KHOST PROVINCE, Afghanistan – U.S. Soldiers and Afghan National Security Forces are working together to increase security and governance along the Khost-Gardez pass at a new Combined Tactical Operations Center Read more
GHAZNI PROVINCE, Afghanistan – In the early morning on Dec. 22, before their normal daily patrols were scheduled to begin, 17 Afghan National Policemen lined up outside their district center. Read more
KHOST PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Soldiers located at Combat Outpost Spera partnered with members of the Afghan National Army to destroy a multi-room building, used to protect insurgents as they travelled Read more
LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Pushing 300 watts, and capable of reaching most of the province, the Mehtar Lam Media Operations Center went on-air, Jan. 14. Radio is the main source of news and entertainment for a large percentage of the Afghan population, and Laghman province is no exception. Afghan cultural and media advisors work together to coordinate the news stories with coalition and Afghan entities. The media center’s total yearly costs are projected to be about $30,000. This includes employee salaries and internet/satellite services.
LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan –The Laghman Agricultural Development Team conducted veterinary training with local farmers and ranchers, Jan. 13-14. Laghman ADT spent two days working with fourth year students from Nangahar Veterinary College. The first day’s lesson focused on identifying and treating livestock for parasites. On the second day, the 17 students and 15 provincial team members provided medical screening and evaluations on more than 350 head of cattle, sheep, goats, and a donkey. Local farmers whose animals were treated were very thankful for the assistance.
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