A week-long joint training exercise between United States Marines and the Korean Air Force recently came to an end, culminating with a large-scale simulation focusing on vehicle searches, room clearing, and riot control. Cpl. Jacquelyn White reports from Yuchon Air Force Base, Republic of Korea.
The Legion Academy conducts training for the 6th Kandak Afghan National Army and the Maiwand Afghan National Police. Task Force Legion Soldiers teach combined combat skills, foster partnering relationships, conduct joint patrols and work to improve security in Maiwand.
For the past 4 years this district of Nad Ali was under the control of the Taliban, then a month ago Afghan and ISAF forces launched a joint operation to push the insurgents out and regain a hold of the area.