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January, 2013

Jan. 4, 2013

Former Iraqi Republican Guard soldier serves as US soldier in Afghanistan

PAKTIKA PROVINCE, Afghanistan — “There are a lot of things people don’t know about me, like my name probably,” Reyadh Alhachamy said.

Jan. 4, 2013

ANA 209th Corps combat engineers commence fully independent operations

REGIONAL COMMAND (RC)-NORTH, Afghanistan — Only a few months ago the first company of combat engineers from the Afghan National Army (ANA) 209th Corps began conducting fully independent operations for the first time in Regional Command (RC)-North, Afghanistan. Now, the other two combat engineer companies have been validated by the U.S. Army engineer development teams (EDTs) they have worked with for almost a year and proven they are ready to operate without coalition assistance.

Jan. 2, 2013

US to improve electric grid in Kandahar province

KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan — Electricity is a scare resource in Kandahar City but should become less so for Kandahar government district centers and businesses when four separate projects designed to improve electricity distribution in key areas of the city are completed by winter 2013.

Jan. 2, 2013

Defend the Installation: the dogs of war

BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (January 2, 2013) — Tucked into a small corner of this sprawling base is an important cog in its protection.

Jan. 2, 2013

ISAF congratulates Afghan government on transition of security

KABUL, Afghanistan (Dec. 21, 2012) — The International Security Assistance Force congratulates the government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan on the announcement of the fourth stage of security transition. This is in line with the transition process established at the Lisbon Summit.