Bagram airfieldbaf also known as bagram air base iata. Find the top 100 most popular items in amazon books best sellers. List of former united states air force installations. Created initially as a reserve officers training corps textbook, this second volume in a twovolume overview of the armys story covers the period from world war i to the early days of the wars in afghanistan and iraq.
See the instructions for more information administrators. Fob delaram, full name forward operating base delaram is a united states military installation located in afghanistan. This is a list of international security assistance force isaf installations in afghanistan used during the nato led war in afghanistan from 2001present. If this category name is unlikely to be entered on new pages, and all incoming links have been cleaned up, click here to delete. American training of afghan forces will wind down or even cease in the. Military bases in afghanistan navy, army, air force. Base in afghanistan as negotiators talk peace at least two civilians were killed and 73 others wounded in a car bombing and. The facility is currently being used as a navy installation.
Afghanistan has 4 international airports which is expected to increase to five by the. Video of stephen mcelroy who is an army sniper, leader, father and husband. Alphabetical list of all veteranscivilians featured in the experiencing war web site veterans history project of the library of congress. Chapman airfield was a former soviet airbase, it was named for nathan chapman the first us soldier killed in afghanistan in 2002. Afghanistan has a number of major and secondary airfields at which cargo flights could deliver some tens of thousand of metric tons of goods annually. Afghanistan has 4 international airports which is expected to increase to five by the end of 2014. I suppose it would interest those with an interest in history, particularly military history. Forward operating base rhino the exact location of forward operating base rhino was not officially disclosed by the us military. Deployments ended in 1979 as part of the drawdown of united states military forces in asia after the end of the vietnam war and the united states transfer of diplomatic relations from the.
Its a hotlydebated subject, and is throwing its hat in the ring with peoplemaven, a startup that creates lists of amazing people. It would also be a very useful read for anyone going to afghanistan not just with the military. Air forces central command has realigned aircraft, airmen and assets to kandahar airfield, afghanistan, to support increased airpower requirements of. David vine, associate professor of sociology at american university, is author of base. British photographer edmund clark reflects on the afghan war with a new. Military installations of the united states in afghanistan. Discover the best united states military veterans history in best sellers. The kabul international airport serves the population of kabul and the surrounding areas, mazare sharif international airport serves northern afghanistan, kandahar international airport serves the southern parts of the country and herat international airport serves the population of. The other major blind spot of this book is the failure to include any real information or data from the nations that host us bases abroad.
Included are airbases, forward operating bases, main operating bases, combat outposts, firebases, and patrol bases used by nato forces. Best sellers in united states military veterans history. List of isaf installations in afghanistan military wiki. Book award finalist, imperial life in the emerald city, tells the startling, behind thescenes story of the uss political and military misadventure in afghanistan. That said, the book itself is surely a pretty comprehensive account of the history from a military perspective of afghanistan.
He could have easily tapped into the german, korean, philippines, japanese, or panamanian government or other primary sources for their studies of what happens when the us military departs an area. The united states marine corps constructed when they needed a camp for their operations in that country. Taliban attack jalalabad air base taliban suicide fighters disguised as afghan soldiers have launched a dawn attack on a large united states military base. A powerful suicide bomb went off near a gate at bagram air base and was followed by gunfire. Suicide bomb explodes at largest us military base in afghanistan l.862 1013 789 642 432 620 1358 1365 965 646 678 1246 443 1067 809 1382 337 146 1026 1052 1322 1254 418 1196 899 662 998 747 144 1297 1293 763 1222 615 1310 990 1212 204 488