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Marco Rubio in Afghanistan, gets "rare glimpse" of Afghan National Army unit

NATO Training Mission Afghanistan reports that the Florida senator and six other Republican senators got to see an Afghan National Army unit demonstrate "its proficiency to a multi-national audience" -- Sunday at the Kabul Military Training Center.

The site says the senators "took the opportunity to interact with the ANA soldiers that had staged the proficiency demonstration. The attendees included Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, Lindsey Graham  of South Carolina, Richard Burr of North Carolina, Marco Rubio of Florida, Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania, Ron Johnson of Wisconsin and Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire.

"The demonstration featured a situational training exercise in which a company-sized ANA element staged a dismounted ambush against another ANA element posing as the enemy for demonstration purposes."

Like Rubio, Toomey, Johnson and Ayotte were elected to the Senate in November.