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At Ft. Bragg, Obama welcomes troops home from Iraq
At Ft. Bragg, Obama welcomes troops home from Iraq

President Obama celebrated the soldiers who fought the Iraq war on Wednesday, marking the fulfillment of a campaign promise to bring home all U.S. forces following a nearly nine-year conflict that killed more than 4,400 U.S. soldiers. "So as your commander in chief, on behalf of a grateful nation, I'm proud to finally say these two words – and I know your families agree," the president said. "Welcome home. Welcome home. Welcome home. Welcome home." Obama, standing before a sea of paratroopers wearing maroon berets, thanked the troops returning from Iraq and hailed the country's steps toward creating an independent, democratic state. "Now Iraq is...

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