Archive: October, 2012

Oct. 3, 2012

Afghan, U.S. forces 'clean the way' for residents in Shinkai district

FORWARD OPERATING BASE SWEENEY, Afghanistan (Oct. 2, 2012) — Old man winter has Afghanistan's Shinkai district -- a remote mountain community situated 6,343 feet up in the eastern fringes of the Sur Ghar mountain range -- in its frosty grip. Here, the Afghan mountains normally bring about long, cold winters, though this year the deep chill is longer and colder than usual, according to the locals.

Oct. 1, 2012

Arghandab River crossing in Afghanistan brings new hope to Mizan

FORWARD OPERATING BASE LAGMAN, Afghanistan – Afghan National Army and International Security Assistance Forces teamed to clear the Mizan Bowl area of insurgents in early September during the military operation Kalak Hode 5.