President Obama Makes Unannounced Trip to Afghanistan

May 25, 2014 05:34 PM
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President Barack Obama marked America's Memorial Day holiday with an unannounced visit to Afghanistan, where he addressed U.S. troops and met with commanders. He spent four hours meeting with troops in Afghanistan before flying to Germany to visit patients at a U.S. military hospital. VOA's Michael Bowman reports that his trip Sunday came as America's combat mission in Afghanistan is ending and Obama prepares to speak out on America's future role on the world stage.