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President Surprises Troops in Afghanistan

The Los Angeles Times reports that “President Obama made a rare and surprise visit to Afghanistan on Sunday for a Memorial Day weekend rally with U.S. troops.”  

“Air Force One touched down at Bagram Air Field in the dark Sunday evening local time after secretly leaving the Washington area Saturday night.”  

“Obama was expected to be briefed by military commanders and visit wounded service members at a hospital on the base. He was also to attend a rally, including a performance by country music star Brad Paisley, who traveled with the president.”