Six Hours In The War Zone: Obama In Afghanistan

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March 28, 2010: President Obama makes a surprise trip to Afghanistan.

Here, Obama and Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai participate in an arrival ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Kabul.

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

Obama aboard Air Force One en route to Afghanistan.

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

Obama arrives at Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan.

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

Obama and Karzai participate in the arrival ceremony.

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

Obama meets with Karzai at the Presidential Palace.

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

Karzai’s staff waits for the dinner to begin with Karzai and Obama.

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

Karzai chats with Obama during the dinner at the Presidential Palace.

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

Obama aboard a helicopter flying from the Presidential Palace back to Bagram Air Field.

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

Obama waves to U.S. troops at Bagram Air Field.

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

Obama meets with U.S. Ambassador Karl Eikenberry (left) and Gen. Stanley McChrystal at Bagram Air Field.

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

Obama greets troops at a mess hall at Bagram Air Field.

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

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