RC-EAST Mr. Shakurh, Panjwai greenhouse caretaker, discusses farming techniques. The ADT provides agricultural education, marketing and services for the people of Afghanistan by identifying farming deficiencies, providing technical expertise in agricultural and leadership areas, and teaching business, financial, and management practices.
RC-EAST Afghan National Army Brig. Gen. Mohammad Mokhlis, the Religious and Cultural Affairs First Deputy, and Director of Family Support Lt. Col. Mazari Amani hand out a sum of 850 Afghanis to each local family of martyred and disabled soldiers participating in a pre-Ramadan RCA event at Bala Hissar in Kabul.
Trucks line up to be loaded with unserviceable containers of scrap metal on Forward Operating Base (FOB) Sharana, Paktika province. The containers are moved as part of retrograde operations on FOB Sharana. RC-EAST
CJSOTF-A International Security Assistance Force personnel work on the final stages of deconstructing the Forward Operating Base Hadrian site near the Deh Rawud District of Uruzgan province. It was the last ISAF forward operating base to close in the province.
CJSOTF-A Afghan soldiers from 4th Brigade, 205th Corps fire the M224 60mm Lightweight Company Mortar System during a live-fire practice on the first M224 course in Uruzgan.
CJSOTF-A Afghan National Army Commandos with 1st Company, 3rd Special Operations Kandak, exit a compound during a clearing operation in Shah Wali Kot district, Kandahar province. The Afghan Commandos conducted the operation in order to deny enemies of Afghanistan freedom of movement in the area and to allow for the further progression of commandos to conduct independent operations.
CJSOTF-A An Afghan National Army Commando with 1st Company, 3rd Special Operations Kandak, pulls security from the roof of a compound during a clearing operation in Shah Wali Kot district, Kandahar province. The Afghan Commandos conducted the operation in order to deny enemies of Afghanistan freedom of movement in the area and to allow for the further progression of commandos to conduct independent operations.
CJSOTF-A Haji Mematulla, the deputy chief of police for the Deh Rawud District of Uruzgan province, work to complete the handover of the former Forward Operating Base Hadrian site near Deh Rawud from the International Security Assistance Force to Afghan authorities
CJSOTF-A Soldiers from th 6th Khandak, 3rd Brigade, 203rd Corps Afghan National Army added 60mm mortar systems to their entourage of armaments. The 6th Khandak mortarmen were already well-versed with firing systems of other variations; this light and highly mobile system allows them to shoot, move and communicate with improved haste.
SOUTHWEST Local Afghan construction workers building a vehicle loading ramp at Forward Operating Base Farah. Afghan construction companies supports Retrograde operations on FOB Farah.
SOUTHWEST Afghan leaders attended the Regional Command (Southwest) Ramazan Symposium at the Afghan Cultural Center, to learn about Islam's holy month in Helmand province. Officials, tribal elders and local mullahs attended the symposium to teach the command's senior leadership what Ramazan means to Muslims.