• About 60,000 Afghan soldiers currently use the Special ANSF Leave Travel Program, or “SALT-P,” flights to travel to and from training or take personal leave. A new Afghan-managed solution, known as the Personnel Movement Concept, will soon take over those responsibilities through a contract with an Afghan airline.

    Afghan forces to take charge of soldier leave program

    By U.S. Navy Lt. Jake Joy, NTM-A/CSTC-A Public Affairs   (KABUL, Afghanistan) – A coalition forces-led shuttle flight service that helps Afghan National Army soldiers, recruits and graduates safely travel for training and personal leave is expected to soon transition to full Afghan control. The Special ANSF Leave Travel Program, or “SALT-P,” currently provides the [...]

  • KABUL, Afghanistan - NATO Training Mission–Afghanistan provided 1,200 scientific calculators to the Afghan Ministry of Higher Education during a brief ceremony at the ministry in late September attended by NTM-A, ISAF and ministry leaders. Donation event attendees, from left to right: Director of Finance and Administration, Assistant Professor Amanullah Faqiri; NTM-A G7 Literacy & Language Chief Lt. Col. Tim Isberg; G7 Program Manager Rohullah Niazi; Deputy Minister and Advisor for Construction, Dr. Abdul Rahim Hussainian; Lt. Col. Diana Staneszewski; Dr. Shaheer Nesari, Senior Advisor to the Minister; and Publications Director Mr. Abeer. (NTM-A photo/RELEASED)

    Coalition assistance adds up

    NATO Training Mission – Afghanistan Public Affairs   (KABUL, Afghanistan) – NATO Training Mission – Afghanistan provided 1,200 scientific calculators to the Afghan Ministry of Higher Education during a brief ceremony at the ministry in late September. Officials said they hoped that occasions like these would bring greater awareness to potential donor organizations in helping [...]

  • Spc. Charles C. Pangelinan, left, and Staff Sgt. Joshua M. Losongco of Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 294th Infantry Regiment, Guam Army National Guard, display their Army Achievement Medal certificates after earning the NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan's Soldier and Noncommissioned Officer of the Quarter, respectively, late September at Camp Spann, Balkh Province, Afghanistan. (Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Eddie Siguenza/RELEASED)

    NTM-A honors Guam soldiers again

    By U.S. Army Sgt. Eddie Siguenza, Task Force Guam   CAMP SPANN, Afghanistan — The professionalism of Guam Army National Guardsmen in this Operation Enduring Freedom mission made its presence known once again as two “Chamorri Warriors” swept NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan honors in late September. Staff Sgt. Joshua M. Losongco, a squad leader from Alpha [...]

  • “Band With No Name” Rocks Kabul

    “Band With No Name” Rocks Kabul

    How do service members keep the stress of deployment at bay while living and working in Afghanistan? With rock and roll. Check out Camp Eggers’ own “Band With No Name” as they prep to entertain coalition troops. http://www.dvidshub.net/video/302744/band-with-no-name#.UlErltDz6Uk Share