Monday, February 17, 2014

Coast Guard Assists in Afghan Retrograde Mission

A small element of the U.S. Coast Guard is assisting in the retrograde mission - moving equipment, material and supplies out of Afghanistan back to the United States or other staging areas. One small element of the Coast Guard can be found at Camp Marmal in Regional Command North. The U.S. Coast Guard Redeployment Assistance and Inspection Detachment or RAID is in Mazar-e-Sharif. They are responsible for assisting U.S. military personnel in properly packing containers for shipping from the war zone. Read more in "US Coast Guard takes on Afghan retrograde mission", Stars and Stripes, February 14, 2014.

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