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 Combined Joint Interagency Task Force-435 


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CJIATF 435 Mission Statement: Train, advise and assist the Afghan National Army and Afghan Justice Sector to develop Rule of Law-based investigation, prosecution, and detention of insurgent and terror-related threats while conducting U.S. Law of Armed Conflict detainee operations for third-country nationals to protect U.S. forces and strengthen the legitimacy of the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. Read more.


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Leadership

Brigadier General Balan R. Ayyar - Commanding General


Brigadier General Mark S. Inch - Deputy Commanding General


Press Releases

Ayyar assumes command of CJIATF 435

More than 120 team members of the Combined Joint Interagency Task Force 435 gathered July 3 to welcome U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Balan R. Ayyar as their new commander and bid farewell to U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Keith M. Huber.

Volunteering to make a difference

BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (January 10, 2013) — Every person in the US military is a volunteer. They willingly accept the possibility of being deployed to foreign countries, in harm’s way most times, away from their …

A Step toward Transition

CAMP PHOENIX, Afghanistan (January 9, 2013) — In the midst of headlines that claim the Afghan forces are ready to take the lead, the Security Force Assistance Integration Cell at Combined Joint Interagency Task Force 435 …

Afghan National Army medics take on mass casualty training event

CAMP SABALU-HARRISON, Afghanistan (December 3, 2012) — With the loud “Boom!” of an improvised explosive device, all of a sudden there are eight simulated casualties on the Afghan National Army camp. A few short seconds …

Rule Of Law Makes Impressive Gains At Justice Center

CAMP PHOENIX, Afghanistan (December 4, 2012) – The Afghan criminal justice system continues to make impressive strides in implementing the rule of law and demonstrating its national sovereignty in the criminal justice system at …

Fulton County Judge Serving In Afghanistan Promoted To Brigadier General

CAMP PHOENIX, Afghanistan (October 26, 2012) — U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Ural Glanville received his first star in a ceremony October 23 at the Headquarters of the Combined Joint Interagency Task Force (CJIATF) 435, as Brig. Gen. …

CJIATF 435 bringing power to ANA life support area, local villages

SEH DU-KAHN, Afghanistan (August 13, 2011) — As part of the ongoing process to transition the Detention Facility in Parwan (DFIP) to eventual Afghan control, engineers from Combined Joint Interagency Task Force (CJIATF) 435 …

Lieutenant General Keith M. Huber

Lieutenant General Keith M. Huber assumed command of Combined Joint Interagency Task Force 435 (CJIATF 435) in July 2011. CJIATF 435 exercises oversight and control of U. S. detention operations in Afghanistan. With policy …

Ninth cohort of Afghan National Army military police soldiers graduate

PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan (May 20, 2011) — The ninth cohort of Afghan National Army (ANA) military police soldiers graduated from the phase one of the Detention Operations Transition Course Thursday, May 19, 2011.

Navy military police battalion changes command, swaps crew

PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan (May 13, 2011) — U.S. Navy Military Police Battalion-Afghanistan, Task Group Trident, changed hands during a change of command and crew swap ceremony Saturday, May 7, on board a mock ship outside …

CJIATF-435 delivers supplies to juvenile rehabilitation center

KABUL, Afghanistan (May 12, 2011) — Members from Combined Joint Interagency Task Force-435 visited a juvenile rehabilitation center in Kabul May 8 to distribute personal hygiene kits, towels, and school supplies to the youth at …

Rhode Island MP Brigade tapped to carry-out DFIP transition efforts

PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan (May 1, 2011) — Rhode Island National Guard 43rd Military Police Brigade, Task Force Protector assumed responsibility for the Detention Facility in Parwan (DFIP) from Michigan National Guard 46th …

Battalion’s partnership prepares Afghans for greater role in Parwan detention facility

PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan (April 29, 2011) — After a ten-month deployment training Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers in support of the conditions-based transition of the Detention Facility in Parwan (DFIP) to Afghan …

Eighth cohort of Afghan National Army military police Soldiers graduate

PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan (April 23, 2011) — The eighth cohort of Afghan National Army Military Police Soldiers graduated from the Detention Operations Transition Course Thursday, April 21, 2011, the first of two phases of …

Afghan Ministry of Defense and CJIATF-435 sign reintegration memorandum

KABUL, Afghanistan (April 5, 2011) — The Afghan Ministry of Defense and the U.S. Task Force charged with the Rule of Law Mission in Afghanistan signed a memorandum of agreement at the Ministry of Defense Tuesday, April 5, 2011, …

Afghan governors discuss rule of law priorities

PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan (March 31, 2011) — Afghan provincial governors and senior representatives from various Afghan ministries met with Combined Joint Interagency Task Force 435 members March 29 to discuss peace and …

Afghan commander tours Afghan National Army Logistics Support Area Parwan

PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan (March 28, 2011) — The Combined Joint Interagency Task Force 435 Afghan commander toured the Afghan National Army Logistics Support Area Thursday, March 24, 2011, to observe operations, inspect …

Afghan leader calls for unity as four former detainees are reunited with families

PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan (March 28, 2011) — Four detainees were released from the Detention Facility in Parwan and reunited with their families and villagers during a detainee release shura March 24.

Detainees plant trees in observance of Nowruz holiday

PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan (March 21, 2011) — Detainees participating in agricultural training at the Detention Facility in Parwan planted more than 50 apricot and almond trees at the DFIP Agricultural Center on March 19.

Seventh cohort of Afghan National Army military police soldiers graduate

PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan (March 3, 2011) — Under a steady snowfall, nearly 400 Soldiers of the seventh cohort graduated from the Detention Operations Transition Course Wednesday, March 2, 2011, the first of two phases of …

Afghan National Army Military Police soldiers prepare for duty

PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Feb. 28, 2011) — Afghan National Army Soldiers and U.S. Service members busily worked side by side Sunday, Feb 27, 2011, at the ANA Logistical Support Area in Parwan as Afghan Military Police …

Afghan commander discusses accomplishments at DFIP

PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Feb. 16, 2011) — Representatives from Islamic nations visited the Detention Facility in Parwan on Feb. 14 to gain a better understanding of the detention facility and its transition to Afghan …

Provincial Peace and Reintegration Council visits Detention Facility in Parwan

PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Feb. 12, 2011) — Provincial Peace and Reintegration Council members from four eastern Afghan provinces visited the Detention Facility in Parwan on Feb. 9 to gain a better understanding of the …

Military intelligence battalion strengthens Afghans’ intel capability

After a 12-month deployment supporting Combined Joint Interagency Task Force 435 and Operation Enduring Freedom, the 201st Military Intelligence Battalion from Fort Sam Houston, Texas, and Charlie Company, 205th MI BN, from Fort …

Empowered detainees to leave Detention Facility in Parwan with new knowledge

PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Feb.6, 2011) — Eleven detainees scheduled for release from the Detention Facility in Parwan participated in the first-ever Afghan civics class offered at the facility Feb. 5.

Governors’ visit to DFIP provides a firsthand look at detention operations

PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Jan. 2, 2011) — A group of Afghan governors visited the Detention Facility in Parwan, Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011 to gain a better understanding of the transition of detention operations to Afghan …

MP battalion’s work with Afghan partners strengthens Rule of Law efforts

BAGRAM AIR BASE, Afghanistan (Feb. 1, 2011) — After a 12-month deployment supporting Combined Joint Interagency Task Force 435 and Operation Enduring Freedom, the 19th Military Police Battalion (CID), was relieved by 10th …

Afghan parliamentarian welcomes former detainees in quest for peace

PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Jan. 31, 2011) — An Afghan parliamentarian offered his support and encouraged five former detainees from the Detention Facility in Parwan to help bring peace and security to Afghanistan during a …

Senior enlisted leaders examine detention, reintegration efforts

PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Jan. 25, 2011) — The command senior enlisted leader for International Security Assistance Force and United States Forces-Afghanistan along with senior enlisted leaders from seven coalition …

Four former detainees released during Paktika shura

PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Jan. 23, 2011) — Four former detainees were released from the Detention Facility in Parwan to the custody of tribal elders during an Afghan release shura in Paktika province Jan. 20.

Sixth cohort of Afghan National Army military police soldiers graduate

PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Jan. 23, 2011)— The sixth cohort of Afghan National Army military police Soldiers graduated Jan. 20 from the Detention Operations Training Center in Parwan, increasing Afghan capacity to take over …

CNO, MCPON meet sailors in Afghanistan

PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Jan. 23, 2011)— The Chief of Naval Operations and the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy visited more than 300 Sailors conducting and supporting detention operations at the Detention Facility …

MP Battalion’s work with Afghan soldiers sets course for transition

PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Jan. 23, 2011)— After a nine-month deployment supporting detention operations at the Detention Facility in Parwan, the 193rd Military Police Battalion (IR), hailed as Task Force Rocky Mountain was …

New facility marks increased capacity for Afghan Rule of Law efforts

PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Jan. 17, 2011) — A new Afghan prison, known as Housing Unit Delta, opened on Monday, Jan. 17, 2011 at the Detention Facility in Parwan, marking the most significant milestone to date in the Afghan …

Ceremony marks Anti-Terrorism Prosecution Directorate graduation, facility opening

KABUL, Afghanistan (Dec. 23, 2010) — Twelve prosecutors graduated a European Union Police training course in a ceremony marking the graduation and the opening of several facilities Dec. 20 at the Anti-Terrorism Prosecution …

Graduates to use forensic technology to aid Afghan justice

BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan (Dec. 20, 2010) — The graduation of eleven Afghan Ministry of Interior criminal investigators from the Joint Expeditionary Forensics Facility 5 training program Dec. 18 marks a significant increase …

Members of high peace council tour detention facility in Parwan

PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Dec. 20, 2010) — Members of the Afghan Peace and Reconciliation Program High Peace Council detainee subcommittee toured the Detention Facility in Parwan Dec. 19 to learn more about the detention …

10 former detainees released from detention facility in Parwan shura

PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Dec. 6, 2010) — Ten detainees were released from the Detention Facility in Parwan and welcomed back to their communities during a shura Nov 24.

Two former detainees released during Paktika shura

PAKTIKA PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Dec. 6, 2010) — After confirming their commitment to a peaceful way of life, two former detainees were released from the Detention Facility in Parwan Nov. 30 and welcomed back into the community …

ANA soldiers begin computer network training courses

PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Nov. 23, 2010) – Afghan National Army Soldiers began training in computer networking courses at the Detention Facility in Parwan Nov. 22 to increase their computer expertise.

Two detainees released during shura

LOGAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Nov. 14, 2010)– Two Afghan men were reunited with their village here during a detainee release shura Nov. 13.

Two detainees released during separate shuras

PAKTIKA PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Nov. 9, 2010) —– Two Afghan men were reunited with their villages during two separate detainee release shuras Nov. 9.

Logistics shura readies Afghans for transition

KABUL, Afghanistan (Nov. 8, 2010) — Afghan National Army military police brigade logistics personnel met to discuss the Ministry of Defense requisition policies and procedures during a logistical shura at Combined Joint …

Detainees prepare for return to Afghan society

PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Nov. 10, 2010) — In a small outdoor hut at the Detention Facility in Parwan, detainees diligently knead dough on a table to put into a tandoor oven, which will turn the dough into Afghan bread in a …

Former detainees released during Parwan shura

PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Nov. 4, 2010) — After confirming their commitment to a peaceful way of life, two former detainees were released from the Detention Facility in Parwan (DFIP) Nov. 4 and welcomed back into the …

Fourth cohort of Afghan National Army military police soldiers graduate

PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Nov. 4, 2010) — The fourth cohort of Afghan National Army military police Soldiers graduated from the Detention Operations Training Center in Parwan Nov. 4.

Afghan leaders call for peace as 14 detainees released at Helmand Shura

HELMAND PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Nov. 4, 2010) — A Helmand provincial leader asked his community to join the call for peace and reconciliation during a detainee release shura Nov. 3 at a government compound here.

Afghans assume majority of responsibility for second detainee housing unit at DFIP

PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan (November 2, 2010) — Afghan National Army Soldiers assumed the majority of responsibility for operating a second detainee housing unit at the Detention Facility in Parwan Nov. 1, reaching another …

Afghan commander tours Afghan National Detention Facility

KABUL, Afghanistan (Oct. 26, 2010)— The Combined Joint Interagency Task Force 435 (CJIATF-435) Afghan commander toured the Afghan National Detention Facility (ANDF) Oct. 26 to observe operations, meet with soldiers and discuss …

Conference maps the way ahead for biometrics in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (Oct. 15, 2010) — Afghan, U.S. military, coalition military and civilian partners discussed the way ahead for the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to assume full control and ownership of …

New vehicles assist Afghan Rule of Law efforts

KABUL, Afghanistan (Oct. 11, 2010) — Beginning Oct. 10, officials of the Supreme Court of Afghanistan will use 19 new vehicles for safe and reliable transportation in and around the four regional courts of Kabul, as the country …

13 former detainees released during Parwan release shura

PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Oct. 11, 2010) — After confirming their commitment to a peaceful way of life, 13 former detainees were released from the Detention Facility in Parwan Oct. 11 and welcomed back into the community by …

Afghans, partners meet at Corrections Day Conference

KABUL, Afghanistan (Oct. 11, 2010) — Afghan judicial sector, multiple international and U.S. officials met to discuss the state of Afghan Corrections during the Corrections Day Conference at Combined Joint Interagency Task …

Afghans improve biometrics capability, take step forward

KABUL, Afghanistan (Oct. 8, 2010) — Afghan National Army Soldiers, advised by Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan service members, are building Afghanistan’s biometrics capability by enrolling incoming recruits.

Road project to help locals, increase access

KABUL, Afghanistan (Oct. 8, 2010) — Afghan and U.S. officials cut a ceremonial ribbon Oct. 7 to break ground on a road construction project that will increase access to the Afghan National Detention Facility and help villagers …

Afghan government biometrics capabilities increase

KABUL, Afghanistan (Oct. 6, 2010) — Eleven Afghans graduated Oct. 4, from latent fingerprint and system administrator courses at the Ministry of the Interior Biometrics Center in Kabul.

Third Cohort of Afghan National Army Police graduate

PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Sept. 29, 2010) — The third cohort of Afghan National Army Police graduated from the Detention Operations Training Center in Parwan Sept. 23.

Afghan instructors recognized for reintegration efforts

PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Sept. 29, 2010) — Seven Afghan instructors were recognized, Sept. 30 for their efforts teaching detainees academic and vocational skills at the Detention Facility in Parwan.

ANA Soldiers assume greater responsibility in DFIP transition process

PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Oct. 1, 2010) — When Afghan National Army Military Police Soldiers working at the U.S. Detention Facility in Parwan reported for duty, it marked a milestone in their country’s progress assuming …

Detainees complete Pashto literacy course

PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan — Sixty-six detainees were awarded certificates during a ceremony here Sept. 30 for completing Afghan Ministry of Education-certified language training at the Detention Facility in Parwan.

Rule of Law Conference brings together Afghan, International partners

KABUL, Afghanistan (Sept. 29, 2010) — Afghan, international and U.S. partners met here Sept. 27 to bring together Rule of Law practitioners from around the country.

JTF-435 provides computer equipment to Afghan courts

KABUL, Afghanistan (Aug. 23, 2010) — To assist the Afghan government's rule of law capabilities, Joint Task Force 435 transferred computer equipment here Aug. 21.

Khowst governor hosts release shura for former detainees

KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Aug. 9, 2010) – Seven detainees were released from the Detention Facility in Parwan and welcomed back to their communities during a shura Aug. 7 in Khowst province.

Afghan court tries, convicts three men

PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Aug. 3, 2010) – Three Afghan men who are currently detained at the Detention Facility in Parwan were sentenced to serve time in an Afghan prison after an Afghan court found them guilty of crimes …

Petraeus, officials discuss transfer of detainee ops

CAMP PHOENIX, Afghanistan (July 26, 2010) – The top commander in Afghanistan met with senior officials to discuss the transition of detention operations.

Former detainees released to families, tribal elders

PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan (July 21, 2010) – Fifteen former detainees were released from the Detention Facility in Parwan here July 17 after confirming their commitment to a peaceful way of life.

Afghan ministers accept responsibility of Parwan detention facility

KABUL, Afghanistan – Afghan officials signed a memo guiding the process for assuming responsibility for the U.S. Detention Facility in Parwan.

New task force assumes control of detainee operations in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan – A new Joint Task Force created to assume control of detention operations in Afghanistan became operational this week.

Who We Are

Mission Statement: CJIATF 435 conducts detainee operations in the Combined Joint Operations Area-Afghanistan by providing secure and humane care, custody, and control of the enemy to prevent their return to the battlefield. On …

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