News

03 Apr. 2009

Afghan National Army

 

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HAMAL GAH, Afghanistan--The Chief of Staff of the 3rd Kandak, 1st Brigade 207th Corps, Afghan National Army, Major Baba Jan, distributes candy to children Shamal Gah, a village outside Farah in western Afghanistan. The ANA donated food and winter clothing to needy families in the area.

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AHMADI, Afghanistan - Afghan National Army 207th Corps Commanding Officer Major General Jalandar Shah Behnam greets the village elders at Ahmadi Village west of Herat on March 30, 2009. ANA doctors assisted ISAF and U.S. doctors with a medical civil affairs program that benefitted over 1100 people in a village that doesn't have a clinic. The ANA also provided humanitarian assistance to the village.

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HERAT, Afghanistan - ANA soldiers in a squad leader's class listen to a lesson by Kabul Military Training Center NCO Instructors at Camp Zafar, Mar. 1. 2009.

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KAJAKI, Afghanistan – British Sgt. Rab McEwan, Kajaki Operational Mentoring Liaison Team, discusses the local situation with a local resident via a translator and Afghan National Army soldier during a patrol north of the Kajaki Dam here June 17, 2008. The ANA soldiers work closely with the British soldiers of the OMLT, which provides mentorship and liaison assistance with ISAF. The ISAF soldiers are responsible for the security of the dam as well as working with the Afghan National Army and Afghan National Police to assist in security for local villages. The dam provides electricity for the majority of Helmand province and Kandahar as well as irrigation control for the region. (ISAF photo by Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Duran, U.S. Army)

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KAJAKI, Afghanistan – British Sgt. Rab McEwan, Kajaki Operational Mentoring Liaison Team, and a 2nd Plt., 2nd Co. Afghanistan National Army soldier consult maps for precise direction towards suspected enemy positions during a patrol north of the Kajaki Dam here June 17, 2008. The ANA soldiers work closely with the British soldiers of the OMLT, which provides mentorship and liaison assistance with ISAF. The ISAF soldiers are responsible for the security of the dam as well as working with the Afghan National Army and Afghan National Police to assist in security for local villages. The dam provides electricity for the majority of Helmand province and Kandahar as well as irrigation control for the region. (ISAF photo by Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Duran, U.S. Army)

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KAJAKI, Afghanistan. British member of the Kajaki Operational Mentoring Liaison Team (OMLT), and a translator discuss how to proceed to their next objective towards suspected enemy positions during a patrol north of the Kajaki Dam, June 17, 2008. The ANA soldiers work closely with the British soldiers of the OMLT, which provides mentorship and liaison assistance with ISAF. The ISAF soldiers are responsible for the security of the dam as well as working with the Afghan National Army and Afghan National Police to assist in security for local villages.

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KANDAHAR, Afghanistan--A graduate of the Basic Engineers course taught by members of the Canadian Opertional Mentoring Liason Team (OMLT) stand reads his certificate of completion during a ceremony held at Camp Hero on February 5, 2009. Fifteen graduates from the Afghan National Army 205 Corps completed the four-week course that taught fundamentals in mine detection and demolition, field defense, and basic carpentry.

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KANDAHAR, Afghanistan--ANA 205 Corps Commander, General Abdul Babser, and Warrant Officer Wade Osmond prepare to present graduates of the Basic Engineers course with their certificates of completion during a ceremony held at Camp Hero on February 5, 2009. Fifteen graduates completed the four-week course that taught fundamentals in mine detection and demolition, field defense, and basic carpentry.

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KANDAHAR, Afghanistan--A graduate of the Basic Engineers course taught by members of the Canadian Operational Mentoring Liaison Team (OMLT) shows off his certificate of completion during a ceremony held at Camp Hero on February 5, 2009. Fifteen graduates from the ANA 205 Corps completed the four-week course that taught fundamentals in mine detection and demolition, field defense, and basic carpentry.