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These are the 11,000 soldiers who might save Afghanistan – The Washington Post
Non Commissioned Officers of the Afghan National Army, recite the oath ceremony of the first term bridmals, July 15th, at the Gazi Military Training Center, Kabul, Afghanistan. Gazi Military Training Center was established February 2, 2010, by Turkish Armed Forces, Afghan National Army Training and Doctrine Command's, and NATO's Training Mission-Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Bradley Lail) (Released)

These are the 11,000 soldiers who might save Afghanistan – The Washington Post

Sgt. Jawed Hazara, with an elite Afghan army commando unit, chugged an energy drink, grabbed his M-4 assault rifle and hopped into the driver’s seat of a military pickup truck. The 24-year-old was directing a convoy of commandos on night patrol in the southern outskirts of Kabul.

“Now, we do my job,” Hazara said as he fumbled with his radio and sped off the base.

Source: These are the 11,000 soldiers who might save Afghanistan – The Washington Post