Building Up the Afghan Army

07/24/2012
07/24/2012: A look at Kabul’s Military Training Center, the site where thousands of Afghans learn to soldier.There are just under five hundred foreign trainers working on the site but soon they’ll be starting to draw down in numbers as the camp transitions over to Afghan control. Building Up the Afghan…

Afghan Police Give Lives Defending Kabul

10/03/2011
10/03/2011: Afghan National Police's response to the Sept. 13-14 attack in Kabul. Several Afghan policemen died while confronting the terrorists during the attack of Sept. 13-14 in Kabul. One ANP member, Abdul Same, held a suicide bomber to his own body in order to dampen the blast, losing his life…

The USMC and Crafting the Seabase Enterprise

09/18/2009
The USMC has become more of a land army as a consequence of the Iraq War. General Conway, the USMC Commandant, is worried the Corps is losing its expeditionary focus. Marine officers who have joined the USMC during the Iraq period are very likely NEVER to have been aboard ship.…