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Afghanistan War / Offensive / Kandahar Airfield #954134

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Dec 05, 2009
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(Studio: Lester Holt) The second day of a new US-led offensive in the war in Afghanistan to disrupt the Taliban in Helmand province reported.

(On Kandahar airfield, southern Afghanistan: Jim Maceda) The preparations at the Kandahar airfield for the US/NATO troops fighting in Afghanistan & for the new surge of troops featured; scenes shown of buildings, water supplies, kitchens, waste facilities. [Builder Abdel SAID‡, Col. Paul EDDINGER - talk about the facilities.]

(Studio: Lester Holt) Further coverage of Afghanistan on "Meet the Press" noted.

Holt, Lester;
Maceda, Jim

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