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VFW, American Legion back Iraq war

Groups urge patience to let 'surge' work

By Bryan Bender
Globe Staff / August 16, 2007

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WASHINGTON -- The American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the nation's oldest and most influential veterans' organizations, have broken their relative silence on the merits of the Iraq war, joining some of the staunchest war supporters to lobby Congress and the public to give the military "surge" more time to work. (Full article: 852 words)

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