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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LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan– The women of Laghman province are making great strides in the development of women’s affairs in the province.

Afghan Women have been encouraged to participate in the bi-monthly bazaar at Forward Operating Base Mehtar Lam in the eastern Afghanistan province.

The women who sell their locally produced merchandise bring diversity to the bazaar as well as encourage small business opportunities for women in the area.

The success of the initial six saleswomen at the bazaar is hoped to grow and gain more support in the future.

Additionally, approximately 30 women from the villages of Gamba and Kasigar recently participated in an instructional program to teach tailoring as a way to earn sustainable income and provide a needed service to their villages.

The women and girls received instruction on uses and the operation on new sewing machines as part of the tailoring skill program.


Last Updated on Sunday, 14 March 2010 13:57


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