FILE - In this March 26, 2003 file photograph, U.S. Military personnel 

FILE - In this March 26, 2003 file photograph, U.S. Military personnel pray as they attend the memorial service for their  their comerades in Kandahar, Afghanistan. .U.S. military deaths in Afghanistan have surpassed 2,000, a grim reminder that a war which began nearly 11 years ago shows no signs of slowing down despite an American decision to begin the withdrawal of most of its combat forces. (AP Photo/Gurinder Osan, File)
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FILE - In this March 26, 2003 file photograph, U.S. Military personnel pray as they attend the memorial service for their their comerades in Kandahar, Afghanistan. .U.S. military deaths in Afghanistan have surpassed 2,000, a grim reminder that a war which began nearly 11 years ago shows no signs of slowing down despite an American decision to begin the withdrawal of most of its combat forces. (AP Photo/Gurinder Osan, File)
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