[A]fter nearly nine years, America's war in Iraq will be over.
The president ran in part against the war, and now he's ending it. Mr. Obama first announced this plan back in February 2009, when he said combat would end in August 2010 and the final troops would leave this year. NBC's Courtney Kube forwards Pentagon stats showing that the U.S. has been withdrawing about 520 people a day.
Next on the agenda: Getting jobs for the veterans coming home to this wrecked economy of ours.
(Photo: Christmas in Iraq 2008/Blue Star Chronicles)