06 Jul '12, 10am

Afghan Army step up in the fight against IEDs: Afghan National Army warriors are taking the lead role in the bat...

The Taliban's weapon of choice throughout the campaign in Helmand province has been the improvised explosive device. Claiming scores of lives and responsible for countless injuries, the lethal bombs have been the scourge of UK Armed Forces personnel. While British forces have developed an impressive arsenal of vehicles, kit and ground techniques to counter this threat, the roadside risk could pose a significant problem for the Afghan National Army (ANA) as they move towards transition in 2014. With ISAF troops withdrawing from the country, it is the homegrown forces that will be charged with rendering these devices safe in as little as 18 months' time. But instead of shirking the responsibility, Afghan warriors have actively embraced the challenge to create their very own counter-IED capability. Recruits learn the tricks of the trade during a 22-week training programme in ...

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U.S. troops find, destroy more Afghan IEDs

U.S. troops find, destroy more Afghan IEDs

militarytimes.com 06 Jul '12, 5pm

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mod.uk 05 Jul '12, 12pm

This rebalancing has resulted in the reduction of 23 units from across the Army. This will be achieved through either the ...

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army.mod.uk 06 Jul '12, 9am

Army 2020 sets out plans for transformation of the Force The Army of 2020 will be an adaptable and integrated structure th...

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armedforces.co.uk 05 Jul '12, 8am

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Man in Afghan uniform wounds five soldiers

militarytimes.com 04 Jul '12, 7pm

http://www.militarytimes.com/news/2012/07/ap-afghan-man-in-uniform-attacks-070412/ Man in Afghan uniform wounds five soldi...

Army to reduce by 23 Regular units in creation ...

army.mod.uk 05 Jul '12, 11am

Army 2020 announcement confirms Army to be reduced by 23 units The Army is to be reduced by 23 Regular units since the Str...

McChrystal says it's time to bring back the dra...

stripes.com 06 Jul '12, 11pm

Retired Army Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal Courtesy of the Defense Department WASHINGTON — Gen. Stanley McChrystal, the forme...

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stripes.com 06 Jul '12, 8pm

Retired Army Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal Courtesy of the Defense Department WASHINGTON — Gen. Stanley McChrystal, the forme...

Military News- Alternate Afghan supply route ta...

militarytimes.com 30 Jun '12, 5pm

http://www.militarytimes.com/news/2012/06/military-afghanistan-tab-alternate-supply-route-063012d/ Alternate Afghan supply...

Army Cpl. Jeremy L. Stacey - KIA 07/05/07 #USAr...

militarytimes.com 06 Jul '12, 1am

Died July 5, 2007 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 23, of Bismarck, Ark.; assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalr...

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marinecorpstimes.com 06 Jul '12, 1pm

http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/news/2012/07/ap-military-us-courts-uzbekistan-afghanistan-drawdown-nears-070612/ U.S. cour...

Army Spc. Ryan J. Montgomery - KIA 07/03/05 #US...

militarytimes.com 03 Jul '12, 11pm

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Alternate Afghan supply route tab: $2.1 billion

navytimes.com 30 Jun '12, 5pm

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Donors to pledge $16 billion in Afghan aid: TOK...

navytimes.com 07 Jul '12, 7pm

http://www.navytimes.com/news/2012/07/ap-afghanistan-donors-pledge-16-billion-aid-070712/ Donors to pledge $16 billion in ...