Lt. Gen. Mark Milley
Lt. Gen. Mark Milley, commander of the International Security Assistance Force Joint Command, center, discusses a recent assault with the commander of the Afghanistan National Army 215th Corps, Maj. Gen. Sayeed Malook, left. Malook explains to Milley and U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Lee Miller, the commander of Regional Command-Southwest, right, how the Afghan National Army troops effectively tied indirect fire from mortars into their assault during a recent operation in Sangin, Wardak Province.
- By the Numbers
2,138 — American service members killed in Afghanistan
55 — Fort Hood soldiers killed in Afghanistan
7,000 — Estimated number of Fort Hood troops in Afghanistan
54,500 — Estimated number of American troops in Afghanistan
100 — Afghan security force members killed weekly
80 — Percentage of Afghan population living in secured areas
28 — Nations in the ISAF Joint Command
Posted: Sunday, September 29, 2013 4:30 am
Posted on Sep 29, 2013
Signs of a war winding down can be seen throughout Afghanistan.
The Afghan National Security Forces are taking the lead on patrols, allowing the shrinking number of American and NATO troops to take an “over-the-shoulder” advisory approach.
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