2015 Feature Stories

Afghan leaders, international partners discuss ANDSF transparency, accountability

Afghan leaders, international partners discuss ANDSF transparency, accountability

3 Nov 2015
Representatives from a dozen donor nations joined Afghan leaders, international partners and Resolute Support personnel to review progress on transparency, accountability and affordability initiatives within the Afghan Security Institutions, as well as strategize the way forward in these critical areas.

ANDSF, Resolute Support: building environmental security

ANDSF, Resolute Support: building environmental security

27 Oct 2015
During an inaugural environmental workshop, more than 100 Afghan leaders joined Resolute Support personnel and international partners in developing a strengthened environmental security policy in Afghanistan.

Kapisa: registration for Afghan Local Police mobile money pilot program complete

Kapisa: registration for Afghan Local Police mobile money pilot program complete

31 Aug 2015
Just a few weeks after its roll out, the mobile money pilot program registration in Kapisa for Afghan Local Police is complete; bringing a safer, transparent payment process to the province—and plans to expand throughout Afghanistan.

Bagpipes announce the beginning of a new phase of UK involvement in the Resolute Support Mission

Bagpipes announce the beginning of a new phase of UK involvement in the Resolute Support Mission

25 Aug 2015
A little piece of history was made in Kabul recently as the sound of drums gave way to the sound of bagpipes.

International partners strategize funding for Afghanistan’s future

International partners strategize funding for Afghanistan’s future

12 Aug 2015
Military and government representatives from 10 donor nations met to strategize Afghan National Defense and Security Forces funding and review progress on current initiatives meant to strengthen the country’s security institutions. 

CSTC-A debuts monthly newsletter, 'DIVIDENDS'

CSTC-A debuts monthly newsletter, 'DIVIDENDS'

23 Jul 2015
July kicks off the inaugural issue of DIVIDEND$, the monthly update from CSTC-A on current fiscal accountability and transparency efforts in Afghanistan. Check it out!

CSTC-A Command Sgt. Maj. leads NCO run in Kabul

CSTC-A Command Sgt. Maj. leads NCO run in Kabul

21 Jul 2015
Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan (CSTC-A) Senior Enlisted Leader Command Sgt. Maj. Paul Biggs organized a group run for noncommissioned officers from the United States Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force at Resolute Support Headquarters July 20.

Georgian Army ends mission in Helmand

Georgian Army ends mission in Helmand

16 Jul 2015
Soldiers with the Republic of Georgia gathered for a ceremony marking their end of mission with Regional Command (Southwest) aboard Camp Leatherneck, Helmand province, Afghanistan, as they bid farewell to their coalition counterparts, July 15, 2014.

MoU expands safe, accessible payments to Afghan Local Police

MoU expands safe, accessible payments to Afghan Local Police

29 Jun 2015
Afghanistan’s government took a big leap toward 100 percent electronic funds transfer (EFT) capability for local police after a memorandum of understanding was signed with the Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan (CSTC-A) June 30, authorizing a mobile money pilot program.

U.S. military, local Afghan leaders celebrate education

U.S. military, local Afghan leaders celebrate education

27 Apr 2015
Task Force Solid Commander, Lt. Col. Zachary Miller, Parwan Provincial Governor Abdul Basir Salangi, and members from the Charikar community, gathered yesterday at the Charikar Girls High School to announce the winners of the Parwan High School Math Competition.

U.S. military, local Afghan leaders discuss security, successes

U.S. military, local Afghan leaders discuss security, successes

11 Apr 2015
A shura was held Wednesday to discuss local security in the Bagram District of Parwan Province and highlight recent successes of the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) in that area.

 

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