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March 11, 2013
U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel speaks with Gen. Joseph Dunford, commander of the International Security Force in Kabul, Afghanistan Monday, March 11, 2013. Hagel rejected any suggestions that the United States is in collusion with the Taliban in Afghanistan with the goal of making Afghans fearful of more violence if foreign troops leave as scheduled next year. (AP Photo/Jason Reed, Pool)
Afghan troubles spell tough start for Hagel
March 11, 2013 - 11:37am
Insider attack kills 2 US troops, 2 Afghans
March 11, 2013 - 6:56am
January 9, 2013
US may leave no troops in Afghanistan beyond 2014
January 9, 2013 - 7:55am
March 15, 2012
Afghan villagers pray during a prayer ceremony for the victims of Sunday's killing of civilians by a U.S. soldier in Panjwai, Kandahar province south of Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, March. 13, 2012. Taliban militants opened fire Tuesday on a delegation of senior Afghan officials including two of President Hamid Karzai's brothers visiting villages in southern Afghanistan where a U.S. soldier is suspected of killing 16 civilians. (AP Photo/Allauddin Khan)
Afghan lawmakers angry after accused American soldier flown to Kuwait, threaten pact with US
March 15, 2012 - 7:21am
November 1, 2011
Letter: Why we need Afghanistan
November 1, 2011 - 12:00am
September 12, 2011
Specialist Christopher David Horton, 26, was killed on Friday while serving in Afghanistan.
Willmar family is mourning loss of grandson serving in Afghanistan
September 12, 2011 - 11:07am
December 23, 2010
Video: A video Christmas greeting from U.S. Army Tech. Sgt. Taylor Maertens in Afghanistan:
December 23, 2010 - 12:20am
November 12, 2010
Memorial dedicated to soldier killed on Afghan deployment
November 12, 2010 - 12:00am
October 22, 2010
Mary Jane Schmitz, left, and Gloria Monson help pack 14,000 chocolate chip cookies into boxes Monday at Peace Lutheran Church in New London. The cookies will be sent to troops in Afghanistan in honor of Pfc. Ryane Clark. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange
Operation Chocolate Chip Cookie featured in Wctrib.com video
October 22, 2010 - 8:40am
October 19, 2010
Mary Jane Schmitz, left, and Gloria Monson help pack 14,000 chocolate chip cookies into boxes Monday at Peace Lutheran Church in New London. The cookies will be sent to troops in Afghanistan in honor of Pfc. Ryane Clark. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange
Cookies to be flown to U.S. troops deployed to Afghanistan following Ryane Clark funeral
October 19, 2010 - 12:00am
October 16, 2010
'Operation Chocolate Chip Cookie': More cookies needed to send to U.S. military in Afghanistan
October 16, 2010 - 12:00am
October 13, 2010
This is an undated military photo of Army Pfc. Ryane Clark, 22, of New London, Minn., released by his family. Clark was killed while on duty on Oct. 4, 2010, near Shekhabad, Afghanistan.
From grief, comes cookies for Pfc. Clark's funeral
October 13, 2010 - 12:00am
October 12, 2010
NLS prepares for Clark funeral, visitation
October 12, 2010 - 12:00am
October 8, 2010
This is an undated military photo of Army Pfc. Ryane Clark, 22, of New London, Minn., released by his family. Clark was killed while on duty on Oct. 4, 2010, near Shekhabad, Afghanistan.
Funeral set for New London soldier killed in Afghanistan
October 8, 2010 - 5:22pm
October 7, 2010
This is an undated military photo of Army Pfc. Ryane Clark, 22, of New London, Minn., released by his family. Clark was killed while on duty on Oct. 4, 2010, near Shekhabad, Afghanistan.
Dept of Defense announces Ryane Clark's death
October 7, 2010 - 8:37am