Aug. 11, 2015 —
TACTICAL BASE GAMBERI, Afghanistan, Aug. 10, 2015 – Senior
leaders from the Afghan National Army and from Resolute Support recently
visited Train Advise Assist Command-East and 201st Corps here.
The ANA’s Chief of General Staff Lt. Gen. Qadim Shah spoke
to a large formation of service members from the ANA, National Directorate of
Security, Afghan National Civil Order Police and Afghan National Police,
conducted a pass in review of the formation, and took time to assess the
readiness of troops and equipment staged in preparation for Operation Iron
Iron Triangle is a joint operation between Afghan national
defense and security forces in Nangarhar province. The goal is to clear the
districts of Khogyani, Sherzad and Hisarak of armed insurgents in an effort to
bring better security to the districts, paving the way for better governance.
During the operation, leaders and advisers from TAAC-E will
continue to work closely with their Afghan counterparts in the 201st Corps,
providing advice and assistance for essential functions.
Distinguished visitors during the visit included
Lt. Gen. Qadim Shah; Command Sgt. Maj. Roshan Safi, ANA Sergeant Major of the
Army; and Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Buchanan, Resolute Support Deputy Chief of Staff