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Tuesday, 28 September 2021

A View from a Veteran on Afghanistan withdrawal

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A View from a Veteran on Afghanistan withdrawal
A View from a Veteran on Afghanistan withdrawal

Serving our country for 27-years in the United States Marine Corps, deployed twice to Iraq and twice to Afghanistan, and continuing to serve his country through nonprofit work, veteran Brian Gilman is all too familiar with our nation's history in Afghanistan.

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