U.S. Forces Afghanistan

July 13, 2017

Brig. Gen. Robin L. Fontes, USA, has been assigned as commander, Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan, U.S. Forces-Afghanistan, Operation Freedom’s Sentinel, Afghanistan.

June 5, 2017

Brig. Gen. Christopher F. Bentley, USA, has been assigned as senior adviser to the Ministry of Defense, U.S. Forces-Afghanistan, Operation Freedom’s Sentinel, Afghanistan.

January 31, 2012

Elements of the 75th Ranger Regiment in Afghanistan are now using the Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) Rifleman Radio combined with the GD300 wearable computer. The radio enables intrasquad communications, and the GD300's Tactical Ground Reporting (TIGR) tactical app allows soldiers to share text messages, situation reports and other information.

June 10, 2011
By Beverly Schaeffer

Lt. Gen. John R. Allen, USMC, has been selected for appointment to the rank of general and assignment as commander, International Security Assistance Force/commander, U.S. Forces-Afghanistan.