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Posted byon December 15, 2011 at 3:25 PM EDT
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey -- chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff -- travel to Baghdad to bring the mission in Iraq to its official end.
Posted byon December 14, 2011 at 5:12 PM EDT
Approximately 1.5 million Americans served in Iraq between 2003 and 2011.
Posted byon December 14, 2011 at 4:15 PM EDT
A look back at President Obama's speech marking the end of combat operations in Iraq.
Posted byon December 14, 2011 at 3:55 PM EDT
President Obama travels to Fort Bragg, North Carolina -- home of the Airborne and Special Operations Forces -- to salute the service of the soldiers, sailors, airmen, Coast Guardsmen, and Marines who helped to bring an end to the war in Iraq.
Posted byon December 13, 2011 at 2:00 PM EDT
We've put together a timeline to show the milestones that have brought us to the end of the Iraq War. Take a look.
Posted byon December 12, 2011 at 7:33 PM EDT
The war in Iraq cost $1 trillion, money that can now be invested in the American people as the war draws to a close.
Posted byon December 12, 2011 at 4:27 PM EDT
A look back at Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's visit to Washington in July of 2009.
Posted byon December 12, 2011 at 3:50 PM EDT
President Obama sat down with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki on Monday to discuss the end of the Iraq war and the steps necessary to realize a new phase in the relationship between the two countries.
Posted byon December 11, 2011 at 2:17 PM EDT
President Obama joined Vice President Biden and Dr. Jill Biden for the 112th Army Navy Game on December 10, 2011 at FedEx Field.
Posted byon December 9, 2011 at 9:52 AM EDT
Vice President Biden delivered a brief welcome message before personally thanking every sailor for their service as they disembarked the ship to reunite with their loved ones