VPR’s Steve Zind talks with VT Guard 1st Sgt. Eric Duncan of Northfield, an officer at a joint combat outpost in Paktya province in Afghanistan, about working with civilians in the midst of an active insurgency.
Vermont Army Guard Sergeant Anita Austin of St. Albans is among those
spending her deployment at Camp Phoenix in Kabul, Afghanistan. She explains her job overseeing ammunition for 11 military bases around Kabul.
Vermont soldiers at one camp in Kabul, Afghanistan, provide medical care for fellow soldiers at a Troop Medical Clinic. As VPR’s Steve Zind reports, it’s basically a combination doctor’s office and emergency room.
An important part of the U.S. government plan to withdraw forces from
Afghanistan depends on the Afghan National Police, or ANP. VPR’s Steve Zind talked with Vermont soldiers that are part of the rebuilding team.