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ISAF Commander visits British troops in Afghanistan

August 30, 2011

The Commander of NATO’s International Security Assistance Force (COMISAF), General John Allen, visited British troops working in Task Force Helmand last week.

General Allen talks to soldiers

General Allen talks to soldiers from 1st Battalion The Rifles during a visit to Combined Force Nahr-e Saraj (South). Picture: Crown Copyright/MOD 2011

General Allen was given a tour of two districts which are under the control of British forces by the Deputy Commander of Task Force Helmand, Colonel Andrew Jackson.

He spent time at Forward Operating Base Shawqat in Nad ‘Ali (South) and was given an operational update from the Commanding Officer of Combined Force Nad ‘Ali (South), Lieutenant Colonel Oliver Lee Royal Marines, on the progress that has been made during the course of Operation HERRICK 14.

Continues at: mod.uk – ISAF Commander visits British troops in Afghanistan

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  1. Claudio Alpaca permalink
    August 30, 2011 19:47

    The visit of general Allen is an honor and a cordiality.
    He has done directives and operational updates, indoubtly, but also have boost morale of British Forces.
    We thanks General Allen for his visit and that this visit represent.
    claudio alpaca

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