“If the Taliban can’t find a guy who worked with U.S. forces, they will find his family and kill them. They’re in just as much danger as I am.”
Time is running out.
It's unclear when they'll arrive at Fort Lee.
“It’s not the end of the story ... It’s the end of a chapter.”
“We’re ending America’s longest war."
"A civil war is certainly a path that can be visualized if this continues on the trajectory it’s on right now."
“I always say gunships are a team sport; you really can’t do something like this without a great team."
It's like Dunkirk, only the Germans are the good guys this time.
“My mind won’t let go,” writes a Marine veteran of Afghanistan. “The farther I get from those days, the heavier my guilt.”
“His story is so much the story of Afghanistan: youth destroyed violently while fighting for a better home."
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