The War in Afghanistan (85 images)

U.S. assistance to the Afghan army and police will be cut by more than half before the withdrawal of U.S. combat troops in 2014, the Pentagon said.
Updated: Feb. 23, 2012 at 12:55 PM
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U.S. Marines participate in a security patrol in Gorgak district of Helmand province of Afghanistan on August 25, 2010. As of August 22nd, according to the Department of Defense some 1,223 American service members have lost their lives in a conflict that started close to nine years ago after 9/11. UPI/Hossein Fatemi
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