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Soldiers Pick US Presidential Candidates With Afghanistan in Mind

While polls show that most Iowans had the U.S. economy on their minds when they participated in Monday's caucuses to choose a candidate for president, one group of caucus watchers was picking candidates with a different issue in mind. Five thousand of Iowa's National Guard troops have served in Afghanistan since the U.S. went to war there after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. And it has changed the perspective of many of them. Sergeant Devin Burgett served in...

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