TAAC-North focuses on training, advising and assisting Afghan National Defense and Security Forces development in several key areas. The efforts taken by TAAC-North within the Resolute Support mission are part of the broader engagement of the international community in Afghanistan to ensure Afghanistan is never again a safe haven for terrorism. TAAC-North conducts the TAA mission with the 209th Afghan National Army Corps, 707th Afghan National Police Zone and 808th Afghan National Police Zone.
Area of Responsibility
TAAC – North includes nine provinces: Badakhshan, Baghlan, Balkh, Faryab, Jowzjan, Kunduz, Samangan, Sar-e Pul and Takhar. The North region shares borders with Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Pakistan and China. Currently, approximately 1,600 Coalition Forces and 45,000 ANDSF Forces are operating in the AOR of TAAC-North. TAAC-North has a population of 6.7 million people and spans an area of 162,151 sq. kilometers.
Albania, Austria, Armenia, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, Latvia, Luxembourg, *Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Mongolia, Montenegro, Netherlands, Romania, Sweden, Turkey, United States of America
Major Units Assigned
Air Wing Resolute Support (incl. CH-53 Aviation Squadron & RPA "Heron 1” ISR Detachment)
Multinational Role II+ Field Hospital
Multinational Support Task Force (Force Protection, QRF, MP, Logistic, Support, etc.)
Multinational Advisory Group for ANA, ANP, AUP, ANCOP, ABP, OCC-R
Regional Media Information Center
(*Turkey recognises the Republic of Macedonia with its constitutional name.)