The U.S. military has announced its first troop death since the much publicized withdrawal of the last full combat brigade last week. That word and continuing sectarian violence has prompted the leading general, Ray Odierno, to reply with optimism for the country’s future. CNN’s Bob Costantini joins the Federal Drive with the story.
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