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06 December 2012 Military News

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  • OIF/OEF/OND Casualty Update 06 Dec 2012 [PDF]
  • Afghan soldiers take lead in IED defeat Army News 06 Dec 2012 -- At Camp Parsa, Afghanistan, an Afghan National Army-led, six-week counter improvised explosive device course is currently on track to churn out more than 40 new, highly trained Afghan soldiers who are motivated to combat IEDs. The training gives Afghan troops another capability necessary to sustain unilateral operations and provide security for Afghanistan.
  • Most Afghan Refugees Want to Remain in Pakistan VOA 06 Dec 2012 -- More than 1.6 million Afghan refugees registered in Pakistan are due to be repatriated by the end of the year. With just three weeks to go, however, a recent United Nations survey found that roughly 80 percent have no intention of returning to Afghanistan.
  • Combined Force Arrests Taliban Leader AFPS 06 Dec 2012 -- An Afghan and coalition security force arrested a Taliban leader who was responsible for acquiring and distributing weapons and explosives to insurgents during an operation in the Dahanah-ye Ghori district of Afghanistan's Baghlan province today, military officials reported.
  • Afghan Intelligence Chief Wounded In Bombing RFE/RL 06 Dec 2012 -- The head of Afghanistan's intelligence service has been wounded in a bomb attack in Kabul.

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