Timeline of the war in Afghanistan

Published On: Jun 18 2013 11:36:52 AM CDT   Updated On: Aug 06 2014 09:56:46 AM CDT

The killing of a U.S. general marks a dark chapter in the war in Afghanistan. Here's a look back at the longest conflict in U.S. history.

Troops, Afghanistan
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Defense Department

June 22, 2011 -- President Barack Obama announces that 10,000 U.S. troops will be withdrawn from Afghanistan by the end of 2011, and an additional 23,000 will leave by the summer of 2012.

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