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Sen. Mark Kirk returns from reserve duty in Afghanistan

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WASHINGTON--Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.), a Navy reserve officer, served a two week stint in Afghanistan during the summer congressional break.

"Back from a 2 week Navy reserve assignment in #Afghanistan. Admire what young Americans in uniform are doing there," Kirk said in a Sept. 3 Twitter posting.

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