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Operation Enduring Freedom

This photo taken on May 28, 2014 shows staff at Heathe N. Craig Joint Theatre Hospital waiting to greet wounded veterans during 'Operation Proper Exit' at Bagram Airfield some 60 km north of Kabul on May 28, 2014. Washington is winding down its 32,000 troop deployment in Afghanistan after nearly 13 years of war, with President Barack Obama announcing this week that all US forces will leave by the end of 2016. While an end is now in sight for America's longest war, many of the more than 19,000 Americans wounded in Afghanistan will be coping with injuries for years to come. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

More Than 57,000 US Military Veterans Await First VA Appointment

More than 57,000 U.S. military veterans have been waiting 90 days or more for their first VA medical appointments, and an additional 64,000 appear to have fallen through the cracks, never getting appointments after enrolling, the government said Monday in a report newly demonstrating how deep and widespread the problem is.

06/09/2014

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Camp Pendleton-Based Marine Killed In Afghanistan

The Department of Defense on Saturday announced the death of a Camp Pendleton-based Marine in Afghanistan.

12/15/2012

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24-Year-Old Marine From Harbor City Killed In Afghanistan

A local Marine has been killed in combat in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced Saturday.

03/31/2012

Sgt. 1st Class Clark A. Corley Jr. (courtesy U.S. Dept. of Defense)

Oxnard Army Sergeant Among 3 Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan

A Southland U.S. Army sergeant stationed in Afghanistan was among three soldiers killed in Afghanistan, the military reported Thursday.

12/08/2011

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DOD Announces Deaths Of 2 California-Based Marines

The Department of Defense Friday announced the deaths of two California-based Marines killed while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.

10/01/2011