Sgt. 1st Class Billy Payne (left) from Aubrey, Texas, project manager for the 2-45th ADT, writes down information regarding a watershed project here during a site survey Oct. 30 with (click for more)
Lt. Col. Wiley Blevins, Bamyan ETT team leader, Maj. Timothy Drake, contracting officer, and ANP Col. Mohmad Ishawk, chief of police for Waras District, discuss the positioning of a new (click for more)
Local farmers work together to construct a greenhouse during agriculture training at the Bermel District Center Oct. 28. Farmers from 10 districts in Paktika Province received training on greenhouse construction (click for more)
U.S. Army Spc. Robbie D. Nuttle II of Galena, Kan., a “sweeper” for Route Clearance Package 36, Task Force Bastogne, checks the crater of an improvised explosive device blast for (click for more)
U.S. Army 1st Sgt. Christina Churchill, first sergeant for Company D, 186th BSB, 86th IBCT and a Sheldon, Vt., resident, passes hand crank radios to a worker at the Jolala (click for more)
BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan – Malal Loynab, a Human Terrain Analyst with CJTF-101, teaches an Afghan child English during a new literacy program, which she helped start at the Egyptian Field (click for more)
BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan – Republic of Korea soldiers cook steaks at a barbecue following a ceremony commerating the sactifices the ROK and United Nations forces made during the Korean War (click for more)
LOGAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan – A new school building in Darwish, Pol-e Alam District, was recently completed by the Czech Provincial Reconstruction Team. (click for more)
GHAZNI PROVINCE, Afghanistan - Dining facilities at FOB Andar provide an indoor eating area for Soldiers to enjoy their meals and each other’s company. (click for more)
PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Spc. Sarah Huntley, a medic with Company A, 86th BSTB, 86th IBCT, which is located in Bradford, Vt., shakes the hand of a young Afghan girl (click for more)
KHOST PROVINCE, Afghanistan – The Afghan Uniformed Police conducted Police Combined Action Team training at the Khost AUP Provincial Headquarters in Khost Province, Afghanistan June 26-27.
Soldiers from 330th Military Police Company, 95th MP Battalion, Task Force Sheriff, conducted the two-day course, which taught law enforcement skills including basic weapons handling, safety, combat casualty care and first aid.
The PCAT mission is to mentor, assess and train AUP soldiers and their leadership, said U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Adonis Fabiandiaz, 95th MP Bn., spokesman from New York.
“AUP soldiers and first line leaders showed tremendous motivation and attention during the training which took place at the provincial headquarters building in Khost city,” Fabiandiaz said.
The course was split into two blocks spanning two days. The first day was focused on basic policing. The second day focused on life saving operations.
U.S. Army Spc. Paolo Flores, from San Diego., provincial headquarters squad medic, 330th MP Co., conducted the combat casualty care and first aid training with AUP, said the response from the course was positive.
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