April 22nd, 2010
05:16 PM ET

Meals ready to eat: Dining outside the wire

CNN's Michael Holmes samples some of the food troops rely on when they're away from a base.

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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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April 19th, 2010
11:36 PM ET

On patrol in Kandahar

CNN's Michael Holmes shares the sights and sounds of a joint patrol in Kandahar, Afghanistan.

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