2018 Feature Stories

Training to Save Lives: Medical Team Teaches Tactical Combat Casualty Care

Afghan Army and Border Force Soldiers Learn to Repair IED-Defeating Robots

Afghan Army and Border Force Soldiers Learn to Repair IED-Defeating Robots

16 Jul 2018

Afghan National Army (ANA) and Afghan Border Force (ABF) soldiers from explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) and route clearance companies (RCC) know what to do after attending a Robotics Operator Maintenance and Repair course at Forward Operating Base Thunder, the home of the Afghan National Army’s 203rd Corps, June 25-28.


Afghan Army and National Guard Non-Commisioned Officers Share Knowledge and Experience

Afghan Army and National Guard Non-Commisioned Officers Share Knowledge and Experience

20 Jun 2018
The Army commonly refers to the U.S. Army Non-commissioned Officer Corps as the Backbone of the Army because the Army expects them to lead and train younger Soldiers and support and assist their commissioned officers during daily duties and missions.

New Jersey Senator Puts Boots on Ground

New Jersey Senator Puts Boots on Ground

18 Jun 2018
U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, a New Jersey congressman, recently led a congressional delegation visit to Afghanistan during which he had the opportunity to meet soldiers at Train, Advise, and Assist Command-East (TAAC-E) to receive first-hand information on military operations.

Afghan National Police Learn New System for Intelligence Sharing and Records Archiving

Afghan National Police Learn New System for Intelligence Sharing and Records Archiving

14 Jun 2018
Thirty-nine Afghan National Police (ANP) from a number of provinces in the 303rd Afghan Police Zone learned how to use the National Information Management System (NIMS) to share intelligence and archive records during a series of training courses last month at the 303rd Zone headquarters in Gardez, Paktia.

Comradery and Kilometers

Comradery and Kilometers

31 May 2018
Over 220 people participated in the Danish Contingent "DANCON" March, May 27, at Resolute Support headquarters in Kabul. The participants walked 25 kilometers with 10 kilograms of weight.

Nearly Eleven Years After His Brother’s Death, Soldier Returns to Afghanistan

Nearly Eleven Years After His Brother’s Death, Soldier Returns to Afghanistan

28 May 2018
Since it happened, he has carried the memory of his brother emblazoned on a silver bracelet he wears on his right wrist. It has been nearly 11 years since U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ethan Wilson, a 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade (SFAB) advisor and Maurertown, Va. native lost his older brother, but he’s never felt closer to him than now.

Dustoff: Trained To Save Lives

Dustoff: Trained To Save Lives

14 May 2018
The pilots and paramedics with the "Dustoff” units in Afghanistan are part of a storied tradition that began in April 1962, when the 57th Medical Detachment arrived in Vietnam. At first they only had five UH-1 "Huey” helicopters. They would later take on the call sign "Dustoff,” a term that would become synonymous with medical evacuation missions.

180th Cavalry Regiment brings ‘Run to Remember’ to Kabul

180th Cavalry Regiment brings ‘Run to Remember’ to Kabul

29 Apr 2018

Oklahoma Army National Guard members with 1st Squadron, 180th Cavalry Regiment, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, currently deployed as part of the Kabul Security Force in support of the NATO-led Resolute Support (RS) mission to train, advise, and assist, conducted a 5K ‘Run to Remember’ at Resolute Support headquarters on April 29.


Operation Proper Exit: Seven Wounded Warriors Return to Afghanistan

Operation Proper Exit: Seven Wounded Warriors Return to Afghanistan

20 Apr 2018
A group of seven wounded warriors traveled back to Afghanistan for five days as part of Operation Proper Exit. The trip allowed them to see the progress in Afghanistan and revisit some familiar sites. This time around, they were all going to leave the country on their own terms.

Afghan Scouts Join Military for First Aid, Campfires and Friendship

Afghan Scouts Join Military for First Aid, Campfires and Friendship

14 Apr 2018
Approximately 60 Afghan children participating in the Afghan Scouts Program visited the Resolute Support Headquarters as part of a monthly cooperative initiative with volunteer service members stationed there.

Women of the Afghan Special Security Forces: Female Tactical Platoon

Women of the Afghan Special Security Forces: Female Tactical Platoon

12 Apr 2018
More than 120 women currently serve in the Afghan Special Security Forces (ASSF). As the Afghan Special Security Forces (ASSF) actively integrate women into their units, the impact of their work is paving the way forward for the next generation of Afghan women.

 

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