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News story about combat outpost (COP) Sangar’s construction during the first week of October 2011. The temporary COP is located in Laghman Province’s Sangar Valley. Afghan National Army Soldiers from the 1st Brigade, 201st Corps and US soldiers from Oklahoma’s 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team will man the post. Military leaders hope the new COP will discourage the placement of Improvised Explosive Devices in the area. Produced by Spc. Tanangachi Mfuni. Also available in High Definition.


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This work, Sangar Valley Gets New COP, by SGT Tanangachi Mfuni, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:10.8.2011

Date Posted:10.19.2011 7:03AM

Category:Package

Video ID:128060

VIRIN:111008-A-KD838-787

Filename:DOD_100263799

Length:00:02:02

Location:LAGHMAN PROVINCE, AFGlobe

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Afghan National Army soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 1st Brigade, 201st Corp, and US Oklahoma National Guard soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 179th Infantry, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team searched 13 villages in the valley.

Among the most important achievements of the mission were the many key leader engagements and affirming interactions coalition forces had with Sangar residents.

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