Joint Readiness Training Center - Day 4
From left, Lt. Col. Jason Joose, commander of 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, a mock member of the Afghan National Army, and Lt. Col. Robert Smith, 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment commander, discuss security with a member of the Afghan Uniform Police during a mock meeting Sunday between U.S. and Afghan officials. The simulation is part of 2nd Brigade Combat Team training at the Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk, La., in preparation for deployment to Afghanistan this summer.
Posted: Monday, May 20, 2013 4:30 am
Updated: 11:15 pm, Mon May 20, 2013.
Posted on May 20, 2013
FORT POLK, La. — Leaders of the Afghan National Army and Afghan Uniform Police sat with U.S. military commanders as the two forces discussed security prior to provincial and district elections during a training scenario Sunday.
While the elections and the meeting aren’t real, the simulation allowed commanders to practice speaking with Afghan officials through an interpreter during 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division’s training at the Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk, La.
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Monday, May 20, 2013 4:30 am.
Updated: 11:15 pm.