apt. Michael Morriss addresses the graduates of a 50-hour quick reaction force course in a ceremony May 29, 2013, at Kabul International Airport, Afghanistan. Fourteen Afghan air force members of the Kabul Air Wing Quick Reaction Force Company graduated from Ground Combat Skills Course. The graduation marked the completion of advanced upgrade training for the newest members of the QRF Company. Morriss is a security forces adviser with NATO Air Training Command-Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Chris McAleer)
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A new report finds that Afghanistan’s military was set up to fail once the Americans pulled out.

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