Strain on US forces in the field at a five-year high

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May 8, 2011
USA Today    
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"U.S. troops fighting in Afghanistan are experiencing some of the greatest psychological stress and lowest morale in five years of fighting, reports a military study. 'We're an Army that's in uncharted territory here,' says Gen. Peter Chiarelli, Army vice chief of staff, who has focused on combat stress. 'We have never fought for this long with an all-volunteer force that's 1% of the population.'" (05/08/11)

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