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WASHINGTON – International Security Assistance Forces conducted a precision airstrike yesterday targeting two Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan terrorist organization leaders in the Dara Soof Payan district of Afghanistan’s Samangan province yesterday, military officials reported.
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WASHINGTON – Afghan and coalition forces killed eight enemy fighters and detained several others yesterday in operations throughout Afghanistan, military officials reported.
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Wednesday, 09 March 2011 10:14

Task Force Works With Afghan Local Police

Written by Karen Parrish

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Task Force, Afghan Local Police, Afghanistan, Kandahar province, Taliban
COMBAT OUTPOST KOWALL, Afghanistan – A program through which villagers augment the police in providing and maintaining security is taking root in the Arghandab district of Afghanistan’s Kandahar province, a former Taliban stronghold.
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WASHINGTON – Afghan and coalition forces killed two enemy fighters and detained several others, including a Haqqani network terrorist leader, in the Sabari district of Afghanistan’s Khost province yesterday.
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Thursday, 10 March 2011 07:45

Troops Expand Security in Eastern Afghanistan

Written by Karen Parrish

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Afghan Army Ground Troops
BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan – Regional Command East forces are focused on expanding security around the Afghan capital of Kabul and providing a layered defense along Afghanistan’s border with Pakistan, their commander said here this week.
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Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates
COMBAT OUTPOST KOWALL, Afghanistan – Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said today he finds conditions here “very encouraging,” as he ended his second full day of high-level meetings, troop visits and commander briefings in Afghanistan.
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Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn III hosts a change of directorship ceremony for the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization in the Pentagon auditorium, March 4, 2011. Seated in the front row, at left, are the outgoing JIEDDO director, Army Lt. Gen. Michael L. Oates; the newly appointed incoming director, Army Lt. Gen. Michael D. Barbero; and Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh. DOD photo by R. D. Ward
WASHINGTON – Few Defense Department agencies have a more important mission than the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization, Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III told a Pentagon audience today.
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