Tough first week on the job in Afghanistan
Tensions on war campaign mount amid series of incidents
Gretel C. Kovach
8:24 p.m., March 15, 2012
Maj. Gen. Charles “Mark” Gurganus and the Camp Pendleton force that took command this week of U.S. and international troops in southwestern Afghanistan are beginning their yearlong tour under the shadow of pointed new strains on the war campaign.