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US Army soldiers of 1st Infantry Division gather for a moment of silence to rememer lost comrades on Memorial Day on Combat Outpost Korengal, the Korengal Valley, Kunar Province, Afghanistan on May 25, 2009.  The US has reached a military stalemate with insurgents in many parts of the country and will rely on a surge of 20,000 new troops to break it. ..[This is a frame grab from video]