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Bush: 'Completing The Mission' Will Honor 1657 Soldiers Killed In Iraq

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Quoting letters of the fallen from the war in
Iraq,President Bush vowed Monday to a Memorial Day audience of military families and soldiers in uniform that the nation will honor its dead by striving for peace and democracy, no matter the cost.

"We must honor them by completing the mission for which they gave their lives; by defeating the terrorists," the president told a supportive crowd of several thousand people at Arlington National Cemetery.

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