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My time in the rotation helps show why our approach in Afghanistan is doomed

By John Ford
Best Defense guest respondent

I am a former enlisted U.S. Army soldier. Between May of 2012 and May of 2013 I was deployed to Kandahar province.

Imagine my surprise when browsing I stumbled upon about how troop rotation is a poor strategic decision. The strain of constant rotation was something I experienced on my own deployment. Somewhat uniquely

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