2017 Press Releases

NATO Ministers boost troops for Afghan training mission

NATO Ministers boost troops for Afghan training mission

9 Nov 2017
The United States briefed on its new South Asia strategy, under which its troop numbers in Afghanistan have increased.  27 other nations have also said they will increase their troop numbers in the coming months. As a result, NATO’s Resolute Support Mission will increase from around 13,000 to around 16,000 troops.

Elite Afghan Commandos graduate from Special Forces Qualification Course

Elite Afghan Commandos graduate from Special Forces Qualification Course

8 Nov 2017
The Afghan National Army graduated 114 new Commandos from its Special Forces Qualification Course here Wednesday.

NATO Secretary General comments on Afghanistan in advance of Defence Ministers meeting

NATO Secretary General comments on Afghanistan in advance of Defence Ministers meeting

8 Nov 2017
NATO Secretary General comments on Afghanistan in advance of Defence Ministers meeting

Investigation finds no evidence of civilian casualties

Investigation finds no evidence of civilian casualties

6 Nov 2017
United States Forces – Afghanistan (USFOR-A) has investigated allegations of civilian casualties in Kunduz province during the period of November 3 and 4; no evidence of civilian casualties has been found.

U.S. service member killed in Logar province

U.S. service member killed in Logar province

4 Nov 2017
One U.S. service member has died as a result of wounds sustained during operations in Logar province, Saturday afternoon.

U.S. service member dies in helicopter crash, Logar province

Helicopter incident under investigation

Helicopter incident under investigation

28 Oct 2017
Resolute Support can confirm a helicopter incident in Logar province, late Friday evening.

Statement by General John Nicholson, Commander Resolute Support

Statement by General John Nicholson, Commander Resolute Support

20 Oct 2017
Our mission is to stand with the Afghan security forces and Afghan people, and to support them in the fight against terrorism, our common enemy.

Resolute Support condemns attack on ANDSF facilities in Paktia province

Ghorak District in Kandahar Retaken by Afghan Forces

Ghorak District in Kandahar Retaken by Afghan Forces

16 Oct 2017
The Afghan National Defence and Security Forces retook the district of Ghorak in Kandahar Province this week, securing a significant population from Taliban control.

Afghan Police Officers Thwart Attack in Kabul

Afghan Police Officers Thwart Attack in Kabul

15 Oct 2017
The NATO Resolute Support Mission praises the Afghan National Police for stopping what could have been a major attack in Kabul. 

NATO Secretary General and US Defense Secretary Reaffirm Afghan Committment

NATO Secretary General and US Defense Secretary Reaffirm Afghan Committment

28 Sep 2017
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis meet with President Ashraf Ghani at the Presidential Palace in Afghanistan on Sept. 27, 2017.

 

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