2017 Press Releases

U.S. service member dies in vehicle incident, Nangarhar province

U.S. service member dies in vehicle incident, Nangarhar province

11 Dec 2017
A U.S. service member has died as a result of injuries sustained during a vehicle incident in Nangarhar province, Monday.

More than 1,000 new Commandos graduate

More than 1,000 new Commandos graduate

6 Dec 2017
The newest and biggest Commando class, 1,056 strong, graduated from the 21st Commando qualification course today at Camp Commando, Kabul.

Afghan and US Forces-Afghanistan kill top terrorist leaders

Afghan and US Forces-Afghanistan kill top terrorist leaders

5 Dec 2017
Afghan and U.S. Forces-Afghanistan conducted several operations over the past weeks that targeted and eliminated top terrorist leaders in Afghanistan.

Afghans sign policy for protection of children in armed conflict

Afghans sign policy for protection of children in armed conflict

5 Dec 2017
Afghanistan’s Minister of Defence, Lieutenant General Tariq Shah Bahrami today signed a major new Child Protection Policy that aims to shield children from the adverse effects of armed conflict in the country.

Afghan, U.S. forces launch new campaign to destroy Taliban funding networks

Afghan, U.S. forces launch new campaign to destroy Taliban funding networks

20 Nov 2017
Afghan and U.S. Forces have launched a series of ongoing attacks to hit the Taliban where they are most vulnerable: their revenue streams.

Afghan Commandos liberate Taliban prison

Afghan Commandos liberate Taliban prison

19 Nov 2017
Afghan Commandos from the 7th Special Operation Kandak liberated more than 15 people from a Taliban prison in Now Zad village, Now Zad district, Helmand province.

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

 

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