April 21st, 2010
04:56 PM ET

Photo Spotlight: Push-ups

U.S. Army Corporal Mark Woodyard teaches children at the Sanayee High School in the Ghazni province how to do push-ups. Woodyard is a security forces member assigned to the Texas Agribusiness Development Team and deployed to Forward Operating Base Ghazni, Afghanistan.

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April 21st, 2010
02:09 PM ET

The difficulties of training Afghan police

Kandahar training

A U.S. Army adviser trains Afghan national policemen in Kandahar.

U.S. and Canadian troops are working around the clock to stand up the Afghan police force in Kandahar, part of a nationwide program to create a force of 134,000 police men and women by October 2011. That's just after President Obama's target date for beginning to reduce the U.S. military presence. One of the top problems they're trying to address is corruption.  Full story

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