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Task Force No Slack Continues Clearing the Ghaki Valley

 

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

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division PatchKunar Province, Afghanistan – U.S. and Afghan National Security Force members cleared the village of Chenar from Taliban control during Operation Strong Eagle II, July 19th.

The objective of the operation was to clear Chenar of insurgents, deny them safe haven and extend the reach of Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and development into the Ghaki valley.

The Ghaki Valley, which is in eastern Afghanistan’s Kunar province, had become a place where insurgents could not be touched said Capt. Joseph L. Holliday, of New York, NY, the battalion intelligence officer with 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Task Force No Slack stationed at Fort Campbell, KY.

U.S. Army Capt. Thomas Whitfield, of Fort Campbell, KY, the company commander of Company B, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Task Force No Slack, reviews tactical details of Operation Strong Eagle II with Afghan National Security Forces commanders at Forward Operating Base Joyce, July 18th. Capt. Whitfield's company was the lead element during the operation. The goal of the operation was to clear insurgents from the village of Chenar, deny them safe haven and extend the reach of reach of Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. The operation took place in the Ghaki Valley in eastern Afghanistan's Kunar province and involved approximately 425 Coalition Forces. (Photo by U.S. Army Spc. Albert L. Kelley, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

U.S. Army Capt. Thomas Whitfield, of Fort Campbell, KY, the company commander of Company B, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Task Force No Slack, reviews tactical details of Operation Strong Eagle II with Afghan National Security Forces commanders at Forward Operating Base Joyce, July 18th. Capt. Whitfield's company was the lead element during the operation. The goal of the operation was to clear insurgents from the village of Chenar, deny them safe haven and extend the reach of reach of Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. The operation took place in the Ghaki Valley in eastern Afghanistan's Kunar province and involved approximately 425 Coalition Forces. (Photo by U.S. Army Spc. Albert L. Kelley, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

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