Boots on the Ground: An Inside Look at Afghanistan
- Categories: Lectures
- Event posted: Jan. 27, 2011
- Last updated: Sept. 16, 2014
- Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011, 3 p.m.
- Dole Institute of Politics, KU campus, Lawrence
- Age limit: Not available
Featuring just returned members of the 10th Mountain Division, who have been involved in training the Afghan military and police. Members of this unit were the first in the US Army to deploy to Afghanistan in support of President Obama’s decision to surge forces. They were also the first US Army unit specifically directed to support the NATO Training Mission of training and fielding the Afghan National Security Force.