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Afghanistan War / A Fire Base #1004078

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 03, 2011
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(Afghanistan: Scott Pelley) The 10th anniversary of the US war in Afghanistan to track down the terrorists and topple the Taliban noted; findings of a CBS News poll on the people's view of the war and US troops here; scenes shown of past fighting in Kandahar province and from Forward Operating Base Pasab, including a ride in a mine-resistant truck and small arms fire. [In "60 Minutes" interview, ISAF commander Marine Gen. John ALLEN††- says the plan is to be successful, so we will be here after 2014.] [Brigate combat team commander Col. Patrick FRANK††- cites the casualties; notes we have secured this key district; explains why the men are not returning fire.] [Capt. Dennis COLE‡- cites the casualty cost of American soldiers in the area.]
Pelley, Scott

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