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Sens. Levin and Reed visit Task Force ‘Dragon’

4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division
Story by Sgt. Gene Arnold

PAKTIKA PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Jan. 8, 2013) – On Jan. 6, senators Carl Levin and Jack Reed, members of the Senate Armed Services Committee, sat down with the key leaders of the U.S. Army’s Task Force 4-1, the provincial government and Afghan National Security Forces of Paktika province, to discuss concerns and capabilities that could possibly affect the redeployment of troops by the end of 2014.

Levin and Reed also spoke to Task Force “Dragon’s” Afghan National Security Force partners about the first-hand concerns they foresee as they prepare to take control of former coalition force operating bases and combat outposts in the upcoming months.

Sen. Carl Levin, the Senate Armed Services Committee chairman (center), shakes the hand of Paktika provincial governor Mohilbullah Samim during his visit to the Task Force 4-1 headquarters building in Paktika province, Afghanistan, Jan. 6, 2013. Sens. Levin and Jack Reed sat down with key leaders of the provincial government and Afghan National Security Forces to discuss concerns and capabilities they foresee as they expand into once owned coalition force operating bases and outposts in the upcoming months. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Gene Arnold, Task Force 4-1 PAO)

Sen. Carl Levin, the Senate Armed Services Committee chairman (center), shakes the hand of Paktika provincial governor Mohilbullah Samim during his visit to the Task Force 4-1 headquarters building in Paktika province, Afghanistan, Jan. 6, 2013. Sens. Levin and Jack Reed sat down with key leaders of the provincial government and Afghan National Security Forces to discuss concerns and capabilities they foresee as they expand into once owned coalition force operating bases and outposts in the upcoming months. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Gene Arnold, Task Force 4-1 PAO)

Sen. Carl Levin, the Senate Armed Services Committee chairman (center), listens to the concerns of an Afghan National Army general during his visit to the Task Force 4-1 headquarters building in Paktika province, Afghanistan, Jan. 6, 2013. Sens. Levin and Jack Reed sat down with key leaders of the provincial government and Afghan National Security Forces to discuss concerns and capabilities they foresee as they expand into once owned coalition force operating bases and outposts in the upcoming months. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Gene Arnold, Task Force 4-1 PAO)

Sen. Carl Levin, the Senate Armed Services Committee chairman (center), listens to the concerns of an Afghan National Army general during his visit to the Task Force 4-1 headquarters building in Paktika province, Afghanistan, Jan. 6, 2013. Sens. Levin and Jack Reed sat down with key leaders of the provincial government and Afghan National Security Forces to discuss concerns and capabilities they foresee as they expand into once owned coalition force operating bases and outposts in the upcoming months. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Gene Arnold, Task Force 4-1 PAO)

 
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