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Story by U.S. Navy Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Sean Weir, NTM-A Public Affairs Camp Shombak, Afghanistan – 2ndLt. Azizullah Kohestani, from Afghanistan’s Kapsa province, has served in the ANA for three years, and has trained for more than a year to become one of the country’s first military Bio-Medical Electronics Technicians (BMETs). “I [...]
by Lt. Gen. Ken Tovo, U.S. Army On April 2, I assumed command of NTM-A/CSTC-A from Lt. Gen. Dan Bolger, who is heading home after 17 successful months of directing the effort to train, advise, and assist the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF). This issue contains his last article for this publication, which provides [...]
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Story and photos by Lt. Col. Dan Christiansen RSC-SW and Maj. Simon Everhard, DCOM-A The Regional Military Training Center at Shorabak, Helmand, was transferred to autonomous Afghan National Army control Dec. 26, 2012, marking the culmination of almost three years of mentoring by first British and then Danish advisers, along with the progressive development [...]
Lt. Gen. Tovo assumes command of NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan, Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan
Story by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class (SW/IDW) Sean Weir KABUL –Lt. Gen. Kenneth E. Tovo assumed command of NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan (NTM-A) and Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan (CSTC-A) from LT. Gen. Daniel P. Bolger at a ceremony at Camp Eggers today. Lt. Gen. Tovo is a 1983 graduate of the United States Military Academy. [...]
“I think the radio station is a great way to keep the local populace informed, not only with news, but with natural disaster information,” said U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Greg Massey.
At 81 percent, a full four out of every five Afghans you speak to will say they respect the police as a whole, up 8 points from last year.
We are seeing great strides on the battlefield and those who continue to fight against the Afghan Government and the people have a choice, end your violent, extremist ways and work alongside all Afghans for a peaceful and more prosperous 2012…
“It is a busy and rewarding job knowing we are getting the weapons off the streets away from the Taliban and have weapons to issue out to the ANA for their combat operations,” said Master Sgt. Kristin Morris.
It’s in the perspective “A little water is a sea to an ant.” by Barbara A. Goodno, Chief, Education Division, CSTC-A Afghanistan has traditional maxims, sayings and proverbs – there seems to be one for nearly every life event. This past week the NTM-A literacy program noted two achievements: the establishment of the Afghan National [...]
By LCDR Bert Hornyak, USN Executive Assistant — Trip Coordinator to Supreme Allied Commander Europe/ Commander US European Command SHAPE, Belgium I just attended literacy training – in Wardak Province, Afghanistan. The class was full of Afghan National Police recruits. It is part of the ongoing effort to increase literacy in the Afghan Security [...]