2018 News Releases

Train, Advise and Assist Command-West remembers 9/11 victims

Train, Advise and Assist Command-West remembers 9/11 victims

13 Sep 2018
HERAT, Afghanistan – U.S. Army Gen. Austin Scott Miller, Resolute Support commander, met with Train, Advise and Assist Command-West soldiers September 10 at Camp Arena-Herat for a 9/11 memorial ceremony to honor victims of the terrorist attack that happened 17 years ago.

Kinetic Strikes Kill Dozens of Taliban Fighters in Ghazni

Kinetic Strikes Kill Dozens of Taliban Fighters in Ghazni

12 Sep 2018
BAGRAM, Afghanistan – U.S. Forces in Afghanistan conducted two kinetic strikes against Taliban leaders and fighters assembled at adjacent compounds in Nawah district, Ghazni province September 10. The double-structure strike resulted in 30 Taliban killed.

Afghan Special Security Forces Disrupt Taliban Operations in Kandahar

Afghan Special Security Forces Disrupt Taliban Operations in Kandahar

10 Sep 2018
BAGRAM, Afghanistan – Afghan Special Security Forces (ASSF), advised by U.S. Special Operations Forces, conducted a helicopter raid on Taliban compounds in Maywand district, Kandahar province September 4.

Afghans Prepare for Elections Through Exercise Strong Shield

Afghans Prepare for Elections Through Exercise Strong Shield

10 Sep 2018
KABUL, Afghanistan -- In preparation for the Afghan elections, more than 100 Afghan airmen and advisors from Train, Advise and Assist Command-Air participated in Exercise Strong Shield at Kabul in August.

7th Special Operations Kandak Seize Weapons, Bomb Making Materials in Helmand

7th Special Operations Kandak Seize Weapons, Bomb Making Materials in Helmand

6 Sep 2018
BAGRAM, Afghanistan – Commandos from the 7th Special Operations Kandak (SOK), advised by U.S. Special Operations Forces, raided Taliban compounds in Sangin district, Helmand province August 29.

U.S. Service Member Dies in Non-Combat Related Incident

U.S. Service Member Dies in Non-Combat Related Incident

4 Sep 2018

A U.S. service member died in a non-combat related incident in eastern Afghanistan, Sept. 4.

 


Apparent Insider Attack Kills U.S. Service Member

Apparent Insider Attack Kills U.S. Service Member

3 Sep 2018
One U.S. service member was killed and another wounded during an apparent insider attack in eastern Afghanistan, Sept. 3.

U.S. Forces in Afghanistan Strike Islamic State Leader; Maintain Pressure on Terror Network

U.S. Forces in Afghanistan Strike Islamic State Leader; Maintain Pressure on Terror Network

2 Sep 2018
U. S. forces in Afghanistan conducted a strike against the leader of the Islamic State – Khorasan group, known as Abu Saad Orakzai, in the eastern area of the Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, August 25. The strike resulted in his death.

Afghan Academy Graduates Noncommissioned Officers

Afghan Academy Graduates Noncommissioned Officers

1 Sep 2018
KABUL, Afghanistan (August 29, 2018) -- Sodia (left), an Afghan National Army soldier, poses for a photo after graduating from the Afghan National Army Sergeant Major Academy at Camp Qurgha, Afghanistan, August 29, 2018. She ranked second out of the 80 graduates. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Shaiyla Hakeem)

Train, Advise and Assist Command-West Develops Innovative Training Cycle

Train, Advise and Assist Command-West Develops Innovative Training Cycle

1 Sep 2018
The NATO-led Train, Advise and Assist Command-West has introduced an innovative new training cycle called "Omnia,” named for Latin word meaning "to conquer,” August 27, in at their headquarters in Herat province.

Afghan Pilots Quickly Respond to Taliban Threat

Afghan Pilots Quickly Respond to Taliban Threat

1 Sep 2018
Afghan Air Force A-29s conducted an attack that destroyed more than a dozen vehicles and resulted in more than 30 Taliban casualties in Northern Afghanistan, August 14.

Afghan Special Security Forces Thwart Taliban Attack in Kapisa

Afghan Special Security Forces Thwart Taliban Attack in Kapisa

1 Sep 2018

Afghan Special Security Forces (ASSF), advised by U.S. Special Forces, conducted a helicopter raid on Taliban compounds in Alah Say district, Kapisa province, August 25.


 

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