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US, British Forces Close Last Afghanistan Bases

British and U.S. soldiers have formally marked the end of combat operations in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province by handing control of the country's largest military base to Afghan forces. The British flag was lowered Sunday in a ceremony at Camp Bastion, while the American flag came down for a final time at the adjacent Camp Leatherneck. The handover ends an important chapter in the 13-year Afghan campaign, which started after the terrorist attacks on the United States...

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