2017 Feature Stories

Air and ground strikes against Taliban economic base continue

Air and ground strikes against Taliban economic base continue

30 Nov 2017
Afghan and U.S. operations against Taliban sources of revenue have set the Taliban back approximately $11 million since Nov. 19. 

South Asia Strategy Provides 'Path to Win' in Afghanistan, Commander Says

South Asia Strategy Provides 'Path to Win' in Afghanistan, Commander Says

29 Nov 2017
The new permissions available thanks to the South Asia strategy mean the campaign is on the "path to a win," the Resolute Support commander told Pentagon reporters Nov. 28.

Afghan security forces ready themselves for mountain warfare operations

Afghan security forces ready themselves for mountain warfare operations

27 Nov 2017
Afghan army and police forces are learning advanced mountain warfare techniques and urban combat skills at a new facility near Herat, Afghanistan.

Afghan Special Operations, 207th Corps take fight to Taliban in Shindad

Afghan Special Operations, 207th Corps take fight to Taliban in Shindad

26 Nov 2017
Afghan Special Operations Forces, working with the Afghan National Army's 207th Corps and special police units, inflicted significant damage on the Taliban network in Shindad district, Herat province, Afghanistan.

ANA Officer Academy graduates 10th class, including 26 female cadets

ANA Officer Academy graduates 10th class, including 26 female cadets

23 Nov 2017
The Afghan National Army Officer Academy graduated 344 new officers today, including 26 female officers -  the largest number of female officers to date.

Afghan commandos – The spearhead of Afghanistan’s security forces

Afghan commandos – The spearhead of Afghanistan’s security forces

22 Nov 2017
Afghan commandos from the Afghan National Army Special Operations Command are key to the future of Afghanistan’s security.

U.S., Afghan Forces Target Taliban Drug Labs, Hit ‘Where it Hurts’

U.S., Afghan Forces Target Taliban Drug Labs, Hit ‘Where it Hurts’

22 Nov 2017
U.S. and Afghan forces have conducted a series of strikes against Taliban drug labs to target the revenue streams of the terrorists.

Afghans increasingly confident in security forces, new report says

Afghans increasingly confident in security forces, new report says

15 Nov 2017
There is a positive trend in Afghan perceptions of their government and hope for the future, according to a new report on opinions in Afghanistan.

High praise for bravery, determination of Afghan forces

NATO participates in UN Security Council debates on Women, Peace and Security and Children in Armed Conflict

NATO participates in UN Security Council debates on Women, Peace and Security and Children in Armed Conflict

7 Nov 2017
NATO participates in UN Security Council debates on Women, Peace and Security and Children in Armed Conflict

 

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