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US commandos carry out thousands of operations in Afghanistan | Military Times
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US commandos carry out thousands of operations in Afghanistan | Military Times

American special operations forces have been busy over the last six months in Afghanistan, enabling or advising more than 2,000 ground operations in support of Afghan partner forces.

The figures were published in a semiannual report to Congress titled “Enhancing Security and Stability in Afghanistan.”

The report provides a small glimpse into the operations tempo of American commandos advising and embedding with elite Afghan forces as part of America’s counterterrorism mission in Afghanistan. And they highlight the strain and burden placed on a relatively small group of special operations forces deployed to the region.

The numbers provided in the report about kinetic missions of American and Afghan commando forces have not been disclosed in other versions of the semiannual report.

Source: US commandos carry out thousands of operations in Afghanistan | Military Times