Archive

Displaying 1 - 20 / 31 Search Results

1  |  2  |  >
Northern Alliance Rally in Memorial for Ahmed Shah Masood; Kabul Afghanistan, Sept 2015

Northern Alliance Rally in Memorial for Ahmed Shah Masood; Kabul Afghanistan, Sept 2015

Taken on 2015-09-09

Photos of a Northern Alliance rally memorializing Ahmed Shah Masood. Masood was a key commander during the Soviet-Afghan War and the subsequent Afghan Civil War, generally viewed as a national hero in Afghanistan today. He was assassinated days before the 9/11/2001 attack. The Northern Alliance played a key part in ousting the Taliban during the US-led coalition invasion of Afghanistan in 2001.

Source: Mirwais Afghan/Twitter

Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2015-12-09

U.S. Defense Secretary Carter talks with troops on Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Feb 2015

U.S. Defense Secretary Carter talks with troops on Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Feb 2015

Taken on 2015-02-22

'U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter talks with troops on Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Feb. 22, 2015. Carter answered a range of questions and thanked troops for their service.'

Source: United States DoD photo by Glenn Fawcett

Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2015-03-04

Victims of the Peshawar School Massacre - Memorial Photo, Pakistan, Jan 2015

Victims of the Peshawar School Massacre - Memorial Photo, Pakistan, Jan 2015

Taken on 2015-01-15

On 16 December 2014, 9 gunmen affiliated with the Tehrik-i-Taliban (TTP) conducted a terrorist attack on the Army Public School in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar. The militants, all of whom were foreign nationals, included one Chechen, three Arabs and two Afghans. They entered the school and opened fire on school staff and children, killing 145 people, including 132 schoolchildren, ranging between eight and eighteen years of age. The first image shows four teenagers wearing Army Public School uniforms while standing on the cricket pitch at the school. The first photo was taken before the attack. The second image shows the two friends who survived in a re-stage of the original image.

Source: Facebook/Talha Munir Paracha

Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2015-01-18

Security Footage Prior to Attack on Afghanistan Police HQ, Nov 2014

Security Footage Prior to Attack on Afghanistan Police HQ, Nov 2014

Taken on 2014-11-09

'CCTV shows a suicide bomber calmly walking through Kabul police HQ before the attack.'

Source: CCTV Footage via BBC

Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2014-12-11

Meeting with Ashraf Ghani, Kabul Afghanistan, October 2014

Meeting with Ashraf Ghani, Kabul Afghanistan, October 2014

Taken on 2014-10-03

KABUL, Afghanistan - U.S. Army Gen. John F. Campbell, commander, International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces-Afghanistan, met with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani during a meeting held Oct. 3, at the Presidential Palace in Kabul. Pres. Ghani discussed improving security ties not just in Afghanistan, but across the greater South Asia region.

Source: Richard D. Sherba/US Army

Uploaded by mfa1988 on 2014-10-06

US & ANA Troops Hike Through Paktia Mountains, Afghanistan, September 2014

US & ANA Troops Hike Through Paktia Mountains, Afghanistan, September 2014

Taken on 2014-09-20

U.S. Soldiers assigned to Bandit Troop, 1st Squadron, 3rd Cavalry Regiment and Afghan National Army soldiers hike up Pride Rock mountain in Paktia province, Afghanistan, to witness the re-enlistment of two U.S. Soldiers Sept. 20, 2014.

Source: (DoD photo by Spc. Steven Cope, U.S. Army/Released)

Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2014-09-25

US Special Forces Return Fire, Mizan Afghanistan, March 2014

US Special Forces Return Fire, Mizan Afghanistan, March 2014

Taken on 2014-03-18

An U.S. Special Forces soldier assigned to Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force-Afghanistan fires a Carl Gustav recoilless rifle system after receiving small-arms fire during a clearance of Denasaro Kelay village in Mizan district, Zabul province, Afghanistan on March 8, 2014. 3rd SOK, assisted by USSF soldiers, conducted the clearance to disrupt insurgent movement in the area.

Source: Sara Wakai/US Army

Uploaded by mfa1988 on 2014-10-06

American & Afghan Mechanized Convoy

American & Afghan Mechanized Convoy

Taken on 2014-03-07

'A U.S. Special Forces Operational team lines up Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicles for refueling in Shah Wali Kot district, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, March 7, 2014. The USSF assisted the Afghan National Army Special Forces in creating an insurgent free zone for the newly established Afghan Local Police checkpoints. (U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Dacotah Lane/Not released)'

Source: USASOC News Service/Flickr

Uploaded by SATest on 2014-06-10

Afghan Security Forces Stand Guard After Deadly Attack on Red Cross, Jalalabad, May 2013

Afghan Security Forces Stand Guard After Deadly Attack on Red Cross, Jalalabad, May 2013

Taken on 2013-05-29

Militants attacked a Red Cross office in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad Wednesday, setting off a gun battle that left a security guard dead. An Interior Ministry spokesman says seven staff members working for the International Committee of the Red Cross were rescued during the attack. The Red Cross says one staff member was wounded.

Source: VOA

Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2015-02-02

Afghan Police Deployment After Taliban Attack on Red Cross, Jalalabad, May 2013

Afghan Police Deployment After Taliban Attack on Red Cross, Jalalabad, May 2013

Taken on 2013-05-29

Militants attacked a Red Cross office in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad Wednesday, setting off a gun battle that left a security guard dead. An Interior Ministry spokesman says seven staff members working for the International Committee of the Red Cross were rescued during the attack. The Red Cross says one staff member was wounded.

Source: VOA

Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2015-02-02

The Way Ahead

The Way Ahead

Taken on 2012-11-04

A member of an elite bomb detection team clears a road in Sangin, Helmand. They have defused more then 70 IEDs in recent months, but with only a handful of military teams trained to do so, many worry that Afghan army casualties will mount when NATO forces leave.

Source: Al Jazeera English

Uploaded by mfa1988 on 2014-03-12

The IED Threat

The IED Threat

Taken on 2012-11-04

The bomb disposal team of the Afghan Army 215 Corps neutralizes an IED in Sangin, Helmand. With IEDs the largest threat in Afghanistan, the few teams that have been trained are being relied heavily on to keep the roads safe for troops and civilians.

Source: Al Jazeera English

Uploaded by mfa1988 on 2014-03-12

Airlifting the Wounded

Airlifting the Wounded

Taken on 2012-11-03

Shot in the leg during a patrol, medics carry an Afghan soldier to an awaiting US helicopter. Without their own hospitals and proper air support, Afghan army leaders have expressed concerns over high casualty numbers once NATO forces leave.

Source: Al Jazeera Enlighs

Uploaded by mfa1988 on 2014-03-12

Into the Fray

Into the Fray

Taken on 2012-11-03

Soldiers from the 2nd Brigade, 215th Corps respond to a Taliban attack from the valley below Combat Outpost Nolay in Sangin, Helmand province. Since moving to the remote base in Afghanistan, they have been involved in almost daily skirmishes.

Source: Al Jazeera English

Uploaded by mfa1988 on 2014-03-12

The Hunt for Insurgents

The Hunt for Insurgents

Taken on 2012-11-03

Soldiers from the 2nd brigade, 215th corps scan for Taliban fighters that are shooting from the Helmand river valley below. Hiding among the local population in Sangin, Helmand, it has been difficult for the Army to target the attackers. Since large numbers of US marines began pulling out of the volatile area, the Taliban is said to have retaken some areas.

Source: Al Jazeera English

Uploaded by mfa1988 on 2014-03-12

Taliban On the Doorstep

Taliban On the Doorstep

Taken on 2012-11-03

Afghan soldiers from 215 Corps take aim at Taliban insurgents. Since taking over Combat Outpost Nolay in Helmand, Afghanistan from US Marines, Afghan troops have come under daily attack.

Source: Al Jazeera English

Uploaded by mfa1988 on 2014-03-12

Boots on the Ground

Boots on the Ground

Taken on 2012-11-01

The Afghan military has made progress in turning out more quality foot soldiers - now numbering 195,000. But with a desertion rate of 24%, and with major problems of corruption and a lack of a steady supply chain, many question whether the military can hold the ground beyond the US and NATO withdrawal in 2014.

Source: Al Jazeera English

Uploaded by mfa1988 on 2014-03-12

Afghan Security at an Opium Destruction Event, 2012

Afghan Security at an Opium Destruction Event, 2012

Taken on 2012-10-14

During the drug burn, CNPA officials destroyed approximately 25 tons of narcotics and precursor chemicals. The CNPA and other Afghan law enforcement agencies had seized the narcotics, including opium and hashish, in Kabul province over the past nine months. The drug burn highlighted the success of recent Afghan government interdiction efforts.

Source: US State Department

Uploaded by SATest on 2013-11-17

Former Taliban Fighters Give Peace a Chance

Former Taliban Fighters Give Peace a Chance

Taken on 2012-05-28

Former Taliban fighters line up to handover their Rifles to the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan during a reintegration ceremony at the provincial governor’s compound.

Source: ISAF

Uploaded by SATest on 2013-11-06

Leveling the Ground

Leveling the Ground

Taken on 2012-02-10

Soldiers building a strong-point to support security in Zharay district, Kandahar province, Afghanistan.

Source: US Army

Uploaded by mfa1988 on 2014-01-03

1  |  2  |  >