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The brigade was stationed in the Arghandab river valley, aired regions of Kandahar and Zabul's high desert terrain for the first half of their deployment.
SIR - The Arghandab river valley has seen British boots on patrol almost every day since we have been in Afghanistan yet, despite our frequent visits to the area, there is still no running water, no electricity, no tarmac road, no health centre, no ...

Officials in Helmand and Arghandab Valley Authority (HAVA) said the water supply doesn't even reach 30% of irrigation canals refurbished by the Canadian International Development Agency over the past several years.
"The Canadians rehabilitated many of the irrigation canals south of Dahla dam as part of their Arghandab Irrigation Rehabilitation Project," said USACE Kandahar Resident Office officer in charge Maj.
Kandahar, Afghanistan -- Water is essential for survival, and in southern Afghanistan, survival hinges on the 250-mile-long Arghandab River and its reservoir. The reservoir was created with the 1952 completion of the United States-funded, earthen Dahla ...
In Baba Saheb Ghar in the Arghandab Valley, traditionally known for its pomegranates, Afghan farmers and traders asked for help in establishing cold storage, agro-processing, and transit facilities.

The tattoo features the 11 names of soldiers from 2nd Platoon, Charlie Company, who were killed in action during missions with1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment of the 5th Stryker Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division in the Arghandab Valley of Kandahar ...
The tattoo features the 11 names of soldiers from 2nd Platoon, Charlie Company, who were killed in action during missions with1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment of the 5th Stryker Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division in the Arghandab Valley of Kandahar ...
Oct. 7: Prime Minister Jean Chretien announces Canada's participation in an international anti-terrorism mission in Afghanistan.
July 15: Canada hands control of Kandahar City over to American troops, two weeks after relinquishing command of Zhari and Arghandab districts. Canada retains responsibility for Dand and Panjwaii districts. Nov. 11: Prime Minister Stephen Harper ...
Captain Matt Anderson, who was wounded by a landmine blast to the right foot and lower leg in Arghandab River Valley, Kandahar, led with his command voice on the army family and how important is to stay in contact with fellow service members, even ...
A chronology of key dates spanning Canada's military mission in Afghanistan: 2001. Oct. 7: Prime Minister Jean Chretien announces Canada's participation in an international anti-terrorism mission in Afghanistan.
His unit conducted operations in the Arghandab River Valley, southern Afghanistan in 2010. Three of the soldiers traveling with him on this trip served in his platoon and were injured during the same deployment.
The statement was reportedly issued by Taliban in Panjwai, Zherai, Dand, Maiwan, Arghandab and Shahwali Kot districts. "Your sacrifices have brought us freedom.
... Dany Olivier Fortin and Cpl. Kenneth Chad O'Quinn were killed and two other soldiers were injured in Afghanistan when their armoured vehicle was struck by a massive roadside bomb in the district of Arghandab, about 10 kilometres north of Kandahar City.
... Dany Olivier Fortin and Cpl. Kenneth Chad O'Quinn were killed and two other soldiers were injured in Afghanistan when their armoured vehicle was struck by a massive roadside bomb in the district of Arghandab, about 10 kilometres north of Kandahar City.
... Dany Olivier Fortin and Cpl. Kenneth Chad O'Quinn were killed and two other soldiers were injured in Afghanistan when their armoured vehicle was struck by a massive roadside bomb in the district of Arghandab, about 10 kilometres north of Kandahar City.

New flow gates adorn the diversion weir, a vital water control point in the Dahla dam irrigation network in Arghandab district, Kandahar province, Afghanistan.
He was on a patrol through the Arghandab River Valley when his Stryker vehicle was hit by an IED. "It seemed like it was a joke," Samuel says of the blast that maimed him.
In November, Afghan troops fought a battle in Shah Wali Kot, along the Arghandab River valley, with insurgents determined not to give ground.
In November, Afghan troops fought a battle in Shah Wali Kot, along the Arghandab River valley, with insurgents determined not to give ground.
In November, Afghan troops fought a battle in Shah Wali Kot, along the Arghandab River valley, with insurgents determined not to give ground.
In November, Afghan troops fought a battle in Shah Wali Kot, along the Arghandab River valley, with insurgents determined not to give ground.
"The ANSF specialists discovered and neutralized 76 rounds of different mines and improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in Arghandab, Maiwand, Zharay and Panjwai districts recently," the statement said. The Taliban insurgent group has largely been using ...
"The ANSF specialists discovered and neutralized 76 rounds of different mines and improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in Arghandab, Maiwand, Zharay and Panjwai districts recently," the statement said. The Taliban insurgent group has largely been using ...
Helicopters tend to fly slightly higher than the balloons and so taking a trip up the Arghandab River Valley used to feel like an aerial slalom course as the pilots gently banked back and forth, following the river and dodging the balloons.
-He settled some of his army on the banks of the Arghandab River and founded Kandahar. But most do not, and we won't either.
"I've heard us described as Alpha Nerds," said Aaron Hale, a retired army staff sergeant and bomb technician who lost his eyes in an explosion in Afghanistan's Arghandab River valley. He was working on one bomb when another one that nobody spotted ...
-He settled some of his army on the banks of the Arghandab River and founded Kandahar. But most do not, and we won't either.
"I've heard us described as Alpha Nerds," said Aaron Hale, a retired army staff sergeant and bomb technician who lost his eyes in an explosion in Afghanistan's Arghandab River valley. He was working on one bomb when another one that nobody spotted ...
A local boy looks at US Army soldiers as they conduct a morning patrol through the village of Kowall in Arghandab District, July 11, 2010.
The Bagh-e Pol Bridge is a physically unremarkable two-lane concrete bridge over the Arghandab River. What makes it special is that it is the main bridge connecting Kandahar City with points west and north.
In Arghandab, one police checkpoint lacked enough officers to go on a foot patrol with the U.S. platoon, despite the platoon's having called ahead to the commander.
Officials arrested Zabul province's Taliban-designated governor and six other insurgents during an operation in the Arghandab District of Zabul Province, media reported the statement as saying. Security forces arrested 12 more rebels separately, the ...
A boy looks at U.S. Army soldiers of 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment interrogating civilians while on a patrol in a village in Arghandab Valley in Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan October 22, 2012 file photo. Reuters/Erik De Castr ...
A boy looks at U.S. Army soldiers of 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment interrogating civilians while on a patrol in a village in Arghandab Valley in Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan October 22, 2012 file photo. Reuters/Erik De Castr ...
In neighboring Zabul province, eight Taliban insurgent members were killed in an ongoing cleanup operation conducted by the Afghan Army and the coalition forces in Arghandab district, district governor Momand Nasratyar told Xinhua. The Taliban has yet ...
Demetrios Diplaros and Warrant Officer Robert Wilson, all based at CFB Petawawa in eastern Ontario. They were riding in an armoured vehicle while on patrol in the Arghandab district west of Kandahar City when they struck an improvised explosive device.
A remote-controlled bomb hit a police convoy on the outskirts of Arghandab District of Zabul province, killing three policemen and wounding six others, including a district police chief, Zabul Deputy Governor Mohammad Jan Rasoolyar said.
In neighboring Zabul province, eight Taliban insurgent members were killed in an ongoing cleanup operation conducted by the Afghan Army and the coalition forces in Arghandab district, district governor Momand Nasratyar told Xinhua. The Taliban has yet ...
Demetrios Diplaros and Warrant Officer Robert Wilson, all based at CFB Petawawa in eastern Ontario. They were riding in an armoured vehicle while on patrol in the Arghandab district west of Kandahar City when they struck an improvised explosive device.
"The police chief of Arghandab district was on the way to provincial capital Zabul city when a mine planted by militants struck his motorcade at 01:30 p.m.
"The police chief of Arghandab district was on way to provincial capital Zabul city when a mine planted by militants struck his motorcade at 01:30 p.m.
9 police officers killed or injured in Zabul At least nine police officers were killed or injured following an explosion in south-eastern Zabul province of Afghanistan.
"Four Afghan National Army (ANA) personnel were martyred and two others wounded in an improvised explosive device (IED) attack in Arghandab district, southern Zabul province," the ministry said in a statement. Two soldiers were killed in two IED blasts ...
"Four Afghan National Army (ANA) personnel were martyred and two others wounded in an improvised explosive device (IED) attack in Arghandab district, southern Zabul province," the ministry said in a statement. Two soldiers were killed in two IED blasts ...
"Four Afghan National Army (ANA) personnel were martyred and two others wounded in an improvised explosive device (IED) attack in Arghandab district, southern Zabul province," the ministry said in a statement. Two soldiers were killed in two IED blasts ...
... held for questioning at a schoolhouse. Bob Strong / Reuters. A group of men detained for suspected Taliban activities are held for questioning at a schoolhouse in the village of Kuhak in Arghandab District, north of Kandahar July 9, 2010. email ...
11, 2013 near the Arghandab River Valley in Shah Wali Kot district, Kandahar province, Afghanistan. Commandos along with Afghan National Army Special Forces soldiers conducted a two-day clearing operation finding 14 roadside bombs in the district.
According to Lamborn's office, he was attacked with an improvised explosive near the Arghandab River Valley when he was riding with a convoy in August 2010.


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