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Specialist Chris Milam of Duncan, Oklahoma, left, puts in a shell inside an 81 mm mortar tube to fire at suspected Taliban fighters who crossed over from Pakistan into Korangal valley in Eastern Afghanistan, from a base in Kandagal on Sept. 7, 2006
Thursday, Apr. 15, 2010

Open quoteIt is frustrating, because we bled there and now we're leaving.Close quote

  • who served as a first lieutenant at Korangal Outpost in Afghanistan's Kunar province, a base in an isolated valley that has been closed after four years of deadly battles
Photo: Saurabh Das / AP | Source: NYT