At Camp Lejeune in North Carolina, he announced that all combat troops would depart by Aug. 31, 2010. Following are the president's prepared remarks.
Retention rates may be hurt by the GI Bill's expanded school benefits as well as potential budget cuts.
The times call for a regeneration, not just a feel-good tweak.
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