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As mission in Afghanistan winds down, troops return

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After 12 years of war, the NATO combat mission in Afghanistan is slowly winding down. It means that for most American troops, the steady drumbeat of repeated deployments to the war zone will be coming to an end. NBC’s Lester Holt reports.