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The Afghanistan War

The war in Afghanistan is an ongoing coalition conflict that began on 7 October 2001 in response to the 11 September 2001 attacks on the United States. Australia contributes soldier and specialist expertise in partnership with the International Security Assistance Force established by the United Nations Security Council on 20 December 2001.

What is the experience of soldiers fighting in and returning from Afghanistan?


Ricky Morris

Ricky describes some of his experiences serving in Afghanistan and his return home. He talks about some of the weapons used in the conflict and his response to the death of a fellow soldier.

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