As Iraq War ends, no parade for troops is imminent
Published 12/30/2011, The Dickinson Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans probably won't be seeing a huge ticker-tape parade anytime soon for troops returning from Iraq, and it's not clear if veterans of the nine-year campaign will ever enjoy the grand, flag-waving, red-white-and-blue homecoming that the nation's fighting men and women received after World War II and the Gulf War.Word count: 971
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