[SeMissourian.com] Fair ~ 71°F  
River stage: 42.08 ft. Rising
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
In this Aug. 11, 2010 photo, U.S. Army Sgt. Billy Bennett shows Iraqi federal policemen how to walk in a "wedge" formation on patrol during a training exercise. The number of U.S. soldiers in Iraq dipped below the 50,000 threshold, fulfilling a campaign pledge by President Barack Obama a week ahead of a deadline to shift away from fighting to a new training mission. For the troops left behind, however, the war is not over. They still face danger(AP Photo/Lara Jakes)