Video: Strengthening Ties Through Operation Southern Strike 3
International Security Assistance Forces in the Spin Boldak district of Afghanistan completed Operation Southern Strike 3, September 1-9. U.S. forces with 5-20th Infantry Regiment, 502nd Military Intelligence Battalion, 569th Engineers, 426th Civil Affairs, as well as multiple Security Force Assistance Teams cleared villages with Afghan Border Police and removed several IEDs. They also met with village elders to discuss community concerns, and ABP passed out humanitarian aid. Soundbites from Lt. Col. Steven Soika, Maj. Asmatulla Safi. Produced by Staff Sgt. Katie Gray. Also available in high definition.