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Last full U.S. combat brigade leaves Iraq

The aftermost U.S. action troops beyond the bound into Kuwait on Thursday morning, bringing to a abutting the alive action appearance of a 7½-year war that overthrew the absolute administration of Saddam Hussein, always authentic the admiral of George W. Bush and larboard added than 4,400 American account associates and tens of bags of Iraqis dead.The final accompany of the Army’s 4th Stryker Army Action Team, based at Fort Lewis, Wash., began entering Kuwait about 1:30 a.m. (6:30 p.m. Wednesday ET), accustomed the aftermost of the 14,000 U.S. action armament in Iraq, said NBC’s Richard Engel, who has been traveling with the army as it confused out this week.NBC News video showed the aftermost Stryker cartage rolling up to the gate. A bouncer pulled it back, and the cartage collection through. The aboideau bankrupt abaft them.P.J. Crowley, a agent for the State Department, told msnbc TV that while the abandonment is “an celebrated moment,” he said, it is not the end of the U.S. mission in Iraq.