2016 Feature Stories

Afghan leaders celebrate achievement in force management course

Afghan leaders celebrate achievement in force management course

18 Jun 2016
Twenty-two Afghan Army and police officers graduated from Combined Security Transition Command – Afghanistan, Capabilities Development Directorate’s "Force Management: the Basics” course in a ceremony here June 1.

Oversight Coordination Body meets ahead of Warsaw Summit

Oversight Coordination Body meets ahead of Warsaw Summit

10 Jun 2016
The Oversight Coordination Body met here for the seventh time Monday at the Ministry of Defense’s Chai House.  This is the final OCB meeting before the Warsaw Summit early next month in Poland, where partner countries will convene to recommit their support and pledge financial resources to the continuing security of Afghanistan.

ANA personnel graduate 13-week training for budget, finance

ANA personnel graduate 13-week training for budget, finance

9 Jun 2016
Personnel from the Afghan National Army graduated from a budget training course conducted by the Essential Function 1 Ministry of Defense – Finance Advisors at Resolute Support headquarters here.

Italian soldiers celebrate National Day

Italian soldiers celebrate National Day

8 Jun 2016
The Italian contingent at Resolute Support here celebrated the 70th anniversary of the Italian Republic June 5.

RS celebrates ANDSF graduates of Spectrum Management Training

RS celebrates ANDSF graduates of Spectrum Management Training

8 Jun 2016
Resolute Support Headquarters hosted the Spectrum Management graduation ceremony, May 25.  Eighteen officers from the Afghanistan National Defense and Security Forces and one officer from RS HQ completed the six-week course.

U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense tours Afghan National Army CSD

U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense tours Afghan National Army CSD

5 Jun 2016
U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Afghanistan, Pakistan and Central Asia Christine Abizaid visited the Resolute Support mission here last week. 

Georgian memorial unveiled at Resolute Support

Georgian memorial unveiled at Resolute Support

5 Jun 2016
Georgia Minister of Defense Tinatin Khidasheli (right), with Minister of Defense of Georgia in Afghanistan Col. Alexander Kiknadze, unveil a memorial honoring the 31 Georgians who have died in support of the NATO mission in Afghanistan.

Establishing enduring systems: Afghan leaders shape new policies in CSTC-A workshops

Establishing enduring systems: Afghan leaders shape new policies in CSTC-A workshops

27 May 2016
On an early morning here at Resolute Support, a small crowd of senior Afghan National Army officers gathered around a table in a Coalition conference room. They came to attend a workshop ran by a team of young Afghan men and women, as well as U.S. military officers and contractors.

Kabul cricket team beats NATO in friendly match

Kabul cricket team beats NATO in friendly match

13 May 2016
Headquarters Resolute Support hosted its first Afghanistan versus NATO friendly cricket match May 8. Coalition service members teamed up against local Kabul cricket team Yakatoot to enjoy a friendly competition as they continue to build partnerships between NATO and Afghanistan.

Resolute Support honors fallen Romanian service members

Resolute Support honors fallen Romanian service members

13 May 2016
Gen. John W. Nicholson, Resolute Support commander, pays his respects during a ramp ceremony as part of a military and religious ceremony to honor Romanian Army Sergeant First Class Iulian Dumitrescu and Sergeant Adrian Vizireanu, who died in the service of the NATO mission, on Saturday in Kandahar.

Resolute Support honors the victims of last week's Taliban suicide bombing

Resolute Support honors the victims of last week's Taliban suicide bombing

25 Apr 2016
Resolute Support Headquarters, in Kabul, the NATO & RS flags flew at half-staff, along with the Afghanistan flag, to honor the victims of the Taliban suicide bombing attack last Tuesday.

Afghanistan’s security leaders train for the future in force management course

Afghanistan’s security leaders train for the future in force management course

22 Apr 2016
Personnel from the Ministries of Defense and the Interior assembled for the second training in a series on force management within the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces.

 

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