05 June 2008

PR# 2008-230

JFC Brunssum commander, delegation visit ISAF soldiers in Surobi

KABUL, Afghanistan – Joint Force Command (JFC) Brunssum Commander, General Egon Ramms, and a JFC Brunssum delegation visited ISAF soldiers in Surobi district, Kabul province on 3 June.

The commander and delegation, welcomed by Brigadier General Federico Bonato, Regional Command Capital commander, and Major Gianluca Iachini, Task Force Surobi commander, toured Forward Operating Base Tora where they received information about ongoing activities.

At the end of the visit, Gen. Ramms made a brief speech to the ISAF soldiers in Surobi, underlining their big contribution to the ISAF mission.

Task Force Surobi works with Afghan National Security Forces in cooperation with locals and authorities to increase security in Surobi district, a sensitive gateway to the Afghan capital.

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