Audio by Tech. Sgt. Adrienne Brammer
LEAD: A SECURITY FORCES AIRMAN’S PRIMARY DUTY IS BASE DEFENSE. A SPECIAL GROUP OF AIRMEN FROM THE KANDAHAR AIR WING ARE MAKING GREAT PROGRESS IN THE DEFENSE OF KANDAHAR AIR FIELD IN NEW WAYS. TECH SERGEANT ADRIENNE BRAMMER HAS MORE. SCRIPT: ELEVEN AIRMEN FROM THE SECURITY FORCES KANDAK WERE RECOGNIZED FOR ENSURING THE SAFETY OF KANDAHAR AIR FIELD. THESE AFGHAN AIRMEN HAVE BEEN CONDUCTING FOOT PATROLS AROUND THE BASE SINCE JANUARY, ALLOWING FOR BETTER COMMUNICATION BETWEEN THE VILLAGERS AND TROOPS. Capt Abdul Mobin Quick Reaction Force Commander “It means a lot to me, I’ll tell you quickly, that not only is it persuading us or encouraging us to do our job well and professionally, it makes us feel like what we do matters. People count on it.” (:22) THEY ARE THE FIRST AFGHAN AIR FORCE UNIT TO CONDUCT FORCE PROTECTION PATROLS, PAVING THE WAY FOR FUTURE OPERATIONS. KANDAHAR AIR FIELD COMMANDER, BRIGADIER GENERAL JEFFREY KENDALL, AWARDED COMMENDATION CERTIFICATES TO EACH AIRMAN FOR SUPPORTING THE INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ASSISTANCE FORCES. MG Abdul Razik Sherzai Kandahar Air Wing Commander “There is a military saying here; if you want to use a soldier, you have to recognize him, reward him. Because if you reward him, then you can better use him. So I thank General Kendall for recognizing those individuals in front of everyone. These are the people that have done outstanding work for both COMKAF and the Afghan Air Force Security Forces Kandak.” (:23) THE SECURITY FORCES KANDAK COMPLETED 15 JOINT PATROLS IN ORDER TO COMBAT THE THREAT OF INSURGENT ROCKET ATTACKS. TECH SERGEANT ADRIENNE BRAMMER, KANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN.