Tag Archives: General David H. Petraeus

Contractor’s Crusade to Improve Troops’ Communication

In addition to learning how to shoot and  pilot a helicopter, one military contractor is teaching U.S. troops headed for Afghanistan a skill that might be overlooked in the heat of battle – but is no less important for success: how to have a simple conversation. The Washington Post reported …

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Petraeus: Afghan Forces in Place, Primed for Success

The infrastructure to train the Afghan security forces is in place, and surge forces have arrived and are conducting operations, according to Army Gen. David H. Petraeus. “We have more than tripled the number of U.S. forces on the ground, NATO nations have contributed more forces as well and non-NATO …

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