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"… job at a second military base with a burn pit, located in Balad, Iraq, Elesky was diagnosed with a sinus tumor that turned out to be cancer. Tho …"

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"… table oddity inside the special fund meant to support combat operations in Iraq and Afghanistan: a new $810 million U.S. defense initiative to "reass …"

"… ry and emergency requirements” associated with U.S. combat operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. Now, many experts say its continued use is emblematic of …"

"… funding was supposed to decline and then disappear as combat operations in Iraq and Afghanistan wound down. But that target has receded, if not disap …"

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"… on he served in the Army after college and the State Department during the Iraq war: “I wanted to serve my country.” He said he testified before the s …"

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"… have changed from report to report. Quarterly reports on the readiness of Iraqi security forces sometimes showed similar fluctuations, according to Stuar …"

"… according to Stuart Bowen, who served as the Special Inspector General for Iraqi Reconstruction between 2004 and 2013. His April 2008 quarterly report not …"

"… d 2013. His April 2008 quarterly report noted that attrition rates for the Iraqi Army were around 3.6 percent per month — but he also cited Defense Depa …"

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"… ifficulty tapping into the huge pool of armaments fueling the conflicts in Iraq and Syria, supplied not only by the world’s big powers but also by up-an …"

"… supplies, including small arms, to rebel groups in Syria and to a revived Iraqi Army force. “We faced an enormous [monitoring] challenge when we, in e …"

"… “We faced an enormous [monitoring] challenge when we, in effect, owned Iraq and had many bases where we could do this type of training,“ said Joseph …"

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"… on in 2007 to the Corps’ failure to act on a request by U.S. officers in Iraq for a troop carrier that would afford better protection against roadside b …"

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"… 3, Argentina from attacking British territory in the 1982 Falklands War or Iraq from attacking Israel during the 1991 Gulf War,” Doyle said in a bitingl …"

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"… received a MRAP, which was designed to protect U.S. troops under attack in Iraq. Over time, the L.A. school police also have received 61 M-16 rifles and …"

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"… reshman Rep. Tom Cotton, an attorney who’s a veteran of the U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Both Pryor and Cotton have been prolific fundraisers. P …"

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"… liest cities. One is dedicated to a veteran who survived his deployment in Iraq unscathed only to be shot and killed in his hometown. “This is not a wa …"

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"… nt and Budget Director Shaun Donovan. “The recent spate of terrorism in Iraq, Pakistan, and Kenya is a harrowing reminder of the importance of ensuring …"

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"… top speed of just 60 mph. To some of the fighters of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, the U.S. M1117, aka the Guardian Armored Security Vehicle, has …"

"… n-built military equipment that ISIS captured after it swept into northern Iraq in early June. A promotional video by the manufacturer, Textron Marine an …"

"… ” By authorizing the first of dozens of airstrikes against militants in Iraq on Aug. 8 and dispatching more than 1,000 troops there as military adviser …"

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"… building nuclear weapons keeps one’s enemies at bay, noting that Egypt, Iraq, and Syria have attacked Israel at various times, Argentina attacked Brita …"

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"… ar,” which examined the major US government contracts in Afghanistan and Iraq, definitively revealing Halliburton and its subsidiary, Kellogg, Brown and …"

"… published by the Center for Public Integrity in January, 2008.  Iraq: The War Card, a 380,000-word chronology and analysis of the pre-war publi …"

"… atements” about the national security threat posed by Saddam Hussein’s Iraq.  …"

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"… nter published in January 2008, five years after the start of the war with Iraq. It was called Iraq: The War Card: Orchestrated Deception on the Path …"

"… 2008, five years after the start of the war with Iraq. It was called Iraq: The War Card: Orchestrated Deception on the Path to War. Working wit …"

"… mation coming from top government officials leading up to the start of the Iraq war in March of 2003. The project overview is called False Pretenses. …"

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"… neer Tomonori Iwamoto, who worked as a United Nations weapons inspector in Iraq and serves as director of Rokkasho’s Nuclear Security and Safeguards Div …"

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"… ing to military contract workers, are mounting steadily due to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. In a memorandum to Deputy Secretary of Labor Seth Harris …"

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"… s. Terry Dean Ratliff left his home in Arizona in 2009 to drive a truck in Iraq for Service Employees International Inc. (SEII). He did it for the money …"

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"… ships known as the merchant marine out of business. Advocates say that in Iraq and Afghanistan, 90 percent of shipping supplies were carried by the merch …"

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"… ho stormed Normandy on D-day. Its troops helped lead the 2003 invasion of Iraq; men and women from the 4th brigade are still toiling in Afghanistan. At l …"

"… inancial outlook.” Some cuts occurred naturally as troops withdrew from Iraq and Afghanistan, meaning communities such as Fort Campbell had been grappl …"

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"… presented an authoritative, independent judgment that this time, unlike in Iraq, U.S. and allied specialists had made a sound judgment. “The informatio …"

"… m — a former Swedish defense scientist who had inspected weapons in Iraq before becoming the head of the Syrian mission — offerred additiona …"

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"… r four years, as increasing numbers of veterans returned home from wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, a charity called Disabled Veterans Services of Pompano Be …"

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"… or News21 this summer. …"

"… e VA for help. Young female veterans — those returning from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan — often don’t show up for their first VA appointments, …"

"… es at the health clinic in Germany and prepared soldiers to be deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan. She also comforted families who lost soldiers in the war. …"

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"… s have been historic, with more than 280,000 returning from deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan in the last decade. A News21 demographic analysis shows t …"

"… ecade. A News21 demographic analysis shows that 17.4 percent of post-9/11 Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans are women. More than a quarter of those women …"

"… uard Spc. Crystal Sandor muscled a 5-ton truck through the ragtag roads of Iraq and likely would be dead from an exploding fireball had the 4-foot-10 sold …"

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"… said. …"

"… g, and faculty research and scholarship. Green, who served three tours in Iraq before leaving in June 2012, balances a seasonal job as a high school foot …"

"… care about accomplishing anything. After returning home from two tours in Iraq in 2007 and 2008 with post-traumatic stress disorder and a traumatic brain …"

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"… sonnel. Robert Doyle, a sergeant first class in the Army during a tour in Iraq, returned in late 2007 as a 100 percent service-disabled veteran. For his …"

"… ployment track for a year,” Doyle said in June. “Every single night in Iraq we wrote a check that was cashable to the enemy for our lives. So why can …"

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"… sponse to the Joshua Omvig Veteran Suicide Prevention Act — named for an Iraq war veteran who committed suicide in 2005 — the department’s efforts i …"

"… , lives in Portland, Ore., working as a supply-chain analyst. He served in Iraq and Afghanistan as an Army specialist and was discharged in 2007. One of h …"

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"… io Mota served in five combat zones between 1987 and 2008, the last one in Iraq, where he slept next to what he described as “deafening” field generat …"

"… fired an even louder weapon, a “bunker buster.” Toward the end of his Iraq tour, the now-retired staff sergeant said he realized his hearing had gone …"

"… a fraction of what it takes to damage internal organs. Explosives used in Iraq and Afghanistan create pressure that exceeds 60 psi, according to VA audio …"

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"… t get a drink of water. Hancock, 27, joined the Army in 2004 and went to Iraq, where he drove a tank. On Memorial Day 2007 — one month after the birth …"

"… t of health care for the large number of post-9/11 veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan with life-lasting wounds. But it is certain to be high, wi …"

"… rsity and coauthor of "The Three Trillion Dollar War: The True Cost of the Iraq Conflict." As veterans age, their injuries worsen over time, she said. Th …"

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"… disorder or chronic back pain. All are common among veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan. In 2012, the average time a claim waited for evidence to …"

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