Combined Action in the Khost-Gardez Pass

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

ANP learn how to effectively police their community

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

'Taliban hotel' destroyed

  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

Afghan citizens save American asset in Panjshir

PANJSHIR PROVINCE, Afghanistan –The adventure began on the cold, wintery morning, Dec. 10, deep in the Hindu Kush Mountains of the Panjshir valley in Afghanistan. The Panjshir Provincial Reconstruction Team Read more
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LOGAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan - Afghan National Directorate of Security and Coalition forces from Task Force Bayonet seized several caches of illegal weapons and ammunition including RPGs, rockets, grenades, IED-making materials and small-arms ammunition, Jan. 26. 

The combined force responded to a tip, moved into the area, met with local leaders and explained the purpose of the operation. They unearthed bags containing the contraband weapons and ammunition. The weapons were brought to a safe location and destroyed.

“Every illegal weapon cache we remove brings increased security to the people of these villages and districts” said U.S. Army Capt. Daniel Williams, who led the U.S. element on the operation. “The mission would not have been successful without the NDS.  They were instrumental in talking with the local elders and locating the caches.”  



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