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Afghan Soldiers, Test Future

Soldiers as part of the Afghanistan National Army’s 8th Corps, 199th Recruit Battalion, made up of approximately 600 personnel, take their placement exams at the Regional Military Training Center. In a manner similar to how the U.S. military tests an applicant’s aptitude to place their skillsets with a military occupational specialty; the Afghan Army administers a similar test to assess a soldier’s ability to function in certain jobs. Pictured above, center, Habibula Tahir, 20, and a high school graduate, helps his fellow soldiers after the exam on how he solved the math problem. Depending upon their test results, approximately 300 soldiers will be sent to literacy school in order to improve their writing and math skills.



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This work, Afghan Soldiers, Test Future [Image 1 of 7], by LTC Stewart Upton, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:02.21.2013

Date Posted:02.24.2013 12:24

Photo ID:873130

VIRIN:130221-M-#####-239

Resolution:2448x3264

Size:2.68 MB

Location:CAMP SHORABAK, AFGlobe

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