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Coming Home From Iraq: Military Community Responds

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President Obama announced Friday that all U.S. troops will be out of Iraq by the end of 2011. Since the Iraq War began in 2003, more than 1.5 million Americans served and more than 44 hundred died. Michel Martin explores if service members see the drawdown as a victory, how the mission in Iraq has evolved and what lessons can be drawn from it. Martin speaks with Ed Dorn, former Undersecretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, and Leo Shane, a reporter for the independent military newspaper Stars & Stripes.
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