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Train Advise Assist Command - North


MISSION

TAAC-N, located at Camp Marmal, Mazar-e Sharif (MES), focuses on training, advising and assisting Afghan National Defense and Security Force (ANDSF) development in several key areas. The efforts taken by TAAC-N within the Resolute Support mission are part of the broader engagement of the international community in Afghanistan to ensure Afghanistan will never be a safe haven for international terrorism again. TAAC-N conducts the Train, Advise and Assist (TAA) mission with the 209th in Mazar-e Sharif and 217th in Kunduz of the Afghan National Army (ANA) Corps, 707th Afghan National Police (ANP) Zone and 808th ANP Zone.


AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY

TAAC-N AOR 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. TAAC-N AOR has a population of more than eight million people and spans an area of 162,151 sq. kilometers. Currently, there are approximately 2000 Coalition Forces (CF) and 45,000 ANDSF Forces operating in the TAAC-N AOR.


CONTRIBUTING NATIONS

(22 Nations, in Alphabetical order) Albania, Armenia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Estonia,

Finland, Georgia, Germany, Great-Britain, Hungary, Lithuania, Latvia, Luxembourg, North-Macedonia, Mongolia, Montenegro, Netherlands,

Sweden, Turkey, United States of America.


MAJOR UNITS ASSIGNED
Air Wing MES Resolute Support (consists of one Aviation Squadron with four “CH-53” transport helicopters and one Aviation Squadron with three “Heron 1” unmanned reconnaissance aircraft)

Field Hospital - Multinational Role II+

Force Protection Battalion, Support Battalion, Quick Reaction Force, Military Police, ground and air medical evacuation capabilities, etc.


MULTINATIONAL ADVISORY GROUP FOR:

Afghan National Army (ANA), Afghan National Police (ANP), Regional Media Information Center (RMIC) resp. Bayan-e Shamal Media Center (BMC), Regional Military Training Center (RMTC), Mobile Training Team (MTT).




Commander

Brigadier General Jürgen Brötz

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