ISAF Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, Jr., delivers Nawruz message

International Security Assistance Force HQ Public Affairs
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Date: 03.20.2013
Posted: 03.20.2013 08:43
News ID: 103786

KABUL, Afghanistan – Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, Jr., Commander of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) United States Forces-Afghanistan, will deliver New Year’s greetings to the people of Afghanistan in his first Nawruz message, March 21.

Based on the Afghan calendar, Nawruz marks the start of the year 1392 and is one of the most celebrated festivals in Afghanistan.
Transcripts and video of Gen. Dunford’s message are available in Dari, Pashto, and English on the ISAF website at

Broadcast media may access video of the message on the DVIDS website at