Category: News – Logistics

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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(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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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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(Kabul, Afghanistan) – Afghan National Army Surgeon General, Maj. Gen. Mohammad Wardak and Dr. Gary Davis, Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan’s medical education mentor, shake hands over a U.S.-Afghan agreement on academic partnership between the U.S. Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences and the Afghan Armed Forces Academy of Medical Sciences during a meeting at the National Military Hospital in Kabul Sept. 12. The agreement allows for doctor exchanges between the countries, enables funding and technical assistance for research projects, grants access to virtual medical libraries, and establishes long-term mentorship, faculty and curriculum development assistance from the U.S. (Photo by U.S. Navy Lt. Jake Joy/RELEASED)

Afghanistan, U.S. agree to medical education partnership

2013/09/12

By U.S. Navy Lt. Jake Joy, NTM-A/CSTC-A Public Affairs   (KABUL, Afghanistan) – Afghan and coalition medical officials finalized an agreement on academic partnership between the U.S. Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences and the Afghan Armed Forces Academy of Medical Sciences during a meeting at the National Military Hospital in Kabul Sept. 12. Afghan [...]

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Insha’Allah Airlines whisks Afghan soldiers home

Insha’Allah Airlines whisks Afghan soldiers home

2013/07/12

  Afghanistan’s roads can be treacherous. Luckily for Afghan soldiers, a coalition program allows them to hitch a ride home at 37,000 feet. SSgt Alex Farver explains. See the full three-minute news story on DVIDS at http://www.dvidshub.net/video/295883/inshaallah-airlines Share

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Col. Gulab, the Afghanistan National Military Hospital’s facility engineer, poses a question during the ANA Construction Property Management Department shura held in Kabul in June. Photo by Christine Florea.

Afghan engineers plot their future at CPMD shura

2013/06/28

Story by U.S. Navy Lt. Jake Joy, NTM-A/CSTC-A Public Affairs     (Kabul, Afghanistan) – Afghan National Army facility engineers (FEs) from throughout the country recently descended on Kabul for a shura, or consultation meeting, at the Construction Property Management Department headquarters in early June. More than 70 FEs came together to discuss the future [...]

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Albanian trainers provide Combat Lifesaver instruction to Afghan soldiers at Camp Blackhorse. 
(Photo by Albanian Army Sgt. Elton Abazllari)

Albanian-U.S. team provides combat support mentorship to Afghan army

2013/06/19

Story by Albanian Army Lt. Zamir Sadikaj, NTM-A Public Affairs     “If they fail, it’s because of us!” Such is the unofficial slogan of the Albanian-U.S. Military Advisor Team “Striking Eagles-3,” which currently provides mentorship and advice to an Afghan combat support battalion at Camp Blackhorse in Kabul, Afghanistan. The team mentors and advises [...]

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Lt. Col. Alan Sheard, Chief, Infrastructure Training Advisory Team, and Air Force Staff Sgt. Michael King, the Regional Support Command-East Electrical Technician, stand in the control room of the newly expanded Afghan National Army 203rd Corps Power Plant in Gardez, Afghanistan. The ANA will see a significant cost reduction as a result of the new control system. (U.S. Army courtesy photo)

ANA 203rd Corps powers up

2013/06/18

By Lt Col. Dwayne McCullion RSC-East Chief Engineer   GARDEZ, Afghanistan – The Afghan National Army’s 203rdCorps’ power plant can now provide significantly more electricity to support the ANA’s national security mission in the country’s eastern region.   This spring, a $9 million power plant expansion contract project begun last fall was finished, inspected and [...]

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U.S. Navy Engineer's Aide 3rd Class Irwin Tan, a surveyor with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133, takes notes while surveying the banks and water line of the Helmand River in southern Helmand province, Afghanistan. Tan and EA3 Mark Monton, also a land surveyor, worked with engineers from Regional Support Command-Southwest, NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan, to plot the river's course and depth for the sites that might be used by the Afghan Border Police in the area. (U.S. Army photo by Bill Putnam/Released)

RSC-SW engineers, Navy Seabees survey river crossing

2013/06/15

By Bill Putnam Regional Support Command – Southwest   FORWARD OPERATING BASE PAYNE, Afghanistan– Engineers from RSC-SW and U.S. Navy Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133 surveyed a potential permanent bridge site and a fording site here this spring.   “The river is a constant barrier to logistical support and reinforcements as the Afghan [...]

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Two Afghan National Army officers with ANA Logistics Command cut the ribbon during a dedication ceremony for the Pol-e-Charki fuel depot in May. The PEC Fuel Depot became fully mission capable with its initial distribution of 1,052 liters of fuel and is now responsible for autonomous operations.
 (U.S. Army courtesy photo)

Pol-E-Charki Fuel Depot achieves fully mission capable status

2013/05/29

By Maj. Eric Peterson, MMC-A/ASC-SPO Chief Combat Adviser RSC – Capital   POL-E-CHARKI, Afghanistan – The Pol-e-Charki Fuel Depot became fully mission capable with its initial distribution of 1,052 liters of fuel this month.   The occasion was marked with a ribbon cutting ceremony and plaque presentation to highlight the event. The PEC Fuel Depot [...]

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