This Department of Defense photo shows US Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Army General Martin E. Dempsey as he addresses questions from US military members during a town hall meeting in Baghdad, Iraq, November 15, 2014. Considering the fanfare it's capable of, the US military had quite a muted exit from America's longest war. The
America’s major wars are technically over, but there are still plenty of boots on the ground. Here’s a look at the missions guiding US engagement this year.