08 Oct '11, 9am

Ten Years Later - Afghanistan the True Cost | Care2 Causes

Ten Years Later - Afghanistan the True Cost | Care2 Causes

10 years ago, on October 7, the war in Afghanistan began. After the 9/11 adrenaline had subsided, the lives of those of us in the military community didn’t completely settle down. We went about our days in as close to “normal” as we could; but the thought in the back of our minds continued to wear at us. Was our soldier going to war? In my case, with both my son and husband in the National Guard, I worried that both would leave at the same time. After the swiftness of the Desert Storm Campaign, we thought it would be over soon. As the Taliban fled, leaving Kandahar and Kabul, we thought this would be over quickly. The war in Afghanistan became the “forgotten war” in the period after the invasion of Iraq and the ongoing grind when Iraq did not end as had been planned with “flowers beneath the tanks.” The Fallujah and Sadr City battles continued to make a quick exit impossib...

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Afghanistan marks 10 years since war

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straitstimes.com 08 Oct '11, 11pm

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