JSC-A commander visits Salang Tunnel

By Staff Sgt. Michael BehlinJuly 30, 2012

Lt. Gen. Mohammad Rajab, Minister of Public Works for the Salang Pass, briefed Brig. Gen. Kristin K. French, the commander of Joint Sustainment Command " Afghanistan and the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), during her visit to the Salang Pass in Afghanistan's Parwan province on July 27. The Salang Pass is a critical route which connects northern and southern Afghanistan and travels through the Hindu Kush Mountains. The Salang Pass includes a 1.6 mile tunnel which was built in 1964 by the Soviets and handles anywhere from an estimated 10,000 to 20,000 vehicles daily. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Behlin)
1 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Lt. Gen. Mohammad Rajab, Minister of Public Works for the Salang Pass, briefed Brig. Gen. Kristin K. French, the commander of Joint Sustainment Command " Afghanistan and the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), during her visit to the Salang Pass in Afghanistan's Parwan province on July 27. The Salang Pass is a critical route which connects northern and southern Afghanistan and travels through the Hindu Kush Mountains. The Salang Pass includes a 1.6 mile tunnel which was built in 1964 by the Soviets and handles anywhere from an estimated 10,000 to 20,000 vehicles daily. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Behlin) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Michael Behlin) VIEW ORIGINAL
Col. Kurt J. Ryan, command of the 10th Sustainment Brigade, presents Lt. Gen. Mohammad Rajab, Minister of Public Works for the Salang Pass, a gift during a recent visit to the Salang Pass in Afghanistan's Parwan province.   (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Behlin)
2 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Col. Kurt J. Ryan, command of the 10th Sustainment Brigade, presents Lt. Gen. Mohammad Rajab, Minister of Public Works for the Salang Pass, a gift during a recent visit to the Salang Pass in Afghanistan's Parwan province. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Behlin) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Michael Behlin) VIEW ORIGINAL
Several trucks carrying supplies wait to enter the Salang Tunnel in Afghanistan's Parwan province. The 1.6 mile tunnel was built in 1964 by the Soviets and handles anywhere from an estimated 10,000 to 20,000 vehicles daily. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Behlin)
3 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Several trucks carrying supplies wait to enter the Salang Tunnel in Afghanistan's Parwan province. The 1.6 mile tunnel was built in 1964 by the Soviets and handles anywhere from an estimated 10,000 to 20,000 vehicles daily. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Behlin) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Michael Behlin) VIEW ORIGINAL
Brig. Gen. Kristin K. French, the commander of Joint Sustainment Command " Afghanistan and the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), toured the facilities of the Salang Pass on July 27. The Salang Pass is a critical route which connects northern and southern Afghanistan and travels through the Hindu Kush Mountains. The Salang Pass includes a 1.6 mile tunnel which was built in 1964 by the Soviets and handles anywhere from an estimated 10,000 to 20,000 vehicles daily. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Behlin)
 (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Behlin)
4 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Brig. Gen. Kristin K. French, the commander of Joint Sustainment Command " Afghanistan and the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), toured the facilities of the Salang Pass on July 27. The Salang Pass is a critical route which connects northern and southern Afghanistan and travels through the Hindu Kush Mountains. The Salang Pass includes a 1.6 mile tunnel which was built in 1964 by the Soviets and handles anywhere from an estimated 10,000 to 20,000 vehicles daily. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Behlin) (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Behlin) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Michael Behlin) VIEW ORIGINAL
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Several trucks carrying supplies wait to enter the Salang Tunnel in Afghanistan's Parwan province. The 1.6 mile tunnel was built in 1964 by the Soviets and handles anywhere from an estimated 10,000 to 20,000 vehicles daily. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Behlin)
6 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Several trucks carrying supplies wait to enter the Salang Tunnel in Afghanistan's Parwan province. The 1.6 mile tunnel was built in 1964 by the Soviets and handles anywhere from an estimated 10,000 to 20,000 vehicles daily. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Behlin) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Michael Behlin) VIEW ORIGINAL