2017 Press Releases

Two U.S. service members killed in action

Two U.S. service members killed in action

27 Apr 2017
Two U.S. service members were killed in action and a third was wounded in action Wednesday evening when they came under attack during a raid against insurgents in Nangarhar province. 

Statement from U.S. Forces – Afghanistan regarding ISIS-K leaders targeted in raid

Statement from U.S. Forces – Afghanistan regarding ISIS-K leaders targeted in raid

26 Apr 2017
Afghan Special Security Forces along with U.S. Army Rangers conducted a night raid in Nangarhar Wednesday that, sadly, resulted in the loss of two Rangers from the 75th Ranger Regiment from Fort Benning, Georgia. 
The target was ISIS-K leadership to include their Emir, Abdul Hasib.
Hasib exercised command and control over operations involving ISIS-K and their connections with the larger ISIS network.

U.S. forces confirm strike on Taliban leader

U.S. forces confirm strike on Taliban leader

22 Apr 2017
On Apr. 19, U.S. Forces – Afghanistan confirmed Quari Tayib, once known as the Taliban shadow governor of Takhar province, was killed in an airstrike in Archi district, Kunduz province, Afghanistan Apr. 17. The strike was part of ongoing efforts to deny Taliban freedom-of-movement in the area.

Statement by General John Nicholson on attack on 209th Corps

Statement by General John Nicholson on attack on 209th Corps

21 Apr 2017
The attack on the 209th Corps today shows the barbaric nature of the Taliban. They killed soldiers at prayer in a mosque and others in a dining facility.

U.S. forces target, destroy ISIS-K stronghold

U.S. forces target, destroy ISIS-K stronghold

13 Apr 2017
At 7:13 local time today, U.S. Forces – Afghanistan conducted a strike on an ISIS-K tunnel complex in Achin district, Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, as part of an ongoing effort to defeat ISIS-K in Afghanistan in 2017.

U.S. casualty in Nangarhar province

U.S. casualty in Nangarhar province

9 Apr 2017
One U.S. soldier died as a result of wounds sustained during combat operations in Achin district, Nangarhar province Saturday. 

 

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