TAAC – East

Mission
Area of Responsibility
Contributing Nations
Major Units Assigned
Contact Information


Mission

TAAC - East, in full partnership with the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and joint, interagency, intergovernmental, and multinational organizations (JIIM), conducts security force assistance to enable the Afghan National Security Forces to protect the Afghan people; neutralize insurgent networks; and deny safe havens for transnational terrorists; and, concurrently support GIRoA institutions as they continue to develop legitimate, credible, and enduring governance and sustainable economic growth.


Area of Responsibility

TAAC - East includes the provinces of Bamyan, Ghazni, Kapisa, Khost, Kunar, Laghman, Logar, Nangarhar, Nuristan, Paktika, Paktiya, Panjshayr, Parwan and Wardak.  It covers 46,000 square miles, approximately the size of Virginia, and shares a portion of the border with Pakistan. Currently, more than 9,000 Coalition Forces and 82,000 ANSF are operating in the command’s area of responsibility.


Contributing Nations

U.S., Poland, Czech Republic, UK, Jordan, New Zealand, Korea, Ukraine, Canada


Major Units Assigned

159th Combat Aviation Brigade Mission - The 159th CAB provides multi-functional aviation support to TAAC (E) and TAAC (N) in support of Operation Enduring Freedom to facilitate unified land operations intended to secure the population, neutralize the insurgency and increase ANSF capabilities. 
3d Cavalry Regiment - TAAC-SE advises and assists the security forces South of Kabul to secure elections and establish an enduring security environment
• 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) - TAAC-NE advises and assists the security forces North of Kabul to secure elections and establish an enduring security environment.

Contact Information

BagramMediaCenter@afghan.swa.army.mil
Roshan: +93 079-906-3013

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*Information current as of 27 JUL 2014

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