Local News

By Rick Howlett

Afghan President Hamid Karzai wrapped up  his U.S. trip Friday with a stop at  the Fort Campbell Army Base, where he met with troops preparing to deploy to Afghanistan’s Kandahar Province.         

Fort Campbell is sending about 20,000 troops to the region.         

Karzai has been in the U.S. this week for talks with President Obama.

He also visited with wounded U.S. soldiers.

(Photo courtesy of Fort Campbell, U.S. Army)

Rick Howlett is host of WFPL's weekly talk show, "In Conversation."