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Marawara District Shura after Operation Strong Eagle II

 

Written by U.S. Army Spc. Albert L. Kelley 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division PatchKunar Province, Afghanistan – U.S. Army Maj. William Rockerfeller, the Battalion Operations Officer with 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Task Force No Slack, listens in during a district Shura at the conclusion of Operation Strong Eagle II in the Daridam village of eastern Afghanistan’s Kunar province July 19th.

During the Shura, provincial and district leaders encouraged villagers to return to their homes and discussed the best place to distribute human aid. Operation Strong Eagle II cleared insurgents from the nearby village of Chenar and extended the reach of the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. The operation took place in the Ghaki Valley and involved approximately 425 Coalition Forces.

(Photo by U.S. Army Spc. Albert L. Kelley, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

(Photo by U.S. Army Spc. Albert L. Kelley, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

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Village elders participate in a district Shura in the village of Daradam in eastern Afghanistan’s Kunar province immediately following Operation Strong Eagle II July 19th.  (Photo by U.S. Army Spc. Albert L. Kelley, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

Village elders participate in a district Shura in the village of Daradam in eastern Afghanistan’s Kunar province immediately following Operation Strong Eagle II July 19th. (Photo by U.S. Army Spc. Albert L. Kelley, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

Task Force No Slack provides security while a medical evacuation helicopter lands on the outskirts of the Daridam village in eastern Afghanistan’s Kunar province during Operation Strong Eagle II. (Photo by U.S. Army Spc. Albert L. Kelley, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

Task Force No Slack provides security while a medical evacuation helicopter lands on the outskirts of the Daridam village in eastern Afghanistan’s Kunar province during Operation Strong Eagle II. (Photo by U.S. Army Spc. Albert L. Kelley, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

 


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