Pelley to Anchor 'Evening News' From Afghanistan

Will broadcast from Forward Operating Base in Kandahar Oct. 3-4

Scott Pelley will anchor the CBS Evening News from the Forward Operating Base of the 10th Mountain Division in Kandahar, Afghanistan next Monday and Tuesday (Oct. 3-4).

The war in Afghanistan began on Oct. 7, 2001 with the launch of Operation "Enduring Freedom," a joint military response with the U.K. to the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Pelley will report on the war's impact in the region after ten years.