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101st Airborne Division’s 3rd Brigade Combat Team Rakkasans and Afghan Uniformed Police deliver aid to Khowst village

Posted By News Staff On Saturday, December 29, 2012 @ 6:00 am In News | No Comments

Written by 1st Lt. John Zaehringer
3rd Special Troops Battalion Unit Public Affairs

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionRakkasan

Khowst Province, Afghanistan – Soldiers from Second Platoon, Company A, 3rd Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team “Rakkasans,” 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), move down the road to their vehicles after conducting a key leader engagement with Afghan Uniformed Police at a checkpoint near Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan, December 10th, 2012.

Soldiers from Second Platoon, Company A, 3rd Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team “Rakkasans,” 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), move down the road to their vehicles after conducting a key leader engagement with Afghan Uniformed Police at a checkpoint near Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan, Dec. 10, 2012. They were meeting with a company commander of the AUP before distributing humanitarian aid at a village within the Khowst district. (U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. John Zaehringer, 3rd STB Unit Public Affairs Representative) [1]

Soldiers from Second Platoon, Company A, 3rd Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team “Rakkasans,” 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), move down the road to their vehicles after conducting a key leader engagement with Afghan Uniformed Police at a checkpoint near Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan, Dec. 10, 2012. They were meeting with a company commander of the AUP before distributing humanitarian aid at a village within the Khowst district. (U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. John Zaehringer, 3rd STB Unit Public Affairs Representative)

They were meeting with a company commander of the AUP before distributing humanitarian aid at a village within the Khowst district.

Soldiers visited the village to speak with the village elder and assist the Afghan Uniformed Police in distributing school supplies for the local school children in order to build relations between the village and the AUP.

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