Ninety Special Operations soldiers graduated from the National Mission Brigade’s advanced special operations training course during a ceremony at the Kabul Military Training Center, Kabul, Afghanistan, Jan. 9, 2018. Lt. Gen. Mohammad Sharif Yaftali, Chief of General Staff for the Afghanistan National Defense and Security Forces, and Maj. Gen. Bishmillah Waziri, Commander of the Afghan National Army Special Operations Command officiated the ceremony.
The 90 graduates will employ their skills immediately, joining their assigned Special Operation Kandaks (Battalions). The NMB Kandaks are capable of deploying anywhere in Afghanistan in response to a crisis or Afghan security priorities.
“It is a proud day for the Afghan,” Waziri said during his remarks to the graduates.