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American forces try out new approaches against insurgents in forbidding Kunar province.
With violence down, soldiers try to connect with residents and improve neighborhood conditions.
Wars leave a lasting mark on soldiers, they tend to change the culture of the armies that fight them.
Secretary of the Army Pete Geren today testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee that injured soldiers have "experienced poor facilities, leadership challenges, and an entrenched bureaucracy" when seeking medical care. "However, the improvements we will discuss today go well beyond addressing the shortcomings" that were highly publicized in the wake of the Walter Reed Army Medical Center treatment scandal last year, he added.
Demanding pace takes a toll on the troops
When candor can be a career killer.
The Iraq war boss, Army Gen. David Petraeus, wants to be NATO commander but would take Pacific Command as a second choice, we learn.
An anthropologist challenges conventional thinking
The Pentagon deploys social scientists to help understand Iraq's 'human terrain'
The MRAP Protects Troops in Iraq From Roadside Bombs