Sunday, April 01, 2007

Camp Nathan Smith, Kandahar

Photo Source: DND
Captain Robert Wheeler, a Reservist with 2 Royal Newfoundland Regiment, hands a box of school supplies to a village elder in the town of Walakan, southwest of Kandahar City. Standing by is Sergeant John Sloan, a Reservist with1 Royal Newfoundland Regiment. Capt. Wheeler and Sgt. Sloan are Civil Military Co-operation (CIMIC) operators working at the Kandahar Provincial Reconstruction Team (KPRT) in Kandahar City, Afghanistan. They went to the village to check on the progress of the canal irrigation project.
The KPRT is an integral part of the Joint Task Force Afghanistan (JTF-AFG), which is Canada's military contribution to Afghanistan. Canadian operations will focus on working with Afghan authorities to improve security, governance and economic development.

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