb during a patrol by the 1-320th Alpha Battery, 2nd Brigade of the 101st Airborne Division near COP Nolen, in the volatile Arghandab Valley, Kandahar, Afghanistan, Friday, July 23, 2010. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

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A bomb disposal robot brings a carton for inspection by U.S. Army bomb disposal expert Staff Sgt. Craig Cohen, of Gracey, Ky., during clearance operations by the 723rd Explosives Ordinance Disposal unit near COP Nolen, in the volatile Arghandab Valley, Kandahar, Afghanistan, Friday, July 23, 2010. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

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A U.S. Army soldier frisks an Afghan villager during a patrol by the 1-320th Alpha Battery, 2nd Brigade of the 101st Airborne Division near COP Nolen, in the volatile Arghandab Valley, Kandahar, Afghanistan, Friday, July 23, 2010. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

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An Afghan villager raises his shirt for U.S. Army soldiers to show he is not carrying weapons or explosives during a patrol by the 1-320th Alpha Battery, 2nd Brigade of the 101st Airborne Division near COP Nolen, in the volatile Arghandab Valley, Kandahar, Afghanistan, Friday, July 23, 2010. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

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An Afghan farmer is questioned as U.S. Army soldiers of the 1-320th Alpha Battery, 2nd Brigade of the 101st Airborne Division search his cart for hidden weapons and bombs near COP Nolen, in the volatile Arghandab Valley, Kandahar, Afghanistan, Friday, July 23, 2010. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

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A U.S. Army soldier frisks an Afghan villager during a patrol by the 1-320th Alpha Battery, 2nd Brigade of the 101st Airborne Division near COP Nolen, in the volatile Arghandab Valley, Kandahar, Afghanistan, Friday, July 23, 2010. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

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A U.S. Army soldier provides cover during a patrol by the 1-320th Alpha Battery, 2nd Brigade of the 101st Airborne Division near COP Nolen, in the volatile Arghandab Valley, Kandahar, Afghanistan, Friday, July 23, 2010. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

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A U.S. Army soldier belonging to the 1-320th Alpha Battery, 2nd Brigade of the 101st Airborne Division, has an early morning shave by a well at COP Nolen, in the volatile Arghandab Valley, Kandahar, Afghanistan, Friday, July 23, 2010. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

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US Army soldiers of the 1st Battalion 320th Alpha Battery, 2nd Brigade of the 101st Airborne Division, search for insurgents from a rooftop firing position at Combat Outpost Nolen, in the volatile Arghandab Valley, in Kandahar, Afghanistan, Thursday, July 22, 2010. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

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U.S. Army troops from the 1st Battalion 320th Alpha Battery, 2nd Brigade of the 101st Airborne Division, duck as an Afghan soldier fires a rocket propelled grenade towards insurgent positions at Combat Outpost Nolen, in the volatile Arghandab Valley, in Kandahar, Afghanistan, Thursday, July 22, 2010. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

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A U.S. Army soldier of the 1st Battalion 320th Alpha Battery, 2nd Brigade of the 101st Airborne Division, clears undergrowth to lay protective razor wire outside the walls of Combat Outpost Nolen, in the volatile Arghandab Valley, in Kandahar, Afghanistan, Thursday, July 22, 2010. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

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U.S. Army soldiers of the 1st Battalion 320th Alpha Battery, 2nd Brigade of the 101st Airborne Division, lay razor wire outside the walls of Combat Outpost Nolen, in the volatile Arghandab Valley, in Kandahar, Afghanistan, Thursday, July 22, 2010. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

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U.S. Army soldiers of the 1st Battalion 320th Alpha Battery, 2nd Brigade of the 101st Airborne Division, relax after a morning exercise session at Combat Outpost Nolen, in the volatile Arghandab Valley, in Kandahar, Afghanistan, Thursday, July 22, 2010. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)