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Brig. Gen. Dean Milner (center), commander of Canadian forces in Afghanistan, and Afghan army Brig. Gen. Ahmad Habibi (right) give the lay of the land to U.S. Army Col. Todd Wood (left) at an observation post on Forward Operating Base Sperwan Ghar in the Panjwaii district of Afghanistan's Kandahar province on Tuesday, June 28, 2011. The Canadians will end combat operations in July as troops withdraw from the southern region and transition to a noncombat training role. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

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Mike Reynaud of Luling, La., fishes inside the Bonnet Carre Spillway, just after U.S. Army Corps of Engineers workers closed the final bays along the Mississippi River (background), 30 miles upriver from New Orleans in Norco, La., on Monday. The gates were opened weeks ago, pouring fresh water into Lake Pontchartrain. (Associated Press)

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From left, Sr. Airman Deborah Vives, USAF, originally from Mexico, U.S. Army Sgt. Kelvin Magana, originally from El Salvador, and U.S. Navy sailor Hanlin Edwin, originally from Micronesia, take their oaths of citizenship on Flag Day, Tuesday, June 14, 2011 at the National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. Twenty people from 12 different countries become naturalized American citizens during the ceremony. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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U.S. Army Sgt. Kelvin Magana, originally from El Salvador but now living in Manassas, Va.,id lost in thought after becoming a naturalized American citizen on Flag Day, Tuesday, June 14, 2011 at the National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. Twenty people from 12 different countries, including four people serving in the U.S. Armed Forces, became citizens during the ceremony. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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William Hanusek (above), of Alexandria, served in the U.S. Army at Guadalcanal in the Pacific during World War II. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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U.S. Marines evacuate a wounded comrade onto a medevac helicopter from the U.S. Army's Task Force Lift "Dust Off," Charlie Company 1-214 Aviation Regiment, after he was wounded in an IED strike near Sangin, in the Helmand Province of southern Afghanistan, on Saturday, June 4, 2011. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)

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South Korean investigators and technicians conduct a ground-penetrating radar survey Thursday looking for traces of Agent Orange at Camp Carroll, a U.S. Army logistics base in South Korea. The joint investigation comes after American veterans said they buried large amounts of the highly toxic defoliant there in 1978. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** President Obama, with Maj. Gen. Karl Horst (left), commander of the U.S. Army's Military District of Washington, places a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns during a Memorial Day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia on Monday, May 30, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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U.S. soldiers holds candles to mark Memorial Day at the headquarters of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Sunday, May 29, 2011. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)

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A U.S. soldier speaks during a ceremony to mark Memorial Day at the headquarters of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Sunday, May 29, 2011. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)

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Chyba, a 12-year-old former military dog who served in Iraq with the U.S. Army, was adopted by Madeleine Pickens, wife of billionaire T. Boone Pickens, last year. (Associated Press)

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U.S. Army Sgt. Joseph Bozicevich (AP Photo/U.S. Army)

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** FILE ** U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates (left), U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia James Smith (center) and U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Robert G. Catalanotti walk across an airport tarmac in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on Wednesday, April 6, 2011. (AP Photo/Chip Somodevilla, Pool)

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Personnel from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers check sandbags along the shore of the rising Mississippi River in Natchez, Miss., on Wednesday, May 18, 2011. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

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** FILE ** U.S. Army Lt. Daniel McCord (left), Staff Sgt. Marc Krugh (center) and Sgt. Christopher Torrentes of the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment pray before heading out on a patrol at Contingency Operating Site Kalsu, south of Baghdad, Iraq, on Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo, File)

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An Afghan boy with severe burns is treated in a U.S. Army medevac helicopter en route to a hospital Wednesday. Officials said the Taliban has started its spring offensive of terrorism.

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This image provided by the U.S. Army shows U.S. soldiers and service members as they watch the cable news coverage of the death of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden on a television at the Bagram air field on Monday. Bin Laden was slain in his hideout in Pakistan early Monday in a firefight with U.S. forces, ending a manhunt that spanned a decade. (Associated Press)

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In this image taken from video, an explosion lights up the night sky as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers blows an 11,000-foot hole in the Birds Point levee in Mississippi County, Mo., on Monday, May 2, 2011, to protect Cairo, Ill. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, David Carson)

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Jacob Borror (left) shares a grit cake with his father, Matt Borror, as they portray U.S. Army soldiers guarding Fort Sumter on Monday, April 11, 2011, in Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/The Post and Courier, Grace Beahm)

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U.S. Army Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal