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August 5th, 2011
02:55 PM ET

A Soldier's Story: Soldiers prepare for life after war

Concluding our series looking at the lives of soldier's in Afghanistan, CNN's Jason Carroll takes a look at the challenges soldiers expect to find while adjusting to life on the homefront.

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August 4th, 2011
11:01 AM ET

A Soldier's Story: Soldiers ready for life post-Afghanistan

In Jason Carroll's continuing series on the life of a soldier, this morning he takes a look at how these brave soldier are preparing for the end of their deployment.

How does a soldier make the transition from the front lines to the homefront? See Jason's report here.

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August 2nd, 2011
11:33 AM ET

A Soldier's Story: The life of a combat engineer in Afghanistan

From boot camp to boots on the ground in Afghanistan:  We've been following the journey of Army soldier Will McLain. He's now seeing the war up-close as a combat engineer, but what does that mean?

CNN's Jason Carroll witnessed first hand what it means to be a combat engineer in Afghanistan.  See the entire piece here.

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August 1st, 2011
11:06 AM ET

A SOLDIER'S STORY - Will McLain: Civilian to combat engineer

From the the front lines in Afghanistan. We've followed one man's dramatic transformation from recruit to soldier.

Will McClain's incredible journey to become a combat engineer began nearly two years ago. And CNN's Jason Carroll was with him every step of the way.

This morning on American Morning, Carroll updates our viewers on McClain's progress.

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December 16th, 2010
08:42 AM ET

Gaining the Afghan's people trust

"A Soldier's Story" is an original series by CNN's "American Morning" that tracks three military recruits from their final days as civilians through deployment.

CNN National Correspondent Jason Carroll has been given unprecedented access by the Pentagon as President Barack Obama outlines a new strategy for the war in Afghanistan. He gives us a look at how Sgt. Randy's Shorter unit gains the trust of the Afghan people.

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December 15th, 2010
11:20 AM ET

From high school gridiron to basic training

See the progression of Will McLain as he goes from civilian to soldier, CNN's Jason Carroll gives us a sneak peek.

Watch Will's full story on "A Soldier's Story," airing on CNN Saturday, December 18th and Sunday, December 19th at 8:00pm ET.

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