FILE - This July 10, 2011 file photo shows an Afgan soldier practicing IED detection techniques, locating a wire, at Camp Dwyer, in southern Afghanistan. U.S. troops in Afghanistan have quietly ... more 
FILE - This July 10, 2011 file photo shows an Afgan soldier practicing IED detection techniques, locating a wire, at Camp Dwyer, in southern Afghanistan. U.S. troops in Afghanistan have quietly achieved one small but important victory over the past year: They are finding and avoiding more improvised explosive devices, or IEDs, than a year ago. That's thanks to a surge in training, equipment and intelligence. (AP Photo/Paul J. Richards, File, Pool) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Paul J. Richards, File, Pool
Fri, Jul 6, 2012 1:13 PM EDT