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BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan â€“ Terrain and population make the fight against extremists in eastern Afghanistan different from the fights in other parts of the country, the commander of NATOâ€™s Regional Command East said here today.
WASHINGTON â€“ With Afghan forces leading operations in and around the spiritual home of the Taliban in Afghanistanâ€™s Kandahar province, a new Afghan-led model is emerging for the region, a senior U.S. officer said today.
WASHINGTON â€“ Officials from NATOâ€™s International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan today confirmed that two Afghan civilians were killed during an insurgent attack on a coalition base in Kunar province, military officials reported.
CAMP LEATHERNECK, Afghanistan â€“ Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates today visited with servicemembers assigned to the 1st Marine Logistics Group here.
KABUL â€“ Noting that more progress than expected has taken place in Afghanistan over the past year, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates today expressed confidence that Afghan forces will be able to take the lead for security throughout the country by the end of 2014.
CAMP LEATHERNECK, Afghanistan â€“ Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates today noted the value of the work the 1st Marine Logistics Group does here for the war effort, and extended his personal thanks.