• October 24, 2016

Massive cleanup initiative creates space, recoups taxpayer’s money

These broken support systems for stretchers and other scrap materials and coalition forces equipment were part of the more than 1 million pound collection turned over to the Defense Reutilization and Management Office at the Todd Maritime Services International yard in Kabul, Afghanistan, in July and August of 2012. The materials were collected and sold to local contractors to save U.S. taxpayers money. The Deputy Command of Support Operations under NATO Training Mission Afghanistan leaders also hope that they showed a success story to their Afghan partners with this operation. NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan is a coalition of 38 troop-contributing nations charged with assisting the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in generating a capable and sustainable Afghan National Security Force ready to take lead of their country's security by 2014.


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Day 1: On the ground in South Korea with Ironhorse soldiers
Posted: February 25, 2016

After 20 hours of travel, by plane and bus, I finally made it to Camp Casey, South Korea with the remainder of Fort Hood’s 1st Brigade Combat Team soldiers. For the next several days, I will be following the mission and daily lives of Ironhorse troopers as they begin a nine-month rotation in the land of the morning calm.

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Day 2 in South Korea: Snowflakes and readiness
Posted: February 25, 2016

Our second day in South Korea began early. But it was not as early as for some.

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