2018 News Releases

NATO Secretary General and top military leaders visited Afghanistan

NATO Secretary General and top military leaders visited Afghanistan

7 Nov 2018
NATO Secretary General and top military leaders visited Afghanistan

U.S. Forces – Afghanistan October 2018 Strike Summary

U.S. Forces – Afghanistan October 2018 Strike Summary

4 Nov 2018
KABUL, Afghanistan – U.S. Forces – Afghanistan engaged terror and security targets with 392 strikes consisting of 498 engagements in Afghanistan, October 1-31, 2018, to prevent Afghanistan from becoming a safe haven to the Islamic State Khorasan Province, al-Qaeda and other terrorist organizations.

Apparent Insider Attack Kills U.S. Service Member

Apparent Insider Attack Kills U.S. Service Member

4 Nov 2018
KABUL, Afghanistan – One U.S. service member was killed and another was wounded Saturday morning (November 3) as the result of an apparent insider attack. Army Maj. Brent Taylor, of North Ogden, Utah, died November 3rd in Kabul. 

Apparent Insider Attack Kills U.S. Service Member

Czech Resolute Support Service Member Killed In Herat Province

U.S. Forces – Afghanistan September 2018 Strike Summary

U.S. Forces – Afghanistan September 2018 Strike Summary

4 Oct 2018
KABUL, Afghanistan – U.S. Forces – Afghanistan engaged terror and security targets with 465 strikes consisting of 522 engagements in Afghanistan, September 1-30, 2018, to prevent Afghanistan from becoming a safe haven to the Islamic State Khorasan Province, al-Qaeda and other terrorist organizations.

U.S. Service Member Killed in Action in Afghanistan

U.S. Service Member Killed in Action in Afghanistan

4 Oct 2018
KABUL, Afghanistan – One U.S. service member assigned to the NATO Resolute Support mission was killed in Afghanistan on October 4.

Slovak Special Forces celebrate 25 year regimental history through friendly shooting competition

Slovak Special Forces celebrate 25 year regimental history through friendly shooting competition

26 Sep 2018

On Jan. 1, 1993, Slovakia became independent, after dissolution of then Czechoslovakia. With the new nation came a force to defend her; The Fifth Special Forces Regiment. This special operations unit stood up just a few days after Slovakian secession, became a NATO member and deployed its’ special operations forces to Afghanistan, where they train, advise and assist Afghan Commandos.


NATO mentors Cobra Strike Maneuver Course Commandos

NATO mentors Cobra Strike Maneuver Course Commandos

26 Sep 2018

The Cobra Strike Maneuver Course (CSMC) is Afghanistan’s premier training venue, responsible for developing the superior fighting skills of entire Commando Special Operations Kandak’s (SOKs) from a mounted platform, known as a Mobile Strike Force Vehicle (MSFV) and honing their unmounted patrols, search and urban warfare expertise. The MSFVs are heavily armored, mine-resistant wheeled vehicles capable of employing a variety of heavy weapons from their 360-degree turrets.

 


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.

 

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