U.S. Army Europe Commander visits troops in Afghanistan

November 30, 2011

By U.S. Army Europe Public Affairs

  • U.S. Army Europe Commander visits Afghanistan

    Lt. Gen. Mark P. Hertling, USAREUR Commanding General, speaks to deployed soldiers of the 172 Infantry Brigade, Blackhawks at Forward Operating Base Sharana, commending them for their actions and increased security achieved already in their first few months in the area.

  • U.S. Army Europe Commander visits Afghanistan

    Lt. Gen. Mark P. Herlting, shares a meal with USAREUR Soldiers deployed to Kandahar, Afghanistan.

  • U.S. Army Europe Commander visits Afghanistan

    Lt. Gen. Mark Hertling met with Afghanistan's Minister of Defense, Gen. (R) Wardak and the Chief of the Afghan National Army Gen. Karimi to discuss the current mission of USAREUR soldiers and our ISAF partners from Europe.

  • U.S. Army Europe Commander visits Afghanistan

    Lt. Gen. Mark Hertling with Maj. Gen. Ariton Ionita, Romanian Land Forces Commander and Zabul Provincial Governor Mohammad Ashraf Naseri (third from Right), spoke of the continued partnership with ISAF in order to continue to improve security in the region.

  • U.S. Army Europe Commander visits Afghanistan

    USAREUR CG, Lt. Gen. Mark Hertling, Romanian Land Forces Commander, Maj. Gen. Ariton Ionita, joined Romanian and US Soldiers on a visit to Qalat, Afghanistan, where they met with Afghan National Army commanders to discuss the current security operations and training assistance.

  • U.S. Army Europe Commander visits Afghanistan

    USAREUR CG, Lt. Gen. Mark Hertling, Romanian Land Forces Commander, Maj. Gen. Ariton Ionita, joined Romanian and US Soldiers on a visit to Qalat, Afghanistan, where they met with Afghan National Army commanders to discuss the current security operations and training assistance.

  • U.S. Army Europe Commander visits Afghanistan

    Lt. Gen. Mark Hertling with Romanian Land Forces Commander, MG Ariton Ionita, and the 172nd Commander Col. Edward Bohnemman discussed an ongoing operation while visiting FOB Sharana.

  • U.S. Army Europe Commander visits Afghanistan

    Romanian Forces conduct a Transition of Authority ceremony at FOB Apache in the Zabul Province, Afghanistan.

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