MD530 Instructor Pilot Working With Afghans

9/11/2017: The Afghan Air Force in Mazar-e-Sharif, Northern Afghanistan, has grown increasingly independent, launching on and completing missions on a daily basis using MD530 Helicopters and A29 Super Tucano jets. The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) announced on September 5 that it has issued a $1.38 billion contract to MD Helicopters…

Afghans, Marines conduct Operation Sangin United Horizons

06/07/2012: Marines and Afghan National Security Forces put continued pressure on the insurgency during Operation Sangin United Horizons, a battalion sized operation that took place May 17-20. Dog Company, 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, was responsible for finding and destroying weapons caches, improvised explosive devices and drug-producing facilities. The Marines…

Jobs for Afghans

07/17/2011: USACE helps small afghan businesses grow and compete against international companies-Air Force Staff Sgt Rebecca Goodwin tells us more. There is a sound bite from Lt. Col. Russ Dooley, Chief Contracting Afghan District North and Dr. Khad Legh, Environmental Engineer Omran Holding Company. Credit: Amercan Forces Network, Afghanistan: 07/05/2011