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This past Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011, the top commander of U.S. forces in Iraq returned home to U.S. soil bearing the U.S. Forces-Iraq flag.


The ceremony to retire the flag was the symbolic end to the War in Iraq. Under Army custom the flag will be retired and either stored or displayed.

I watched the brief ceremony several times on many different television networks, and have read and re-read the remarks from the occasion.

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