It’s no small thing when grotesque mistakes and lies about them cost 2,300 lives and a trillion dollars, but that’s what we got from U.S. officials who have kept us at war in Afghanistan for 18 years.

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This Week's Circulars

Obituaries

1 p.m., at the Roberts Funeral Service Chapel in Winston-Salem, N.C. Inurnment will follow on Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Salisbury National Cemetery, Salisbury, N.C.

11 a.m., at the First A.M.E. Zion Church in Bluefield. Interment will follow at Restlawn Cemetery, Bluewell.

11 a.m., at Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell. Interment will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Princeton.

1 p.m., memorial service at the Grace Presbyterian Church in Lashmeet. Inurnment will follow at the McComas/Crotty Cemetery, Lashmeet.