An Afghan Commando seen in Shindand Military Base, Herat province. Afghanistan’s elite military forces – the Commandos and the Special Forces are one of the key elements in the Afghan and U.S. strategy to turn the grinding fight against the Taliban and other insurgents around. These pictures show the Commandos and Special Forces during training and in the field; also right before and after an operation in the restive western Afghan province of Farah.

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An Afghan Commando seen in Shindand Military Base, Herat province. Afghanistan’s elite military forces – the Commandos and the Special Forces are one of the key elements in the Afghan and U.S. strategy to turn the grinding fight against the Taliban and other insurgents around. These pictures show the Commandos and Special Forces during training and in the field; also right before and after an operation in the restive western Afghan province of Farah.
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Image ID: M964X3