President Barack Obama talks with troops backstage before participating in a roundtable discussion at Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas, Aug. 31, 2012. The President traveled to Fort Bliss to mark the two-year anniversary of the end of America’s combat mission in Iraq.

President Barack Obama talks with troops backstage before participating in a roundtable discussion at Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas, Aug. 31, 2012. The President traveled to Fort Bliss to mark the two-year anniversary of the end of America's combat mission in Iraq.