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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

2013/10/16

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 [...]

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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

2013/10/09

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 [...]

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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

2013/10/08

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 [...]

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“Band With No Name” Rocks Kabul

“Band With No Name” Rocks Kabul

2013/10/06

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

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(FOB Arian, Afghanistan) - Mohammad Dawood (left), a driver with the Afghan National Army’s 6th Kandak, assists another driver in repairing a Humvee at Forward Operating Base Arian, Ghazni province, Afghanistan. Afghan Ministry of Defense senior leaders recently gathered at Camp Eggers in Kabul for a first-of-its-kind Afghan-led working group that produced 30 recommendations on how the Afghan National Army will keep its wheeled vehicle fleet up and running as coalition support shrinks. (Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Mike MacLeod/RELEASED)

Afghan-led working group tackles ANA wheeled vehicle questions

2013/10/05

By Navy Lt. Jake Joy, NTM-A/CSTC-A Public Affairs   (KABUL, Afghanistan) – Afghan Ministry of Defense senior leaders gathered at Camp Eggers in September to approve the findings of a first-of-its-kind Afghan-led working group charged with analyzing how the Afghan National Army keeps its wheeled vehicle fleet up and running. The effort brought dozens of [...]

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The partnership between coalition forces and the Afghan National Army took a major step forward Sept. 25, as the Kandahar Regional Military Hospital in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate the hospital now being 100 percent Afghan led. (U.S. Army photo/RELEASED)

Afghans take full control of Kandahar Military Hospital

2013/10/04

By U.S. Army Cpl. Clay Beyersdorfer, Regional Command – South   CAMP HERO, Afghanistan — The partnership between coalition forces and the Afghan National Army took a major step forward Sept. 25, as the Kandahar Regional Military Hospital in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate the hospital now being 100 percent Afghan [...]

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(KABUL, Afghanistan) - Afghan National Army soldiers learn how to operate a field radio at the ANA Signals School in Kabul. The final coalition advisors serving at the site departed after a transition ceremony Sept. 23 (Photo by Canadian Master Cpl. Chris Thephasone/RELEASED)

Afghans take full control of Army Signal School

2013/09/30

By U.S. Navy Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Kenneth G. Takada, NTM-A/CSTC-A Public Affairs   KABUL, Afghanistan – Afghan National Army Signal School personnel took full responsibility for military signals training during a transition ceremony Sept. 23 at Camp Ghazi in Kabul. The school began instructing soldiers in providing Afghan forces with basic tactical communications [...]

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Early in their Operation Enduring Freedom mission, Spcs. Ivan and Brittney Igitol share a father-daughter moment at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan. But five months and about 300 miles later, the family from 1st Battalion, 294th Infantry Regiment, Guam Army National Guard have been separated, serving battle roles in different units. The Igitols originate from Saipan in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. (Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Eddie Siguenza/RELEASED)

A Dolphin Tale

2013/09/24

Rare father-daughter combo commits to Operation Enduring Freedom By U.S. Army Sgt. Eddie Siguenza, Task Force Guam CAMP PHOENIX, Afghanistan – There’s something symbolic about dolphins in the Igitol clan, and it’s not just because the mammals constantly swim around their Pacific island home. Army Spc. Ivan Igitol permanently branded five dolphins on his arm, [...]

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Police Academy daycare helps Afghan women to serve

Police Academy daycare helps Afghan women to serve

2013/09/22

    See how a coalition-supported daycare helps alleviate the burden of childcare for women wanting to serve in the Afghanistan National Police. See the short video story at: http://www.dvidshub.net/video/301141/preschool-police-academy#ixzz2fWNE3qjN   Share

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Building the Afghan Military One Word at a Time

Building the Afghan Military One Word at a Time

2013/09/21

              To master military skills, new Afghan National Army trainees must first learn to read and write. These Afghan soldiers talk about how literacy training is improving the Afghan way of life: http://www.dvidshub.net/video/301706/building-afghan-military-one-word-time#.UjwYVdDz6Uk Share

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