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Afghanistan War: Following the Thundering Third #975173

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 18, 2010
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(Studio: Katie Couric) US casualties in the war in Afghanistan overall and those killed by IEDs cited.

(Garmsir, Afghanistan: Terry McCarthy) The efforts of the Thundering Third of the 3rd Battalion, 1st Marines, to prevent IED attacks featured; videos from the Taliban and the Marines of explosions shown; scenes shown of Marines looking for bombs with explosive-sniffing dogs; statistics cited. [1st Marine Logistics Group Gunnery Sgt. Brian SMITH†- talks about the bombs.] [L/Cpl. Garrett ZIEGLER†- comments on working with Dixie the Labrador; reacts to the death of one of the dogs.]

Couric, Katie;
McCarthy, Terry

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