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alp227 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-24-11 02:33 PM
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U.S. military works to get troops home faster from Iraq
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Source: CNN

The U.S. military is ordering that soldiers crossing from Iraq into Kuwait be returned home at a faster rate, a move that comes as commanders work to break up a bottleneck of troops who have been pouring across the border ahead of a year-end deadline to withdraw, CNN has learned.

"The order is to have these soldiers off the ground in Kuwait as soon as possible," a military official, speaking on condition of anonymity, told CNN. The official, based in Kuwait, was not authorized to speak to the media.

"They don't want these soldiers sitting around here. They want them home."

The official did not immediately know whether the military was moving up or adding flights for troops from Kuwait.

Read more: http://www.cnn.com/2011/11/23/world/meast/kuwait-us-tro...
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