May 15, 2012

SandBoxBlogs: Craig Daily Press "‘Where I was meant to be’: Craig resident keeps family close to heart while serving in Afghanistan "

Joe Moylan:
"On May 1, President Barack Obama marked the one-year anniversary of U.S. forces locating and killing Osama bin Laden by visiting Afghanistan.

In a televised address from Bagram Air Base, Obama discussed an agreement he signed with Afghan President Hamid Karzai to pull U.S. combat forces out of the country by 2014.

But, the president also pledged to continue to send an undisclosed number of soldiers to train Afghan forces and carry out limited counterterrorism operations until 2024.

For the next 12 years American servicemen and women will continue to travel to a far away country to engage the enemy, leaving behind friends, family, husbands, wives and children.

On April 28, three days before the president's address, Pfc. Ethan Tyrel Robinson, 21, of Craig, was deployed to Kandahar, Afghanistan....."  (Read more? Click title)

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