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Half Staff For Lost Navy Seals

A US flag is flown at half staff behind a Navy memorial statue of a homecoming in Virginia Beach , Va., Monday. Navy Seal Team Six whose team members were involved in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan, is based in Virginia Beach. Story here. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Question: I'm still wondering why we're in Afghanistan & Iraq more than two years into President Obama's administration, given the continuing U.S. losses and 2008 campaign promises. How about you?

D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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