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The Next Commander In Chief

by David Gura
Nov 4, 2008

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Tom Bowman, our intrepid Pentagon correspondent, recently returned from a reporting trip to Afghanistan. While he was there, Bowman watched several of the presidential debates with American troops. For them, this election has particular significance: the next president of the United States will be their Commander in Chief.

During the second hour today, Bowman and Lt. Col. John Nagl (Ret.), now a senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security, will field calls from listeners, especially active and retired members of the military. If you've served in Afghanistan or Iraq, what do you want the next president to know about the wars there? What would you like to see him do?

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