Afghan National Army conduct corps-level combined arms rehearsal
Photo Credit: Maj. Kamil Sztalkoper, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault)
The Afghan National Security Forces, led by the 203rd Corps of the Afghan National Army, conducted an operation, June 28- July 7, 2013, to increase security in the provinces south of Kabul, to include Paktika, Paktiya, Logar, Wardak and Ghazni. This operation, named OPERATION NIJAT II, has immensely increased security by removing over 60 improvised explosive devices from roads, finding and destroying multiple caches of weapons, and killing enemy fighters in the region. The mission was fully Afghan planned, led, and executed, and included all layers of the Afghan National Security Forces, to include the Afghan National Army, Afghan National Police, Afghan Uniformed Police, Afghan Civil Order Police, Afghan Local Police and the National Directorate of Security, as well as the support and cooperation of government officials at all levels. These key players came together to conduct a rehearsal and brief Afghan National Army Maj. Gen. Mohammad Sharif Yaftali and government officials on the plan.
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