The regional commands coordinate all regional civil-military activites conducted by the military elements of the Provincial Reconstruction Teams (PRTs) in their area of responsibility, under operational control of ISAF.
Each regional command is assumed by a lead nation and is composed of:
Regional Command North - RC(N)
There are 5 PRTs under RC(N)’s command.
|C2 HQ:||Mazar-e-Sharif (Germany)|
Regional Command West - RC(W)
There are 4 PRTs under RC(W)’s command.
|C2 HQ:||Herat (Italy)|
|Commander:||Brig. Gen. R. Castellano (IT)|
Regional Command Capital - RC(C)
Since 6 August 2006, Regional Command Capital is the new name given to the former Kabul Multinational Brigade. The name change brought the Kabul area in line with the ISAF structure in place in the rest of Afghanistan.
There is no PRT in RC(C)
|C2 HQ:||Kabul (France)|
|FSB:||Kabul International Airport (KAIA) (Hungary)|
|Commander:||Brig. Gen. M. Druart|
Regional Command South - RC(S)
There are 4 PRTs under RC(S)’s command.
|Lead nation:||The Netherlands|
|C2 HQ:||Kandahar (UK)|
|Commander:||Major General Mart de Kruif|
Regional Command East – RC(E)
There are 13 PRTs under RC(E)’s command.
|Lead nation:||United States|
|C2 HQ:||Bagram (US)|
|Commander:||Maj. Gen. J. Schloesser (USA)|