WASHINGTON (Nov. 4, 2009) â€“ Newly re-elected Afghan President Hamid Karzai must take significant measures to cut government corruption and establish its legitimacy, the top U.S. military officer said.
CAMP LEATHERNECK, Helmand province, Afghanistan (Nov. 5, 2009) â€“ In another history-making moment for Marine Expeditionary Brigade-Afghanistan, the first MV-22B Ospreys entered the Task Force Leatherneck area of operations today, alighting in three waves at Camp Bastion Airfield.
PAKTIKA PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Nov. 6, 2009) â€“ Civil affairs members of the provincial reconstruction team hosted an Afghan-led agricultural training event in the Bermel district here.
NANGARHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Nov. 13, 2009) â€“ Four provincial governors and a 21-member executive committee from the eastern Afghanistan peace and development jirga â€“ a group of elders -- met in the Nangarhar governorâ€™s compound Nov. 10 to discuss the groupâ€™s charter and its top priorities.
KABUL, May 6, 2009 â€“ Expansion efforts are well under way in southern Afghanistan, where most of the 21,000 troops deploying to the country this summer will be concentrated.
VICENZA, Italy (July 1, 2009) â€“ Even as Army Staff Sgt. Conrad Begaye relived the firefight that took the lives of his fellow soldiers, and even as he was awarded the militaryâ€™s third-highest honor for valor Tuesday, his thoughts were on his comrades.
BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (July 17, 2009) â€“ Members of the Nebraska National Guard's Task Force Warrior agribusiness development team visited several villages in Afghanistanâ€™s Kapisa province July 13 to assess grain bins that once occupied farmlands in Imperial, Neb.
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (Aug. 7, 2009) â€“ Soldiers of Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, at Forward Operating Base Baylough have one mission: to disrupt the enemy.
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (Aug. 31, 2009) â€“ As U.S. forces take extra precautions to protect civilian lives in southern Afghanistan, an Army reservist used his civilian skills to preserve the life of a local truck driver.
CAMP TAQADDUM (Nov. 3, 2009) â€” Marine Corps participation in Operation Iraqi Freedom is drawing to a close, and Marines and Sailors are preparing equipment for shipment back home or to other parts of the world.