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Iraq War

State Board of Psychologists, Montana VA to resolve complaint by veteran

State Board of Psychologists, Montana VA to resolve complaint by veteran

MISSOULA — The state Board of Psychologists and a U.S. attorney representing a doctor with the VA Montana Health Care System have agreed to resolve a complaint filed by a veteran of the Iraq War.

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Guest opinion: On 11th anniversary: Congress, clean up your war

Eleven years have passed since the United States invaded Iraq in an unprovoked, unnecessary, unconstitutional action that violated international law.

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E.J. Dionne Jr.: GOP agrees with Obama strategy, but blames him anyway

WASHINGTON — Certain political cliches cry out to join the list of the biggest lies in the world. Today's candidate: Partisan politics stops at the water's edge.

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'Fobbit' author Abrams to present 'How to Tell a War Story'

'Fobbit' author Abrams to present 'How to Tell a War Story'

David Abrams, author of the acclaimed novel "Fobbit," will be at the Parmly Billings Library on May 25 presenting "How to Tell a War Story," a Humanities Montana Speakers Bureau program.

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Guest opinion: Montana veterans still serve proudly 10 years after Iraq war began

Guest opinion: Montana veterans still serve proudly 10 years after Iraq war began

On March 26, 2003, I joined 953 other soldiers of the 173rd Airborne Brigade on a night-time combat parachute jump into Bashur Airfield in northern Iraq.

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Guest opinion: Honoring fallen, returning heroes of Iraq war

Guest opinion: Honoring fallen, returning heroes of Iraq war

This month, we mark the 10th anniversary of the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq. With more veterans per capita than nearly any other state, Montanans proudly answer when duty calls.

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David Ignatius: Iraq invasion ignited decade of hard lessons

WASHINGTON — Ten years ago this week, I was covering the U.S. military as it began its assault on Iraq. As I read back over my clips, I see a few sensible warnings about the difficulties ahead. But I owe readers an apology for being wrong on the overriding question of whether the war made sense.

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‘Lucky’ Iraqi-born sisters who helped U.S. military effort naturalized as citizens

‘Lucky’ Iraqi-born sisters who helped U.S. military effort naturalized as citizens

HELENA — Sisters April and Lila could have passed for two ordinary women as they chatted with each other Thursday morning while waiting to take the oath of naturalization in the Missouri River Federal Courthouse in Great Falls.

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Iraqi sisters

Iraqi sisters

Retired U.S. Army Sgt. Maj. Phil Johndrow hugs Lila while April smiles Thursday afternoon in the Missouri River Federal Courthouse in Great Falls. Lila and April had just become American citizens.

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E.J. Dionne Jr. America isn't in decline or retreat

WASHINGTON -- We are about to have a major foreign policy debate in the guise of a confirmation battle over Chuck Hagel's nomination as secretary of defense and the related argument over how long American troops should stay in Afghanistan. President Obama should use this opportunity to stand…

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Wyoming Girl Scouts pen holiday cards for troops

GILLETTE, Wyo. — They're simple messages of thanks, but for the recipients they can be so much more.

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E.J. Dionne Jr.: Accolades for America's Greatest Generation, redux

WASHINGTON -- For nearly a decade I have had the privilege of teaching veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, though they have taught me more.

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Benefit concert Sunday for Iraq war veteran battling cancer

A benefit concert for an Iraq War veteran battling multiple types of cancer will be held Sunday.

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Army ranger disabled in Iraq has no regrets

Army ranger disabled in Iraq has no regrets

At sunrise every morning since his medical discharge from the elite Army Rangers seven years ago, Iraq war veteran Matt Drinkwalter has stood in front of the American flag and saluted.

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Stacy Wright

Stacy Wright

Iraq war veteran Stacy Wright shows a photo of herself surrounded by Iraqi children and vendors outside a public market near Tikrit.

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Linda Roers

Linda Roers

Iraq war veteran Linda Roers talks about being in the war zone at the start of the Iraq war.

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Aharon Scribner

Aharon Scribner

Scribner

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Justin Link

Justin Link

Link

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Brian Becker

Brian Becker

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War mementos

War mementos

Linda Roers framed some mementos as keepsakes from her time in Iraq.

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