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Friday, October 3, 2014
Senator Levin - Proud of Afghan Progress
Senator Carl Levin (Democrat Michigan) is retiring from the Senate after serving 36 years. He currently chairs the armed services committee and has been a leading advocate for the military. At a breakfast with members of the press he expressed the hope that the media will recognize the good progress made in Afghanistan. He believes that the press is painting a picture of gloom and doom about Afghanistan while ignoring many of the successes that have been achieved. Read more in "Senior Democrat: We Should Be Proud of Afghanistan Progress", Time.com, September 25, 2014. (In the photo Sen Levin meets with LTG Mark Milley Oct 2103 in Afghanistan, photo by SSG Richard Andrade ISAF HQ PA).