Archive for the ‘Security in Afghanistan’ Category

Afghan K-9 program saves lives, improves security

According to a NATO news report, an impressive K-9 (canine) program which is being used to save the lives of Afghans has been built in Afghanistan’s Mine Detection and Dog Center (MDC) in Kabul. Improvised explosive devices (IED) and landmines are a major threat in Afghanistan, and so Afghan specialists have trained dogs to “search […]

September 3, 2010 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Security in Afghanistan

Video: Afghan Air Corps provide help to local Afghan citizens

The Afghan National Army Air Corp has performed their first-ever humanitarian assistance distribution mission with support from their Combined Air Power Transition Force mentors.

June 8, 2010 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Human Rights, Security in Afghanistan

Pay By Cell Phone Program Implemented To Reduce Corruption In Afghanistan

Currently, it is difficult for an Afghan National Police officer working in a remote or high risk part of  Afghanistan to receive his or her paycheck.  The payment process is very manual and this has led to corruption where police pay is being lost. To help resolve this issue, the Ministry of Interior and the […]

May 3, 2010 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Afghanistan's Economy, Reconstruction and Development, Security in Afghanistan

New School and Police Headquarters Opened In Herat Province

Earlier this week, Afghan and foreign officials opened a new school in Seyawashan village in Gozara district and a new police headquarters building for Herat’s 6th District. The school covers nearly 800 square-meters; it contains ten classrooms, and is equipped with all general services, including a multi-purpose sports field. The police headquarters is a 1,000 […]

April 7, 2010 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Education, Reconstruction and Development, Security in Afghanistan

A Successful Afghan Woman: General Khatool Mohammadzai

General Khatool Mohammadzai is Afghanistan’s first ever female paratrooper, and she is currently, the most senior female officer in the Afghan National Army. She has been in the Afghan Army for 26 years, and through out all these years, she’s made more than 500 parachute jumps. See video below about General Khatool Mohammadzai

April 7, 2010 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Security in Afghanistan, Women's Rights

Cornerstone laying ceremony for new Afghan Defense University held at Qarghah

Today, in Qarghah (Kabul province),  a cornerstone laying ceremony was held to officially establish the site of the soon to be built Afghan Defense University (ADU) headquarters, and the new site of the National Military Academy of Afghanistan, which is modeled after the well known U.S. Military Academy at West Point. The ADU will educate […]

April 6, 2010 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Reconstruction and Development, Security in Afghanistan

Afghan Police Force Development

There have been major developments in the training and development of Afghanistan’s police force. Today, in a ceremony at its headquarters, Afghanistan’s Minister of Interior, Mohammad Haneef Atmar, who is responsible for the Afghan police, announced the centralization and standardization of the Afghan National Police recruiting system. According to the Afghan and foreign officials who […]

March 31, 2010 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Reconstruction and Development, Security in Afghanistan, Women's Rights