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ANA takes control of Shindand security

ANA takes control of Shindand security

Sep 27, 2013 - 18:16

KABULinfo-icon (PANinfo-icon): Commandos from the 4th Special Operations Kandak assumed control of an Afghan Local Police (ALP) training site in the Shindand district of western Herat province on Friday, ISAFinfo-icon said.

Afghan National Army (ANA) Special Forces and US Special Operations members held a transfer-of-authority ceremony, which was attended by ISAF Commander General Joseph F. Dunford.

On the occasion, 4th Special Operations Kandak Commander Lt. Col. Saifullah Najribi said: “Our capabilities greatly exceed that of our enemies. All we need to do is wear our uniform with pride and a sense of patriotism.”

ISAF said its troops had conducted village stability operations to bring safety to remote and rural villages. The platforms played a vital role in ISAF’s counterinsurgency campaign, bringing the fight to militants.


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