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Afghanistan War / Troops #961874

CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 04, 2009
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(Ft. Campbell, Kentucky: Michelle Miller) The homecoming at Ft. Campbell, Kentucky for a group of soldiers who must prepare to go back after returning from 13 months in Afghanistan featured; scenes shown; details given about the next wave of troops to deploy. [Soldier’s wife Cindy BALLAGH††- comments.] [159th Combat Aviation Brigade Col. Ronald LEWIS†- says there is hope in President Obama’s comments.] [S/Sgt. James BALLAGH††, 159th Combat Brigade Spc. Michael BUSCH†- comment on going back.]

(Studio: Katie Couric) The departure for Afghanistan of a unit of Wisconsin reservists that had 3 members murdered at Ft. Hood, Texas last month noted; scenes shown.

Couric, Katie;
Miller, Michelle

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