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Troops from Iraq, Afghanistan to be honored in DC

BRETT ZONGKER
Associated Press
Feb 29, 1:45 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) -- It took almost 60 years for World War II veterans to get a monument in Washington. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial opened less than a decade after their war ended. Now with the Iraq war just over, and Afghanistan continuing, there are already plans to honor those veterans in a new National Mall tribute in the works.

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