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Of combat and ambushes

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A few days ago my team conducted its first combat mission with the Afghan battalion we advise and support. This was a historic mission as it was the first time an Afghan battalion was working with the Romanians. The Romanians are part of NATO. We also had the Afghan police and U.S. police mentor team with us. We conducted cordon and searches with two elements, one moving north to south and the Romanians and one Afghan platoon blocking in the south. Usually intelligence drives operations, but in this case the Afghan HQ just wanted to do this mission, and they came along to watch.

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