Dec. 11, 2012
Afghan AF, NATC-A/438 AEW sign joint strategic flightplan
KABUL, Afghanistan (December 9, 2012) — Maj. Gen. Abdul Wahab Wardak, commander of the Afghan Air Force, and Brig. Gen. Steven Shepro, commander of NATO Air Training Command-Afghanistan, signed the first-ever combined strategy into effect at the Nov. 28, 2012 ceremony in NATC-A headquarters at the Kabul, Afghanistan, International Airport . All three Wings and key A-Staff leaders witnessed the ceremony. The 54-page strategic flightplan guides both commands to execute a jointly developed decree of vision, goals and key tasks, with milestones focused on 2012-2013. The ceremony capped a three-month bottom-up planning effort across the groups, Afghan air wings, AAF HQ, NATC-A and 438 AEW staff.