U.S. War In Afghanistan Drags On, As Withdrawal Date Nears

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A soldier from the Afghan National Army's 6th Kandak , 3rd company... News PhotoAfghan National Army,Afghanistan,Army Soldier,Bandage,Conflict,Horizontal,Kandahar,Kandahar Province,War,War in Afghanistan: 2001-presentPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesKANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN - MARCH 31: A soldier from the Afghan National Army's 6th Kandak (battalion), 3rd company re-wraps bandages around his leg at Command Outpost Pa'in Kalay on March 31, 2013 in Kandahar Province, Maiwand District, Afghanistan. The soldier stepped on an improvised explosive device (IED) months before; his leg was injured but he is able to walk on it with the help of crutches. The United States military and its allies are in the midst of training and transitioning power to the Afghan National Security Forces in order to withdraw from the country by 2014. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)