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U.S. Troops in Afghanistan Near a Decade of Combat

Black Hawk Lands

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Black Hawk Lands

Army special forces guard a landing zone as a Black Hawk helicopter transporting NATO and Afghan officers lands in Marjah's Balakino Bazar neighborhood on Feb. 24, 2010. Following a victory over Taliban forces, residents of the Marjah area in Helmand province were streaming out in search of food and other supplies, risking heavily mined roads, humanitarian workers said.

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