Archive: February, 2011

Feb. 2, 2011

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 control.

Feb. 1, 2011

Mullen: Egypt’s military promises to be stabilizing influence

WASHINGTON (Feb. 1, 2011) — The Egyptian military has performed exceptionally well in its country’s recent crisis, the top U.S. military officer said today in a podcast for service members worldwide.

Feb. 1, 2011

Marines say Afghan Border Police becoming self-sufficient

COMBAT OUTPOST CASTLE, Afghanistan (Feb. 1, 2011) — Much accolade is given to the Afghan National Army, but there is another unit of fellow countrymen that is providing security to their republic – the Afghan Border Police.

Feb. 1, 2011

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 Military Police Battalion (CID) during a transfer of authority ceremony Jan. 27 here.