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The CMA also helped generate a cadre of civilian specialists to staff shortfalls at the NATO Role 3 Multi-National medical unit in Kandahar, thus directly supporting the CAF mission in Afghanistan and contributing to the CAF's receipt in 2012 of NATO's ...
Former Taliban commander killed A former senior Taliban commander was assassinated by unknown gunmen in southern Kandahar province of Afghanistan.

An Afghan man puts a back board on his truck on Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, bound for the Mirwais hospital in Kandahar Aug. 17, 2014. The back board and other supplies were categorized as foreign excess personal property through the U.S. ...
Former Taliban commander killed A former senior Taliban commander was assassinated by unknown gunmen in southern Kandahar province of Afghanistan.
Maj. Gen. Michael Bills (left), Regional Command-South and Combined Joint Task Force-1 commander, and Wing Commander Phil Parsons, Task Force Heron commander, meet before a ceremony at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Aug. 14, 2014.
For most of the war, Kandahar province has been one of the most violent areas in the country. It was the last city to fall during the liberation, and the Taliban still remains a threat in the area.

Afghan policeA At least eight people including the district police chief for Spin Boldak were killed following infighting among the policemen in Kandahar. According to local government officials, the incident took place late Thursday night in Spin ...
An informed source has confirmed that Gen. Raziq is preparing to resign from his position as Kandahar police chief. The source speaking on the condition of anonymity said Gen.
Command Sgt. Maj. Andrew Barteky, RC-South command sergeant major, gives a congratulatory speech to six soldiers as they are inducted into the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club in a ceremony in front of the RC-South headquarters, Kandahar Airfield, ...
Redlands resident Alexander Salmon II got that USO morale boost from Robin Williams while serving his first tour in Kandahar, Afghanistan, in December 2010. "I stood near the back of the audience and was able to look over everyone's head to see the ...
Kandahar AIR FIELD, Afghanistan - The late nights studying army regulations and countless hours prepping for assessment boards finally paid off for six deployed soldiers as they were inducted into the Sgt.
Lt. Col. Eric Johnson presents a certificate of appreciation to Lt. Col. Abdul Samieh during a key leader engagement at the headquarters of 1st Kandak, Afghan National police, in Kandahar City, Afghanistan, August 12. Johnson is a Port Huron, Mich ...
A suicide bomber arrested in southern Aghanistan's Kandahar province, a Taliban stronghold, has said suicide attackers receive special injection before conducting an attack.
The latest manifestation of a $2 billion aid pledge by India is a grant of $1 million for the construction of a new cricket stadium in Kandahar province, in Afghanistan's south. Afghanistan Cricket Board CEO Dr. Noor Muhammad says the "facility will ...
Edmonton - Sherry Clarke first saw the granite memorial plaque engraved with her son's photo at the Kandahar Airfield cenotaph in Afghanistan in December 2009.
Minister of Defence of Georgia Irakli Alasania during his official visit to Afghanistan, visited the Georgian Special Mountain Battalion stationed at Kandahar Airfield. Defence Minister was hosted by the leadership of the Special Mountain Battalion at ...
Edmonton - Sherry Clarke first saw the granite memorial plaque engraved with her son's photo at the Kandahar Airfield cenotaph in Afghanistan in December 2009.

They have been great partners across many places from our RC - Southwest in Helmand, RC - South in Kandahar to here in Kabul.
Marine Lt. Col. Mark Boone of Medford, Ore., team leader of Command International Security Assistance Force Advisory and Assistance Team-South, talks with children at a halt during a patrol with U.S.
image A teenage suicide bomber was arrested by Afghan Security Forces before he manage to carry out suicide attack in southern Kandahar province of Afghanistan. The Afghan intelligence - National Directorate of Security (NDS) said Sunday that the teen ...
In a statement, he told NDTV, "We welcome India's one million dollar assistance for a cricket stadium in Kandahar.
Kandahar- The government of India has agreed on a grant of $1 million to construct a cricket stadium in southern Afghanistan in the province of Kandahar, stated in the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) media release. The stadium will be built in Aino ...
Indian constructs Kandahar cricket stadium The government of India has approved USD 1 million for the construction of cricket stadium in southern Kandahar province of Afghanistan. The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) said Friday that a proposal was sent ...
Indian constructs Kandahar cricket stadium The government of India has approved USD 1 million for the construction of cricket stadium in southern Kandahar province of Afghanistan. The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) said Friday that a proposal was sent ...
Gen. Raziq Kandahar police chief, Gen. Abdul Raziq, has ordered to execute Taliban detainees who are arrested during the military operations.
police killed nine Taliban fighters and wounded 10, while four officers were wounded, authorities said. Associated Press writers Robert Burns in Washington; Lolita C. Baldor in Stuttgart, Germany; Mirwais Khan in Kandahar, Afghanistan; Kirsten ...
As coalition forces leave the old Taliban stronghold of Kandahar, they plan to take diesel generators with them, according to the US Special Inspector General for Afghanistan reconstruction (SIGAR).
Kandahar, Afghanistan (AP) -- An Afghan policeman turned his gun on his colleagues at a police checkpoint in the country's south, killing seven policemen, a provincial official said Wednesday.
Kandahar AIR FIELD, Afghanistan - First in Tokyo, first in Pyongyang. Now, among the last in Kandahar. The 1st Cavalry Division Headquarters, serving as the headquarters of International Security Assistance Force Regional Command South, held a ...
US and Afghan government agencies appear to lack feasible plans to keep electricity running in Kandahar, according to a report from the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan reconstruction (SIGAR).
US and Afghan government agencies appear to lack feasible plans to keep electricity running in Kandahar, according to a report from the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan reconstruction (SIGAR).
Kabul/Kandahar Afghanistan (Reuters) - When the United States stops funding power generation in Afghanistan's southern City of Kandahar next year, the lights are set to go out and factories will fall idle, playing into the hands of Taliban insurgents ...
The U.S. has no realistic plan to help the Afghan government provide a sustainable source of electricity for a three-year period between 2015, when the Department of Defense stops subsidizing fuel for Kandahar's diesel generators, and 2018, when the ...
A soldier slaps the shoulder of Spc. Jonathan Collette during the Combined Joint Task Force-1 combat patch ceremony at Kandahar Airfield, Aug. 1. Combat patch ceremonies mark the formal acknowledgement of a Soldier's right to wear their unit patch on ...
I nearly got him." "And I could have killed him," Clinton continued, "but I would have to destroy a little town called Kandahar in Afghanistan and kill 300 innocent women and children, and then I would have been no better than him. And so I didn't do ...
In a 2012 interview with CBS' "60 Minutes," former CIA official Hank Crumpton detailed an opportunity the agency had to Take Down bin Laden in 1999.
Kandahar, Afghanistan - Operation Enduring Freedom has offered a unique setting where NATO nations have built invaluable relationships and gained shared experience as they've sought to achieve common goals.
Kandahar AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - heat waves danced off the asphalt of the busy runway at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan.
Zabihullah Ziarmal, who deals with plant health at the provincial agriculture department, said production was rising because of Kandahar's naturally good soil and abundant water supply, and now the strong demand from local and foreign buyers.
Kabul, Afghanistan - A sudden Taliban offensive in the southern province of Kandahar in recent days has led to some of the heaviest protracted fighting there in years, officials said on Sunday.
A cousin and close ally of the outgoing Afghan president, Hamid Karzai, has been killed in a suicide attack in the volatile southern City of Kandahar on Tuesday, officials said, raising tensions during a struggle over the contested election result ...
Hashmat Karzai Hashmat Khalil Karzai, President Hamid Karzai's cousin was killed following a suicide attack in Kandahar province on Tuesday morning. Provincial governor spokesman, Dawa Khan Meenapal said the incident took place around 10:00 am ...
The 2,000 pomegranate trees in Wali's orchard in Afghanistan's southern Kandahar province produce up to 112 tons of fruit a year, and these days there is no shortage of buyers.
Kandahar, Afghanistan, July 27 (Xinhua) -- At least eight people were killed after Taliban suicide bombers and gunmen launched an attack on provincial police chief house in Spinboldak district of southern Afghan province of Kandahar on Sunday morning, ...
Kandahar, a crucial base of Taliban power since the 1990s, had enjoyed much improved security since the surge of American troops pushed the Taliban out in 2010.
Sergeant Matt Krumwiede is learning to walk again after losing both legs while on patrol in Afghanistan. Tweet this; Link this · Share this · Digg this · email · Print · Reprints.
Long Way Home: soldier Adjusts to Life After Kandahar. In June 2014, U.S. Army Sgt. Matt Krumwiede visited his hometown of Pocatello, Idaho for the first time since he was injured on patrol in Afghanistan.
Many in Afghanistan worry that the soaring violence shows the Taliban, like the Kandahar mosque, are on the rise again as international military forces rapidly withdraw at a time when an election crisis threatens to undermine the next Afghan government ...
Kandahar province, Afghanistan - Afghan National Army special forces soldiers killed 16 insurgents during a combat patrol in Kandahar province, June 28. This operation, advised by coalition forces, was conducted to measure the level of enemy activity ...
Kandahar province, Afghanistan- Afghan National Security Forces located 28 anti-personnel improvised explosive devices during routine patrols in Kandahar province, June 22. The IEDs were moved to a secure location for detonation. The Afghan ...


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