Gen Allen Visits DFIP
CAMP SABALU-HARRISON, Afghanistan" U.S Marine Corps Gen. John R. Allen, commander, International Security Assistance Force, visited the Detention Facility in Parwan, April 14, 2012, to gain a better understanding of the Detainee Review Board process and to award deserving service members with his commander coin. Guiding the ISAF commander through the visit was the command team that oversees all detention operations in Afghanistan, Lt. Gen. Keith M. Huber, commander, Combined Joint Interagency Task Force 435, Air Force Brig. Gen Dash Jamieson, deputy commander, CJIATF 435, Michael J. Scionti, civilian deputy, CJIATF 435 and DFIP Commander Col. Robert M. Taradash, Task Force Protector. This is Allen's first visit to the DFIP since the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between the U.S. and Afghanistan, Mar. 9. The MoU calls for the transfer of detention operations to Afghan control by Sept. 9. In observing the DRB process, Allen was able to gain a better understanding of the future of DRB's. (Department of Defense Photo By: Staff Sgt. Faiza Z. Evans) (120414-A-3422E-002)

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