How one man makes a difference in Afghanistan

PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Ghouse Loynab, human terrain analyst with Human Terrain Team, TF Red Bulls, takes notes as he talks to a villager about governance and development issues Feb. (click for more)

Guardians of Peace produces results in Paktya

PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan – U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Clint Koerperich of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, squad leader for 2nd Platoon, Company C., 1st Battalion, 168th Infantry Regiment, patrols with ANA soldiers (click for more)

Working together to put Afghan heroes back together again

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Bidder’s conference places Afghans in control

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Panjshir women strengthen communication skills

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Ghazni PRT assesses village, builds relationships

GHAZNI PROVINCE, Afghanistan - Ghazni PRT members walk among the locals engaging in conversation during a village assessment in Touheed Abad in Ghazni Province Feb. 6. (click for more)

Iowa ADT inks deal for orchard training farm

KUNAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Haji Hazrat Ali Gull, a fruit producer, explains improvements he already made to a proposed orchard training farm site he owns to U.S. Army Master Sgt. (click for more)

Co. A makes successful return to Shebatkyl

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Delegation conducts market outreach mission in Zormat

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Kunar PRT medics help healing at Asadabad Hospital

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KUNAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Afghan National Army soldiers of 2nd Company, Command Outpost Penich, take a break along the way to their objective during Joint Operation Eagle Claw II in Kunar Province Dec. 10. (Photo by U.S. Army Spc. Andy Barrera, Task Force Bastogne)KUNAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Afghan National Security and coalition forces concluded operations Dec. 12 in the Ganjgal Valley of the Sarkani District located in the Kunar Province.



The early morning operation began Dec. 10 with an insertion of the combined security force into the mountains near the villages of Ganjgal, Dam Darye and Bargay.   

The region, located along the Pakistan border, is a known transit route for foreign fighters coming into Kunar from Pakistan.

Eleven insurgents were killed during the operation.

“Together, the Afghan National Army and (International Security Assistance Force) have shown the insurgents that they will not be allowed to terrorize the people of the Ganjgal valley,” said ANA Maj. Shirin Agha, public affairs officer, 2nd Brigade, 201st Corps. “We have set the security conditions for the continued progress of law and governance in the region.”

The combined security force also discovered two caches containing eight improvised explosive devices, 7.62mm linked ammo, chemicals to make homemade explosives, 1,000 machine gun rounds, five mortar fuses, 10 mortar heads, more than 40 mortar charges and a shotgun.

“The residents of the Sarkani District and Ganjgal Valley are safer today due to the efforts of the Afghan National Security Forces and the Soldiers from Task Force No Slack,” said U.S. Army Lt. Col. Mary Constantino, Task Force Bastogne spokesperson. “We continue to show the enemies of the people of Afghanistan that there is no safe place for them to plan and carry out their violence here.”KUNAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan – U.S. Army Soldiers of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, and Afghan National Army soldiers of 2nd Company, Command Outpost Penich, take a break along the way to their objective during Joint Operation Eagle Claw II in Kunar Province Dec. 10. (Photo by U.S. Army Spc. Andy Barrera, Task Force Bastogne)KUNAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan – U.S. Army Soldiers of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, negotiate the rough terrain along the way to their objective during Joint Operation Eagle Claw II in Kunar Province Dec. 10. (Photo by U.S. Army Spc. Andy Barrera, Task Force Bastogne)

 

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