Nightly News   |  January 01, 1910

Change of command in Afghanistan

May 11: Defense Secretary Robert Gates has announced he is replacing the top US commander in Afghanistan. The replacement of General David McKiernan less than a year after he took over marks a major change in the war in Afghanistan. He will be replaced by Army Lt. Gen. Stanley McChrystal, who commanded special operation forces in Iraq. NBC's Jim Maceda has details.

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