Soldiers look for perfect holiday gift at Bagram bazaar

PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan - A shopkeeper stands by his store in the Bagram Airfield bazaar Dec. 11. The bazaar brings in more than $30,000 into the local economy on a (click for more)

AUP, TF Lethal capture munitions cache in Jaji

PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan – A member of the AUP performs a search during an AUP-led operation with Company A, 1st Battalion, 168 Infantry Regiment in Jaji District Dec. 16. (click for more)

Kapisa PRT visits Ghayn Valley

KAPISA PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Local children watch members of Kapisa PRT pass as they leave the Abdul Salam High School in Ghayn Valley Dec. 15. (click for more)

Veterinary Services keep donkeys in the fight

LOGAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan – U.S. Army Maj. Ted A. Broome (right), and U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Eleazar Vizcaino, both assigned to 358th Medical Detachment Veterinary Services, evaluate a donkey at (click for more)

Kunar PRT attends Manogai District elections

KUNAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Haji Sher Badir, Manogai District subgovernor, speaks during the election ceremony for the Manogai District Community Council Dec. 9. (click for more)

Next step to Ghazni 2013 project

GHAZNI PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Key elders listen intently while the U.S. and Polish ambassadors, Musa Khan, Ghazni provincial governor, and Amina Safi Afzaly, Minister of Labor and Social Affairs, speak (click for more)

Iowa ADT supports Kunar veterinary conference

U.S. Army Maj. Loren Adams, veternarian from New Liberty, Iowa, supervises as an Afghan veterinarian puts final sutures into a neutered dog at a continuing education conference organized by the (click for more)

USO Holiday Tour comes to Bagram

BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan – Actor and comedian Robin Williams talks with U.S. Army Maj. Gen John F. Campbell, Combined Joint Task Force 101 and Regional Command East commander, before the (click for more)

Ambassador Eikenberry dedicates playground at Ghazni orphanage

GHAZNI PROVINCE, Afghanistan - Karl Eikenberry, U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan, shakes a little girl's hand during the playground dedication at Ghazni City Orphanage in Ghazni Dec. 15. (click for more)

Bravo strengthens relationship with Afghan people

PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan – U.S. Army Spc. Shane Taylor, a Slater, Iowa, native and Bravo Troop Soldier, 1st Squadron, 113th Cavalry Regiment, Task Force Red Horse, plays with Afghan children (click for more)

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51 Three Afghans wounded in Parwan riot Bagram Media Center 844
52 Afghan citizen reports munitions cache Bagram Media Center 953
53 Taliban attack mosque on first day of Ramadan Kunar Provincial Reconstruction Team Public Affairs 956
54 Panjshir government aiding citizens affected by floods Panjshir Provincial Reconstruction Team Public Affairs 1061
55 Parwan citizens report IED, UXO sites Task Force Wolverine 971
56 Combined operation secures Nuristan villages Task Force Bastogne Public Affairs 848
57 Afghan commandos secure Barg-e Matal Task Force Bastogne 1954
58 Combined forces conduct air assault, secure Chenar Bagram Media Center 1409
59 Taliban fragmenting puts populace in danger U.S Army Staff Sgt. Bruce Cobbeldick Task Force Bayonet Public Affairs 1330
60 Marawara air assault combines Afghan-U.S. security efforts Bagram Media Center 1378
61 Helicopter makes precautionary landing in Nangarhar province Bagram Media Center 1139
62 Insurgent attack on Jalalabad airport repelled Bagram Media Center 2302
63 RC-East Fallen Heroes June 14, 2010 - Present CJTF 101 PAO 12875
64 Afghan and ISAF units strike Taliban stronghold ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan 3104
65 Ghazni PRT does it all: From key leader engagements to historical surveys U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. J.T. May III, Ghazni Provincial Reconstruction Team Public Affairs 1121
66 ISAF helicopter makes emergency landing in Kunar province Bagram Media Center 941
67 ANSF drive Taliban from Awlagal Bagram Media Center 773
68 1-32 Cavalry ensures education for the young U.S. Army Spc. Albert L. Kelley, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment 1356
69 Afghan police defeat Taliban attack Bagram Media Center 791
70 Kiwis destroy weapon caches Story and Photos by the New Zealand Army 976
71 Paktya leaders gather for regional peace shura Bagram Media Center 889
72 Afghan Security Forces stop VBIED attack Task Force Bastogne Public Affairs Office 1019
73 3-187 conducts air assault into Atah Khel Army 1st Lt. R.J. Peek 1705
74 FINAL UPDATE: 16 insurgents killed and 5 detained after a targeted attack against Bagram Bagram Media Center 1624
75 7 insurgents killed in on-going attack on Bagram Bagram Media Center 2411
76 Afghan veterinarians work with Coalition forces to protect livestock Bagram Media Center 1083
77 Successful air assault eliminates three insurgents Bagram Media Center 1398
78 ANP empty hand training U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. JT May III Ghazni Provincial Reconstruction Team Public Affairs 834
79 Afghan Women’s Affairs Center graduates trainees Bagram Media Center 1048
80 Khost PRT discusses new district center with Dwamanda Officials U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Julianne M. Showalter 1231
81 Task Force Wolverine recovers rockets in Parwan U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Whitney Hughes, Task Force Wolverine Public Affairs 1385
82 ISAF units realign in eastern Afghanistan’s Kunar province Bagram Media Center 4241
83 Afghan forces learn desktop publishing Bagram Media Center 887
84 Iron Rakkasan medics help save pregnant woman’s life U.S. Army 1st Lt. David Hanson 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment 1787
85 Regional Command East boosts security, with Afghan participation in DoD's Reward Program Bagram Media Center 1108
86 Kiwi Team 5 uncovers weapons cache Task Force Wolverine Public Affairs 954
87 ANSF, ISAF clear IED threat, help children return to school in Zarghunshader U.S. Army Capt. Matt Sraj 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment 1396
88 Weapons cache recovered in Bamyan Task Force Wolverine 1025
89 Forward Surgical Team first to respond By Army Pfc. Christopher McKenna 1882
90 Parwan PRT ready for business Bagram Media Center 1538
91 Women’s progress in Lagham province, Afghanistan Bagram Media Center 1079
92 Combined effort leads to cache find Task Force Rakkason Public Affairs 1412
93 Kiwi Team 2 Retrieve Weapons Caches Bagram Media Center 1019
94 Stamping out local poppy population Bagram Media Center 920
95 Nangarhar hosts education opportunities Bagram Media Center 834
96 Logar NDS and ANP arrest four men for fuel theft 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs Office 990
97 Increasing stability and reaching out through airwaves Bagram Media Center 1010
98 DoD Rewards Program making a difference in Cyclone’s AO U.S. Army Spc. Charles J. Thompson, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment 957
99 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers trains Afghan engineers in Khowst U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Stephen J. Otero, Khowst PRT Public Affairs 1092
100 ANP Receive Certificates for Tactical Training Bagram Media Center 882
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Afghan forces, TF Bastogne continue operations in Sherzad District

NANGARHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Afghan National Security Forces and Soldiers from 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Task Force Bastogne, continued operations in the Sherzad District Jan. 8 clearing the village of Toto of insurgent fighters to reinforce a foundation of security in the area.

TF Iron eliminates insurgent IED team

GHAZNI PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Soldiers form Task Force Iron Rakkasan and members of the Afghan Uniformed police, using the Precision Threat Detection System blimp at Forward Operating Base Andar, identified a group of insurgents with weapons and explosives Jan. 3.

TF Iron Rakkasan uses PTDS to prevent highway robbery


GHAZNI PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Recently, Soldiers from Task Force Iron Rakkasan watched a member of the Afghan Uniformed Police conduct an illegal checkpoint on the route between Ghazni and Sharana. Using the camera system on the Persistent Threat Detection System, Soldiers observed a man standing in the road collecting money from vehicles. The practice is common by insurgents who fund their attacks by taking money from locals.

Joint operation helps clear Sherzad of insurgent activity


NANGARHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Afghan National Security Forces and Soldiers from Task Force Bastogne began operations in the Sherzad District Dec. 23.