Sunday, June 11, 2017

Recent Videos about Afghanistan

"Afghanistan in Crisis: Where to Go From Here". New America hosts a 1 1//2 hour panel discussion on Afghanistan - moderated by Peter Bergen. Panel participants are John Dempsey of New America's International Security Program and Ioannis Koskinas of the Hoplite Group.

Countering IEDs with Helmand Bomb Squad. A video by OF-4 Una Sighvatsdottir of Resolute Support Headquarters provides an overview of counter IED training that the ANA 215th Corps is conducting in Helmand province. Watch the video here. (Video by RS HQs, 4 mins, March 11, 2017).

Learning to defeat Improvised Explosive Devices. Afghan National Army soldiers are attending training courses to learn how to diminish the threat of IEDs or improvised explosive devices.Watch a video of a course provided by Resolute Support advisors and trainers to the 215th Corps here. (Video by RS HQs, 1 min, May 17, 2017).

The Breadwinner - A Story of an Afghan Girl. A trailer has been released about a coming film by the movie actress Angelina Jolie. The movie trailer depicts some scenes of the movie - the story of a young Afghan girl who disguises herself as a boy to support her family. (Video posted by Tolo News, May 17, 2017).

Afghan Special Operations Forces training in Herat, Afghanistan. As part of the Winter Campaign in Afghanistan, members of the Afghan Special Operations Forces completed training at Camp Zafar, Herat. Watch a short video on the training. (RS HQs, May 1, 2017).

Advice for the Marines in Helmand, Afghanistan. The former commander of Task Force Forge provides some advice for the U.S. Marines deploying to Helmand province to standup Task Force Southwest in this Resolute Support HQs video. (30 April 2017, 1-min).

Supporting Rehabilitation for Afghan Prisoners. The Italian military is supporting the foundation of a rehabilitation program that teaches job skills to prisoners at the Parwan Detention Center. Italy donated sewing tools and textiles to the prison. Watch a short video on this topic. (RS HQs, 1 min, May 24, 2017).

Afghan Nationals on the Job Training. A video by Senior Airman Joshua Crowley of the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing provides an overview of training provided to Afghan Air Traffic Controllers (ATCs). Watch the video here. (Video by RS HQs, 2 mins, May 22, 2017).

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