We saw a lot of these images from Saddam's palaces that U.S. troops took over following the fall of Baghdad. But this is my first chance to see soldiers getting a fun pool break in Afghanistan.
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U.S. and Canadian soldiers lounge and swim at a pool at Camp Nathan Smith in Kandahar city on Wednesday, June 9. NATO, US and Afghan soldiers are preparing their biggest offensive yet against the Taliban in Kandahar province, with total foreign troop numbers set to peak at 150,000 by August..