Rutgers grad pens memoir on Afghanistan deployment

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    U.S. Marines patrol outside Marjah in Afghanistan's Helmand province. (David Guttenfelder/AP Photo

    U.S. Marines patrol outside Marjah in Afghanistan's Helmand province. (David Guttenfelder/AP Photo

    The lens of history is needed for fuller perspective on America’s longest military engagement. But the toll taken after a decade of war in Afghanistan is plain to see and brought into stark relief by First Lieutenant Mark Bodrog. 

    The Camden resident is author of “Second Platoon: Call Sign Hades, A Memoir of the Marines of the Combined Action Company.”  Lieutenant Bodrog spoke with NewsWorks Tonight Host Dave Heller.

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