Wednesday, September 23, 2009

McChrystal's Afghan Report

"Failure to provide adequate resources ... risks a longer conflict, greater casualties, higher overall costs and, ultimately, a critical loss of political support," he wrote in the 66-page document. "Any of these risks, in turn, are likely to result in mission failure."

Read the unclassified version of LTG Stanley McChrystal's full Afghanistan report.

Monday, September 07, 2009

Civil Affairs

431st CA BNI'm currently attending the Civil Affairs Qualification Course at Ft. Bragg. Here's a little bit about what Civil Affairs does in a theater of operations -- Civil Affairs.

And here's a little bit about the history of Civil Affairs -- History of Civil Affairs.

This is my unit, the 431st Civil Affairs Battalion.