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Eastbound: Return to Afghanistan

Brian Williams, anchor and managing editor

I am en route to Afghanistan tonight. We are going there to report on the military and political situation. Our reporting from the field will begin on tomorrow evening's broadcast. Today's sobering news and staggering loss of life has certainly forced us to re-check our logistical planning, and we are confident that we have the correct plans in place.

Richard Engel and his team will be there for our arrival, and I look forward to getting back there after a year's absence. We'll see you from Afghanistan tomorrow night.