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Soldier retells battles in Watapur: Stress management clinic eases Soldier’s inner conflict

 

Written by U.S. Army Spc. Richard Daniels Jr.
Task Force Bastogne Public Affairs

BastogneFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionNangarhar Province, Afghanistan – Three knocks at my office door indicated he arrived. He entered the room as if most of the world was lifted from his shoulders. He told me he had just come from another visit at the combat stress clinic.

He sat down and explained he was ready to tell his story and tell why he encourages Soldiers seek help. He relaxed, settled back in his chair and said, “My name is Sgt. Kevin Garrison, and this is my story of 3rd Platoon, Company D, in Afghanistan.”

U.S. Army Sgt. Kevin Garrison, a squad leader assigned to 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, tells his story February 4th about his experiences in eastern Afghanistan’s Pech River Valley. (Photo by U.S. Army Spc. Richard Daniels Jr., Task Force Bastogne Public Affairs)

U.S. Army Sgt. Kevin Garrison, a squad leader assigned to 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, tells his story February 4th about his experiences in eastern Afghanistan’s Pech River Valley. (Photo by U.S. Army Spc. Richard Daniels Jr., Task Force Bastogne Public Affairs)

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Afghan, coalition forces conclude operations in eastern Pech Valley

 

Written by Task Force Bastogne Public Affairs Office

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionBastogneKunar Province, Afghanistan – Afghan National Security Forces and International Security Assistance Forces concluded clearing operations November 17th in the eastern Pech River Valley, Kunar Province.

The combined security force had moved into the Watapur Valley to search for militants and weapons caches November 14th.

Reports indicate that as many as 49 insurgents may have been killed during the security sweep of the area. «Read the rest of this article»

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Operations continue in the eastern Pech River Valley

 

Written by Task Force Bastogne Public Affairs Office

BastogneFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionKunar Province, Afghanistan – Afghan National Security Forces and Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, continued clearing operations in the eastern Pech River Valley, Kunar Province November 14th.

The combined force continued movement into the Watapur Valley clearing the region of insurgent fighters as well as searching for weapon caches. «Read the rest of this article»

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Security Forces begin clearing eastern Pech River Valley

 

Written by Task Force Bastogne Public Affairs Office

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionBastogneKunar Province, Afghanistan – Afghan National Security Forces and Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, conducted an air assault into the eastern Pech River Valley in continued pursuit of militant fighters in the Kunar Province November 12th.

Acting on information of Taliban activity and fighters in the area, the combined force moved into the Watapur Valley, clearing the region of insurgent fighters as well as searching for weapon caches. «Read the rest of this article»

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Coalition forces on patrol in Watapur

 

Written by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte
300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionKunar Province, Afghanistan – 1st Platoon, Company A, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Task Force Bulldog, provides security for his platoon outside the village of Angla Kala in eastern Afghanistan’s Kunar Province September 16th.

International Security Assistance Forces and Afghan National Security Forces often patrol the Watapur Valley area together to prevent insurgents from moving freely though the area and staging attacks.

U.S. Army Pfc. Dustin Wade of Mulberry, FL, a rifleman with 1st Platoon, Company A, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Task Force Bulldog, provides security for his platoon outside the village of Angla Kala in eastern Afghanistan’s Kunar Province Sept. 16th. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

U.S. Army Pfc. Dustin Wade of Mulberry, FL, a rifleman with 1st Platoon, Company A, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Task Force Bulldog, provides security for his platoon outside the village of Angla Kala in eastern Afghanistan’s Kunar Province Sept. 16th. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

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Afghan, international forces check mountaintop post

 

Written by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division PatchKunar Province, Afghanistan — Afghan National Police Observation Post Rocky commander Syed Wali shows U.S. Army Capt. Robert R. Reynolds of Huntsville, AL, and Afghan National Army Capt. Samad the layout of his mountaintop base during a visit July 19th.

Reynolds commands Company A, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, Task Force Bulldog, while Samad commands Weapons Company, 2nd Kandak; both units are based at nearby Combat Outpost Honaker-Miracle here.

The units went to evaluate the observation post for improvements and make plans for ANA troops to replace ANP personnel stationed there. The observation post, which overlooks the Pech River and Watapur Valleys, is considered strategically important for Afghan and International Security Assistance Forces.

KUNAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan - From right, Afghan National Police Observation Post Rocky commander Syed Wali, U.S. Army Capt. Robert R. Reynolds of Huntsville, AL, and Afghan National Army Capt. Samad. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

KUNAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan - From right, Afghan National Police Observation Post Rocky commander Syed Wali, U.S. Army Capt. Robert R. Reynolds of Huntsville, AL, and Afghan National Army Capt. Samad. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

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