For Fort Carson soldiers in Iraq, 'our mission has not changed'

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Sgt. Derek Frymire, 23, of Monroe, Wash., with the 4th Stryker Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, rests in the sand with a cigarette after two 12-hours on the tactical road march across Iraq to the border of Kuwait, where his tour in Iraq will come to an end. The 4th Stryker Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division was officially designated the last combat brigade to leave Iraq under President Obama's plan to end combat operations in Iraq by Aug. 31. Photo by Los Angeles Times, Carolyn Cole