Paktya PRT, Afghan leaders discuss hybrid power

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ANP, US Forces improve security in Baraki Barak

Sgt. 1st Class Richard B. Rodriguez II (left), platoon sergeant with the 401st MP Co., and ANP Maj. Agah Mohammad, the criminal investigator of Baraki Barak District, discuss future operations (click for more)

Dual blasts rock Mehtar Lam

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ANP, Nuristan PRT meet with girls school staff

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Women’s health center opens in Paktika

PAKTIKA PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Paktika Gov. Moheebullah Samim cuts the ribbon at the opening ceremony for the new women’s health center in Waza Khwa District Nov. 20. (click for more)

Nangarhar PRT talk with locals about their needs

NANGARHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan - An Afghanistan street vendor cooks funnel cakes for members of Nangarhar Provincial Reconstruction Team during a visit to the Kama District Center Nov. 15. (click for more)

Embassy team visits key archaeological sites

GHAZNI PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Children of Rawza village along with members of the Ghazni Provincial Reconstruction team explore the 16th century Abdul Razzaq’s mausoleum adjacent to old Ghazni City Nov. (click for more)

Ghazni PRT attends Eid al-Adha celebration

GHAZNI PROVINCE, Afghanistan – U.S. Navy Cmdr. Jon Doolittle, Ghazni PRT commander of St. Petersburg, Fla., practices his speech in Pashtun with local Afghanistan Military Police during the Eid al-Adha (click for more)

TF White Eagle gift commemorates Muslim festivity

GHAZNI PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Polish Brig. Gen. Andrzej Reudowicz, TF White Eagle commander, presents a bull to the governor of Ghazni Province, Gov. Musa Khan, to commemorate the Islamic holiday (click for more)

Commando works to secure Lowkar Village

NURISTAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan – U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Steve David of Bronx, N.Y., corpsman for the Nuristan PRT, examines an injured Afghan man’s foot during operations in Lowkar (click for more)

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GHAZNI PROVINCE, Afghanistan – U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Jorge Solano, 1st Platoon, Company D, 1st Battalion, 181st Infantry Regiment, Massachusetts security forces and native of Worcester, Mass., stands guard during a visit to Tepe Sardar, Afghanistan's unique monument of sacred architecture, outside Ghazni City Nov. 17. The circa fifth- to eighth-century complex boasts ruins of a Buddhist stupa, monastery and shrines along with a Hindu chapel. The visit was the result of brainstorming between U.S. Embassy Kabul Public Affairs and Jim Moore, Department of State’s South and Central Asia bureau deputy assistant secretary for press and public diplomacy, on how best to assist Ghazni Province as it strives to identify and restore particularly relevant Islamic archaeological sites that have earned Ghazni its 2013 designation as the Islamic cultural capital of the Asian world. (Photo by U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Courtney Witt, Ghazni Provincial Reconstruction Team)

GHAZNI PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Dr. Laura Tedesco, U.S. Embassy Kabul's archaeologist, speaks to David Ensor, U.S. Embassy Kabul Communications and Public Diplomacy director, and Jim Moore, Department of State’s South and Central Asia bureau deputy assistant secretary for press and public Diplomacy, about the history of the Tepe Sadar ruins, a unique monument of sacred architecture right outside Ghazni City, Nov. 17. The circa fifth- to eighth-century complex boasts ruins of a Buddhist stupa, monastery and shrines along with a Hindu chapel. The visit was to help aid U.S. Embassy Public Affairs and Moore decide how to best assist Ghazni Province as it strives to identify and restore particularly relevant Islamic archaeological sites that have earned Ghazni its 2013 designation. (Photo by U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Courtney Witt, Ghazni Provincial Reconstruction Team)GHAZNI PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Jim Moore, Department of State’s South and Central Asia bureau deputy assistant secretary for press and public diplomacy, hands candy to Kuchi nomad boys during his visit to Tepe Sardar, Afghanistan's unique monument of sacred architecture outside Ghazni City, Nov. 17. Members from the Ghazni Provincial Reconstruction Team and State Department visited two archaeological sites. Looking to Ghazni 2013, the year which celebrates Ghazni as the Islamic cultural capital of the Asian world, U.S. Embassy Public Affairs and Moore brainstormed how to best assist Ghazni Province as it strives to identify and restore particularly relevant Islamic archaeological sites that have earned Ghazni its 2013 designation. (Photo by U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Courtney Witt, Ghazni Provincial Reconstruction Team)GHAZNI PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Members from the U.S. Embassy Kabul along with the Ghazni Provincial Reconstruction Team visit Abdul Razzaq’s mausoleum in Ghazni City Nov. 17. Abdul Razzaq’s mausoleum, the once and future Museum of Islamic Art and History for Ghazni, is a sepulchral monument built in the 16th century and nestled in Rawza village adjacent to old Ghazni City and surrounded by modern residences. (Photo by U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Courtney Witt, Ghazni Provincial Reconstruction Team)GHAZNI PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Children of Rawza village along with members of the Ghazni Provincial Reconstruction team explore the 16th century Abdul Razzaq’s mausoleum adjacent to old Ghazni City Nov. 17. Abdul Razzaq’s mausoleum, was once and will be the future Museum of Islamic Art and History for Ghanzi. (Photo by U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Courtney Witt, Ghazni Provincial Reconstruction Team)GHAZNI PROVINCE, Afghanistan – U.S. Embassy visitors and members of the Ghazni Provincial Reconstruction Team head back to the vehicles after exploring two Afghanistan archaeological sites outside Ghazni City Nov. 17. In advance of Ghazni 2013, the year which celebrates Ghazni as the Islamic cultural capital of the Asian world, U.S. Embassy public affairs staff brainstormed how best to assist Ghazni Province as it strives to identify and restore particularly relevant Islamic archaeological sites that have earned Ghazni its 2013 designation. (Photo by U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Courtney Witt, Ghazni Provincial Reconstruction Team)GHAZNI PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Children of Rawza village, adjacent to old Ghazni City, explore the 16th century Abdul Razzaq’s mausoleum Nov. 17. Abdul Razzaq’s mausoleum was once and will be the future Museum of Islamic Art and History for Ghanzi. (Photo by U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Courtney Witt, Ghazni Provincial Reconstruction Team)

 

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