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Obama Promises End to War in Afghanistan
Kabul, Afghanistan, (CBS 2/FOX 28) - The President returned home from Afghanistan Monday morning. He was in the country over the Holiday weekend to show his support for our troops overseas.
It's the first time President Obama has been in the country in two years.
Sunday, the commander in chief surprised troops stationed at Bagram Air Field.
There, he shook hands and promised a limited U.S. military presence starting next year.
President Obama also addressed the issue of jobs for veterans when they return home.
33-thousand troops remain stationed in Afghanistan.
At 13-years, it is now the longest war in U.S. history.
Afghan president Hamid Karzai was also invited to the base but declined.