May 2011 Special Report: Afghanistan Operations 

 

May Special Report cover

 

 May AUSA News cover

 

 May 2011
AUSA News

Joint patrol

5/1/2011

Petraeus testifies coalition forces have momentum in Afghanistan

The Taliban’s momentum has been reversed in most areas of Afghanistan, but the progress achieved there is fragile and reversible, the commander of NATO and U.S. forces said before the Senate Armed Services Committee.

Soldier patrol in Afghanistan

5/1/2011

Karzai names 7 areas to begin transition to full security control

Afghan President Hamid Karzai announced recently the first seven areas of his country that will transition to full Afghan security control.

Clearing operation

5/1/2011

Coalition, Afghan forces step up search for explosives, weapons

Since January, Afghan and coalition forces have eliminated 825 potential improvised explosive devices, 200 indirect fire attacks and 11 suicide attacks.

5/1/2011

Operations successfully target insurgents

American and coalition forces had several successful operations against insurgents in Afghanistan in March.