31 DEAD Americans in Afghanistan.

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    A helicopter crash in Afghanistan's eastern Wardak province killed 31 U.S. special operation troops and seven Afghan soldiers, the country's president said Saturday. It was the highest number of American casualties recorded in a single incident in the decade-long war.

    President Hamid Karzai sent his condolences to President Barack Obama, according to a statement issued by his office.

    "A NATO helicopter crashed last night in Wardak province," Karzai said in the statement, adding that 31 American special operations troops were killed. "President Karzai expressed his deep condolences because of this incident and expressed his sympathy to Barack Obama."



    Read more: Dozens of U.S. Troops Killed in Afghan Chopper Attack - FoxNews.com
     
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    Nation building, One American life at a time. Damn!
     
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    Gotta' help them farmers grow that opium.
     
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    I'd laugh if it weren't true.

    On the plus side, a Canadian soldier recorded the longest kill shot with a bolt action Italian 6.5 rifle with open sights.

    Im trying to think positively. But its difficult.
     

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