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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Tempe, Arizona: George Lewis) The story of one combat veteran who was killed fighting in Afghanistan featured; details given about former NFL player Pat Tillman, who joined the Army to serve his country after September 11, 2001. [At the draft, NFL commissioner Paul TAGLIABUE- remembers Tillman with a moment of silence.] [MAN, veteran Lynette CONSTABLE, MAN - offer views on Tillman.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) The "other war" introduced.
(Kabul: Jim Maceda) The war in Afghanistan along the border with Pakistan updated; details given of the US-Afghan effort to flush out Taliban & Al Qaeda militant fighters, who have launched a spring offensive. [Terrorism analyst M.J. GOHEL- says Afghanistan can turn into a breeding ground for terrorism.] [Army Lt. Col. Matt BEEVERS- explains how the war has morphed.]
- Williams, Brian;
- Lewis, George;
- Maceda, Jim
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