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    Freedom Watch Afghanistan

    Video | AFN Afghanistan

    About

    Features headlines about service members serving in Afghanistan. Produced by American Forces Network Afghanistan.



    Episodes


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan Episode: #307

      This edition features stories on Afghans taking the lead in Wardack Province and FOB Gamberi. Marines conduct a live fire range, The Rapid Equipping Force turns ideas into solutions, A National Guard unit provides support from above and cooks build Morale. SSG Lyndsey Prax, PV2 Christina McKenzie, SSG Daniel Sullivan, SGT Christopher Tobey, SSG Haley Zimmerman, SGT Rodney Roldan, SGT Joe De La Pena

      09/24/2014


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan: Episode #306

      This edition features stories on Retrograde operations in Kandahar and Bagram, Marines provide fires support to the ANA, DLA sells White Goods to Afghan businesses, Afghan Hands provides logistic support to the ANA and a military working dog team trains for IED detection and US troops hand over another base in the Sangin district to the ANA. SFC John Fries, PFC Christina McKenzie, SGT Rodney Roldan, SGT Christopher Tobey, SGT Chiquita Pena, SSG Christy Dispennette, SGT David Ogden.

      07/31/2014


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan: Episode #305

      This edition features stories on an Afghan foot patrol, a new drainage tunnel and power generation plant in Bagram, a mine clearing unit, transfer of a US base to the Afghan Army and a special reunion for two Navy Sailors. Also available in high definition.

      06/30/2014


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan: Episode #304

      This edition features stories about a NATO mass casualty exercise, a new Afghan courthouse, Afghan National Army training, Marine aerial reconnaissance missions, theater response training, and a new airport hotel in Kandahar.

      06/01/2014


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan: Episode #303

      This edition features stories about the Sergeant Major of the Army, presence patrols, Afghan battlefield training, Afghan National Police and a medevac crew receiving recognition. Also available in high definition

      05/01/2014


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan: Episode #302

      This edition features stories on a sewer treatment plant, extraction training, B-Hut removal, Afghan National Army training and Marines receiving an award.

      04/01/2014


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - July 10

      This edition features stories on a new Afghan army EOD team completing a training course and a Afghan run border check point. Also available in high definition

      07/10/2012


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Aug. 10

      This edition features a story about how during the month of Ramazan, Muslims from all over the world take this time to reflect on their lives and their faith. Marine Sgt. Todd Crowell met an Imam who helps Muslims at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, when no one else can. Soundbite Includes Abdul Kaisken - Linguis/Imam. Produced by Sgt. Todd Crowell and hosted by Airman 1st Class Marshall Hunsaker.

      08/08/2011


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - July 10

      Defense Secretary Leon Panetta just visited service members at Camp Dwyer, Afghanistan. Sgt. Andrew Milner was there as he made the trip particularly special for two Marines. Includes sound bites from Staff Sgt. Shawn Vernon, Purple Heart recipient from Fort Worth, Texas and Cpl. Brian Digley from Southlake, Texas.

      07/10/2011


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - June 22

      In his fourth battlefield circulation, Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James Roy showed his appreciation for Airmen deployed to Kyrgystan, Afghanistan and South West Asia. During his week long visit, Chief Roy visited several forward operating bases and camps. Chief Roy spoke with Air Force Sgt. Joshua Peargin about his trip to the AOR.

      06/22/2011


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - June 17

      Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 267 has been at Camp Bastion, Afghanistan for about a month now. They run constant operations, but as Sgt. Andrew Milner discovered, this can’t be maintained without continual maintenance of their UH1-Y(Yankee) Venoms, or super Hueys, and their AH-1 Cobras.

      06/17/2011


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Dec. 7

      This edition features stories about U.S. service members working to preserve history and improve media capabilities in Paktika Province and Soldiers working at the Post Office on Bagram Air Field doing their best to play Santa to the troops and get presents and parcels arriving on time. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Jessica King.

      12/07/2010


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Oct. 20

      This edition features stories about Afghan and coalition forces detaining several suspected insurgents throughout Northern and Eastern Afghanistan, and U.S. Soldiers conducting Counterinsurgency operations and forging relationships. Hosted by Petty Officer 1st Class Dustin Diaz.

      10/20/2010


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Sep 21

      This edition features stories about members of the Haqqani network being killed or captured during an operation by Afghan and coalition forces, and helicopters flying slingload missions to deliver essentials to remote forward bases. Produced by Petty Officer 1st Class Dustin Diaz

      09/21/2010


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Feb. 10

      This edition features a story on the UH-1Y "Yankee" helicopter and it's improved capabilities for Marines in the close air support mission in Afghanistan. Produced by Senior Master Sgt. Keith Baxter.

      02/10/2010


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Jan. 15

      This edition features a story on the handing over of close air support in Southern Afghanistan to the Maryland Air National Guard. Produced by Senior Master Sgt. Keith Baxter.

      01/15/2010


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Jan. 1

      This edition features a story about Children from local schools visiting an Afghan Air Force hangar. Produced by Staff Sgt. Craig Rader. Afghanistan

      01/01/2010


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Dec. 11

      This edition features a story on the medical facilities at FOB Wolverine and some upgrades that will improve their capabilities. Hosted by Sgt Wyatt Harper. Aghanistan

      12/11/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Oct. 13

      Afghanistan - This edition features a story about the retirement of the UH-1 November (Huey).

      10/13/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Sep. 10

      This edition features a story on Canadian police officers bringing a boxing match to the service members at Kandahar Air field in Afghanistan.

      09/10/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - April 10

      This edition features stories on U.S. Soldiers and Afghan soldiers disposing home made explosives and NBA and WNBA players playing a basketball game with service members in Afghanistan. Hosted by Senior Airman Jamie Ciciora

      04/10/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - April 9

      This edition features stories on the groundbreaking ceremony for a new road construction project in the Panjshir province and motor transport Marines in southern Afghanistan discussing the dangers of their mission. Hosted by Senior Airman Jaime Ciciora.

      04/09/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - April 8

      This edition features stories about the U.S. military building a new barracks with mud, and the medical evacuation team at Bagram Air Field. Hosted by Senior Airman Jaime Ciciora.

      04/08/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - April 7

      This edition features stories on Soldiers searching a weapons compound and drug lab and Marines training a Afghan police force. Hosted by Senior Airman Jaime Ciciora

      04/07/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - April 6

      This edition features stories about U.S. Soldiers meeting with Afghan officials to discuss plans for improving life in the area, and Airmen that cross train to support their mission. Hosted by Senior Airman Jaime Ciciora.

      04/06/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - April 3

      This edition features stories on Afghan and coalition forces killing insurgents in a successful mission near a recently-discovered bomb factory, a band composed of Airmen from Manas Air Base perform for children in a nearby town, a humanitarian aid mission providing clothing and supplies to Afghan civilians. Hosted by Senior Airman Jaime Ciciora.

      04/03/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - April 2

      This edition features stories on a improvised explosive device robot operator and a burn clinic in Farwah which has treated a young infant multiple times for burns suffered in a cooking accident.

      04/02/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - April 1

      This edition features stories on Afghan and coalition forces killing insurgents barricaded within a compound, constructing an Afghan military facility in the Farah province and Soldiers learning new skills to apply in their current mission. Hosted by Senior Airman Jaime Ciciora.

      04/01/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - March 31

      This edition features stories on Afghan security forces kill a senior al-Qqida leader, a civil is killed by ISAF forces after they suspected he was a suicide bomber, a Massachusetts firefighter donates an ambulance to an Afghan community. Hosted by Sen. Airman Jaime Ciciora.

      03/31/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - March 30

      This edition features stories on medical training and an Afghan hospital for the Afghan national police. Hosted by Senior Airman Jaime Ciciora.

      03/30/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - March 27

      This edition features stories on coalition and Afghan forces killing ten insurgents and detained 11 other during operations, training Afghan doctors and nurses as well as improving conditions for Afghan service members and their families in their military hospitals and stopping weapons smuggling.

      03/27/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - March 26

      This edition features stories on the arrest of taliban commanders and other militants, engineers who build guard towers along with bases and checkpoint and how aware they are for threats and Afghan national army training on key life saving tactics taught by the 10th Mountain Division. Hosted by Senior Airman Jaime Ciciora.

      03/26/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - March 25

      This edition features stories on an Afghan national who was killed in an escalation of force, a provincial reconstruction team who dedicates a library, expansion of Bagram Airfield, mortar Soldiers who use their weapons to keep the pressure on the enemy. Hosted by Senior Airman Jaime Ciciora.

      03/25/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - March 24

      This edition features stories about Soldiers and Afghan National Police manning vehicle checkpoints, and Soldiers working with the Afghan National Army performing patrols outside of the wire. Hosted by Senior Airman Jaime Ciciora.

      03/24/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - March 23

      This edition features stories about coalition and Afghan forces performing joint operations, a rocket attack on Kandahar and Operation "Remove the Enemy" in the Jarez Valley. Hosted by Senior Airman Jaime Ciciora

      03/23/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – March 20

      This edition features stories on U.S. forces in Afghanistan conducting a road construction project and mentoring the Afghan National Army, how Marine Team Smasher keeps a major road clear of roadside bombs and a U.S. Aid team helping farmers in Laghman province to harvest and market their crops. Hosted by Senior Airman Jaime Ciciora.

      03/20/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – March 19

      This edition features stories on Afghan and International security forces capturing suspected insurgents and a weapons cache and a Marine regiment maintaining safety along dangerous supply routes. Hosted by Senior Airman Jaime Ciciora.

      03/19/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - March 18

      This edition features stories on the killing of seven taliban militants and the detaining of three others during an operation to stop a bomb making cell, route 1 in Afghanistan which is the only paved road in the country. Hosted by Senior Airman Jaime Ciciora.

      03/18/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - March 17

      This edition features stories on Marines who bring supplies to an Afghan village and U.S. forces who are providing medical aid to an Afghan hospital. Hosted by Senior Airman Jaime Cicora.

      03/17/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - March 16

      This edition features stories about Lt. Gen. North visiting Airmen in Mannas AB, and the Gardez Provincial Reconstruction Team extending an olive branch to local Afghans in an effort to build trust that they will support and protect them from enemy fighters. Produced by Senior Airman Jaime Ciciora.

      03/16/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - March 13

      This edition features stories on teaching Afghan farmers new techniques, training the Afghan national army mortar team and the Navy Night Prowler maintainers who make the night missions possible. Hosted by Tech Sgt. Jaime Ciciora.

      03/13/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – March 12

      This edition features stories on Afghan and coalition forces detaining suspected bomb makers in eastern Afghanistan, Afghan National Army soldiers completing a combat casualty care training course, logistics maintenance Soldiers at Camp Marmal keeping vehicles operational for military personnel to continue their work and how a Soldier relieves stress through skateboarding in his down time. Hosted by Senior Airman Jaime Ciciora.

      03/12/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – March 11

      This edition features stories on Afghan and coalition forces capturing suspected al-Qaida operatives in eastern Afghanistan, security forces Airmen protecting resources the flightline at Bagram Airfield and how a Marine that writes and sings music to occupy his down time during deployment. Hosted by Senior Airman Jaime Ciciora.

      03/11/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - March 10

      This edition features stories on coalition forces detaining insurgents, Afghan forces come together to combat threats to the country and a transfer of authority ceremony . Hosted by Cpl. Kimberly Crawford.

      03/10/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - March 9

      This edition features stories on U.S. and Coalition forces apprehending and killing enemy forces, a request for increased helicopter support to combat improvised explosive device attacks, and a story about service members in Iraq supporting President Obama's decision to increase Troops in Afghanistan. Produced by Cpl. Kimberly Crawford.

      03/09/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – March 6

      This edition features stories on coalition forces detaining suspected militants during operations in Kapisa province, provincial leaders visiting an isolated village in hopes of combating taliban influence and maintenance crews keeping Air Force aircraft in working order at Manas Air Base, Kyrgyzstan. Hosted by Cpl. Kimberly Crawford.

      03/06/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - March 5

      This edition features stories about a Vehicle Borne Improvised Explosive Device detonating outside of an entry control point at Bagram Air Field, A unit providing security to the Provincial Reconstruction Team at Forward Operating Base Gardez, and a Morale Welfare and Recreation facility built and staffed by volunteer Soldiers Hosted by Cpl. Kimberly Crawford.

      03/05/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Mar. 4

      This edition features the Chief of the Natural Guard Bureau who visited the troops and the breaking of a flight record of 10,000 hours in less than six months flown in Afghanistan. Produced by Kimberly Crawford.

      03/04/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Mar. 3

      This edition features stories about medical professionals from a host of countries, providing care to local Afghans, a graduation ceromony at the Kabul Military Training Center, and the Rapid Equipping Force, who provide forward deployed Soldiers with equipment and technology. Hosted by Cpl. Kimberly Crawford.

      03/03/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Mar. 2

      This edition features a story about a Marine convoy facing treacherous weather. Hosted by Senior Airman Jaime Ciciora.

      03/02/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Feb. 27

      This edition features stories on Tae-Bo creator, Billy Blanks, teaching a workout class at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan and troops celebrating Black History Month. Hosted by Cpl. Kimberly Crawford.

      02/27/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Feb. 26

      This edition features stories on engineers with the help of the Afghan national army who destroyed over 60 munitions, the opening of a mental health clinic at Bagram Airfield, the class a Chief Master Sgt. at Manas Airbase who teaches the four dimensions of wellness in the Air Force. Hosted by Cpl. Kimberly Crawford.

      02/26/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Feb. 25

      This edition features stories on President Obama ordering Marines to be sent to Afghanistan this coming spring, the commander of U.S. Air Forces Central Command, Lt. Gen. North, visiting Airmen and discussing upcoming changes and Airmen participating in a specialized exercise class at Bagram Airfield. Hosted by Cpl. Kimberly Crawford.

      02/25/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Feb. 24

      This edition features stories on an International Security Assistance Forces patrol being ambushed by insurgent forces, Afghan government and civilian leaders attending a conference with coalition and joint security forces about how to best proceed in rebuilding the security and economy of the region and an embedded training team mentoring the Afghan National Army on logistical operations and running of their supply facility in Kabul. Hosted by Cpl. Kimberly Crawford.

      02/24/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Feb. 23

      This edition features stories on U.S. House speaker Nancy Pelosi visit the troops to meet with senior leaders to understand their mission during the Presidents Day recess, service members maintaining helicopters, fighter and cargo planes to get them ready for their next flight and coalition forces and Afghan national police killing three militants while searching an insurgent compound. Hosted by Cpl. Kimberly Crawford.

      02/23/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Feb. 20

      This edition features stories on the killing of 16 insurgents including three taliban commanders, the search of a weapons compound which also killed insurgents and protected the local villagers, the Afghan national army military police unit training and a father and son who deployed together and work with security forces. Hosted by Cpl. Kimberly Crawford.

      02/20/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Feb. 19

      This edition features stories on the release of hostages held by the taliban after the militants tried to break a vehicle checkpoint, the testing of water by International security assistance force soldiers and commercial internet service at Forward Operating Base Lightning. Hosted by Cpl. Kimberly Crawford.

      02/19/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Feb. 18

      This edition features stories on Afghan Soldiers who detained insurgents, two brothers who are deployed together and Afghan locals who are hired for construction jobs for coalition forces. Hosted by Cpl. Kimberly Crawford.

      02/18/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Feb. 16

      This edition features stories on Sgt. Norman Howell who is part of a Marine Embedded Training Team (ETT) supporting Afghan soldiers and Iraqi security forces continuing to take more control of their security operations, rebuilding critical areas of the community and graduating from an Iraqi police training academy. Hosted Sen. Airman Jaime Ciciora.

      02/17/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Feb. 13

      This edition features stories on the Afghan National Army's 205th Hero Corps and the International Security Assistance Force improving security north of Laskar Gah, medics volunteering their skills at a civilian Afghan clinic and Afghan National Army soldiers receiving HUMVEE vehicle training. Hosted by Cpl. Kimberly Crawford.

      02/13/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Feb. 12

      This edition features stories on attacks on civilians in Kabul, driving safety through Kabul and aid for the Afghan people with the help of the Afghan national army. Hosted by Cpl. Kimberly Crawford.

      02/12/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Feb. 11

      This edition features stories on a new healthcare facility that will help civilians in Nangahar province, Afghanistan, Danish troops establishing relationships with Afghan civilians through presence patrols and a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Afghan International Bank on Bagram Airfield. Hosted by Cpl. Kimberly Crawford.

      02/11/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Feb. 10

      This edition features stories on a new recreation facility that helps service members and provides work for local Afghans, Afghan National Police members training with coaltion forces on life-saving techniques and replacing tents with solid structure living quarters for troops. Hosted by Cpl. Kimberly Crawford.

      02/10/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Feb. 6

      This edition features stories on the recovery of a C-17 after a hard landing at Bagram Airfield, relieving logistics of having to multi task supplies by not having to both buy and move all supplies, humanitarian aid care packages for the local Afghan people put together by Airmen at Bagram. Hosted by Senior Airman Jaime Ciciora.

      02/06/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Feb. 5

      This edition features stories on humanitarian aid during a rewards program, arming and training the Afghan national army with their new M-16's and astronauts visiting Manas Air Base. Hosted by Senior Airman Jaime Ciciora.

      02/05/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Feb. 4

      This edition features stories on an operation to apprehend suspects in the recent suicide vehicle bombing near Camp Eggers, a Marine embedded training team conducts a presence patrol with Afghan National Army soldiers and Army Corps of Engineers drilling for water sources in Kabul. Hosted by Senior Airman Jaime Ciciora.

      02/04/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Feb. 3

      This edition features stories on a suicide bomber detonated himself in an Afghan national security facility and Afghans gathering in a local village to receive supplies from the provincial reconstruction team. Hosted by Sen. Airman Jaime Ciciora.

      02/03/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Feb. 2

      This edition features stories about Afghanistan Troops watching the Superbowl, a Chicago company that supplied service members with pizzas for the game, Soldiers at FOB Tillman preparing for the game and honoring Pat Tillman, and a story about the Pat Tillman Center/USO in Bagram Airfield. Hosted by Senior Airman Jaime Ciciora.

      02/02/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Jan. 30

      This edition features stories on International Security Assistance Force Soldiers providing medical assistance and transporting wounded Afghans after an explosion, locals in Kapisa province receiving medical attention from combat medics and the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers constructing a road near Kabul International Airport, Afghanistan. Hosted by Senior Airman Jaime Ciciora.

      01/30/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Jan. 29

      This edition features stories on British Marines conducting operations with Afghan National Army soldiers in the Sangin Valley of Afghanistan, an Army Corps of Engineers contractor in charge of a road construction project and an Airman checking pilot flight masks to ensure they are intact and safe. Hosted by Senior Airman Jaime Ciciora.

      01/29/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Jan. 28

      This edition features stories on an operation to apprehend suspects in the recent suicide vehicle bombing near Camp Eggers, a Marine embedded training team conducts a presence patrol with Afghan National Army soldiers and Army Corps of Engineers drilling for water sources in Kabul. Hosted by Senior Airman Jaime Ciciora.

      01/28/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Jan. 27

      This edition features stories on a new batch of Afghan cadets graduate from a university to become officers, 3rd Brigade, 10th Mountain Division are deployed to a remote location and Airmen using a combative training program to relieve stress and exercise. Hosted by Sen. Airman Jamie Ciciora.

      01/27/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Jan. 26

      This edition features stories about Air Force Security Forces training Afghan security guards on search procedures and Soldiers fielding the newest version of the UH-60 Blackhawk, Hosted by Senior Airman Jaime Ciciora.

      01/26/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Jan. 23

      This edition features a story on coalition forces engaging militants in combat in the Zabul province, a Marine embedded training team providing medical attention to Afghan civilians and a Soldier participating in a CrossFit physical training program. Hosted by Sgt. Brian Buckwalter.

      01/23/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Jan. 22

      This edition features stories on the killing of armed militants across Afghanistan, the visit by the Kyrgyzstan Congress of Women to Manas Air Base and military working dogs getting battle ready. Hosted by Sgt. Brian Buckwalter.

      01/22/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Jan. 21

      This edition features a story on how the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday was celebrated at Bagram Airfield. Hosted by Sgt. Brian Buckwalter.

      01/21/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Jan. 19

      This edition features stories about an explosion in Kabul, security operations at Khyber Pass at the Afghan-Pakistan border and the gate closure of Torkham Gate in response to militant activity. Hosted by Senior Airman Jamie Cicioria.

      01/19/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Jan. 16

      This edition features stories on lives lost in an Afghan National Army helicopter crash, Army medics training on important lifesaving techniques and service members giving humanitarian aid to women in Zabul province, Afghanistan. Hosted by Senior Airman Gina Mulder.

      01/16/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Jan. 15

      This edition features stories on French mountaineers patrolling and protecting Afghanistan, the Farah Provincial Reconstruction Team completing a public library and an Air Force cook being creative in his food preparation techniques. Hosted by Senior Airman Jaime Ciciora.

      01/15/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Jan. 14

      This edition features stories about a community coping with the aftermath of a vehicle borne improvised explosive device and a Provincial Reconstruction Team program devised to supply local residents with drinkable water. Hosted by Senior Airman Jaime Ciciora.

      01/14/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Jan. 12

      This edition features stories about Vice President-Elect, Jodeph Biden's visit to Afghanistan, Afghan National Police and coalition forces detaining eight suspected militants and Army and Marine embedded training teams learning how to call for close air support. Hosted by Sgt. Brian Buckwalter.

      01/12/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Jan. 9

      This edition features stories on a recent suicide bombing attack of a bazaar, suspected militants detained in the Khost and Kandahar provinces and Afghan troops receiving training on infantry tactics. Hosted by Sgt. Brian Buckwalter.

      01/09/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Jan. 8

      This edition features stories on coalition and Afghan commandos who killed 38 militants, Soldiers who are bringing essential care to the Afghan people and two Soldiers who are making music at Bagram. Hosted by Jaime Cicora.

      01/08/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Jan. 7

      This edition features stories on the key role provincial reconstruction team will be making in rebuilding important facilities and service members helping Afghan journalists find the right news story. Hosted by Senior Airman Jamie Ciciora.

      01/07/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Jan. 5

      This edition features stories on over 1300 Afghan women who are registered widows in the Kapisa and Parwan Provinces receiving supplies for the winter, local Afghans working with coalition forces to build a bridge connecting to Afghan provinces so they will be able to receive supplies and health care and photos from the field. Hosted by Sen. Airman Jaime Ciciora.

      01/05/2009


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Dec. 31

      This edition features stories on coalition forces who engaged militants, an orphanage that helps the children of Afghanistan. Hosted by Sgt. Brian Buckwalter.

      12/31/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Dec. 30

      This edition features stories on Gen. David McKiernan responding to a suicide bombing that killed 14 children, Soldiers escorting local Afghan nationals and construct communication lines in the area and a mobile P-X that provides service members in remote locations an opportunity to receive supplies and comforts from home. Hosted by Sgt. Brian Buckwalter.

      12/30/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Dec. 29

      This edition features stories about a vehicle borne improvised explosive device (vbied) exploding at a checkpoint, Maj. Gen. Schlosser, Commander of Combined Joint Task Force 101, paying a visit to troops on Christmas day, Soldiers receiving Christmas care packages from church members that want to improve the Soldier's morale, and shots of Soldiers celebrating Christmas. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Jeff St. Sauveur.

      12/29/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Dec. 24

      This edition features stories on a USO tour in Afghanistan with the Sgt. Maj. of the Army and various celebrities, the killing of eight taliban fighter in separate incidents and the abundance of holiday mail at Bagram Airfield and how it is handled. Hosted by Senior Airman Jaime Ciciora.

      12/24/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Dec. 23

      This edition features a stories on the significance of the new and improved Chinook aircraft and the important work of Bagram's pharmacist. Hosted by Senior Airman Jaime Ciciora.

      12/23/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Dec. 22

      This edition features stories on Gen. Casey visiting Soldiers in Afghanistan and U.S. service members and Afghan national army members helping to treat a Soldier in need. Hosted by Senior Airman Jaime Ciciora.

      12/22/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Dec. 19

      This edition features stories on a visit by Admiral Mullen to Afghanistan during the USO Tour and preparing mobile electronic gaming systems (MEGS) to troops in far reaching Forward Operating Bases. Hosted by Senior Airman Jaime Ciciora.

      12/19/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Dec. 18

      This edition features stories on the USO entertaining troops in Afghanistan and a chaplain’s office sending packages of important hygiene items to forward operating bases. Hosted by Senior Airman Jaime Ciciora.

      12/18/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Dec. 17

      This edition features stories on Afghan army commandos capturing militants, an Airman repairing heavy HUMVEE doors in Jalalabad and coalition forces providing health care to Afghan civilians. Hosted by Sgt. Brian Buckwalter.

      12/17/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Dec. 16

      This edition features stories about a region that is thriving after being freed from taliban rule and a Muslim holiday being celebrated by local Afghans ans U.S. servicemembers and civilians. Hosted By Senior Airman Jamie Ciciora.

      12/16/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Dec. 15

      This edition is dedicated to President Bush's final trip to Afghanistan to visit the Troops. Hosted by Tech Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      12/15/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Dec. 12

      This edition features stories on a visit by Secretary of Defense Gates, medics assisting a Zabul province with necessary medicine and supplies including clean water and food as well as teaching women to become proper midwives. Hosted by Sgt. Brian Buckwalter.

      12/12/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Dec. 11

      This edition features stories on coalition forces, including Singapore and New Zealand troops, building schools and giving school supplies to children to foster trust between civilians and military and training Afghan dentists. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      12/11/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan- Dec. 10

      This edition features stories on a company that is clearing unexploded ordnance from land in Afghanistan, a provincial reconstruction team developing a nutrient-rich food supplement to help Afghans. Hosted by Sgt. Brian Buckwalter.

      12/10/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Dec. 9

      This edition features stories about coallition forces capturing and detaining a militant, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles being used in the war on terror and U.S. Soldiers teaching Afghan National Poliice and soldiers self- aid and buddy care. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      12/09/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Dec. 8

      This edition features stories on a group of Chaplains traveling to the Troops to provide religous services to service members in remote areas, for the holiday season, and a U.S. Provincial Reconstruction Team that is helping local Afghan citizens in Nangahar province. Hosted by Sgt. Brian Buckwalter.

      12/08/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Dec. 5

      This edition features stories on a surgeon's last day before redeploying home and map reading classes for Afghan officers. Hosted by Tech Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      12/05/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Dec. 4

      This edition features stories about FOB Salerno's health clinic providing free healthcare to local Afghans, and an Air Force Chaplain who initiated a humanitariian aid drive to help the surrounding community. Hosted by Sgt. Brian Buckwalter.

      12/04/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Dec. 3

      This edition features stories on the awarding of a Silver Star to a father and son, Apache Crew Chiefs, holiday portraits by a civilian volunteer at Bagram Air Field. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Michael McCool.

      12/03/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Dec. 2

      This edition features stories on coalition forces capturing six militants, FOB Salerno's operating room patients and a Provincial Reconstruction Team providing veterinary care to a tribe in Afghanistan. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      12/02/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan- Dec. 1

      This edition features stories on coalition forces who have killed militants, disrupted terror networks, Maj.Gen. Cone addresses troops on the Thanksgiving holiday and several troops send their holiday greetings. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Nathan Huffhines.

      12/01/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Nov. 26

      This edition features stories on an Air Force crew chief applying his knowledge of car mechanics to his work on unmanned aerial vehicles and roads being paved on Forward Operating Base Salerno to reduce the amount of dust in the air. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      11/26/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Nov. 25

      This edition features stories on a weapons crew re-arming an A-10 aircraft and Afghan National Police learning how to read a military map. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Nathan Huffhines.

      11/25/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Nov. 24

      This edition features stories on Air Force Pararescuemen and a basketball tournament to boost Soldier morale. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Michael McCool.

      11/24/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Nov. 21

      This edition features stories on a pilot who provides close air support for troops on the ground and Airmen mentoring hospital personnel to bring the hospital up to the standards of medical care in the Western world. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      11/21/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Nov. 20

      This edition features stories on a recycling water plant and vehicle maintenance. Hosted by Tech Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      11/20/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Nov. 19

      This edition features a story on unmanned aerial vehicles and their importance in the military. Hosted by Senior Airman Gina Mulde.

      11/19/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Nov. 18

      This edition features stories on Afghan and Coalition Forces confromting and killing 38 armed militants, U.S. Soldiers assesing the care given at a burn center, and dogs used to find explosives. Hosted by Tech Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      11/18/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Nov. 17

      This edition features stories on Afghan medical students learning life saving techniques from coalition forces to raise their standards of health care, the opening a new green energy wind farm at Afghan government center and Coalition Forces setting up medical facilities in a remote area of Afghanistan to provide care for the local population. Hosted by Tech Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      11/17/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Nov. 14

      This edition features stories on Afghan and coalition forces capturing an enemy explosives expert, Afghan military police recruits graduating from training, Afghan and coalition security forces helping orphaned boys in order to keep them from being targeted as al-Qaida recruits. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      11/14/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Nov. 13

      This edition features stories on an Afghan National Army police unit undergoing physical training led by American Soldiers and Afghan security forces learning emergency first aid. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      11/13/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Nov. 12

      This edition features stories on enlisted service members naturalizing as U.S. citizens on Veterans Day, photos from the field and Capt. Munoz working as a doctors assistant treating injured service members. Hosted by A1C Gina Mulder.

      11/12/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Nov. 11

      This edition features stories on Afghan soldiers receiving map reading classes to navigate patrols, Photos From the Field and Soldiers conducting vehicle maintenance. Hosted by Tech Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      11/11/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Nov. 10

      This edition features stories about Coalition Forces conducting an investigation on claims of civilian casualties from a battle on November 3, a Troop Medical Clinic that is prepared to meet the challenges of being in the field, despite having a small staff, and a military working dog receiving a root canal. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      11/10/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Nov. 7

      This edition features stories on a visit by Gen. Petraeus to Bagram Airfield, a dental care course provided by the U.S.Public Health Service and a Provincial Reconstruction Team for Afghans across the country and Airmen at Manas Airbase who helped winterize a school. Hosted by Tech Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      11/07/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Nov. 6

      This edition features stories on French soldiers training to maintain rifle proficiency and emersion training for new Afghan National Police recruits. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      11/06/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Nov. 5

      This edition features stories on Afghan police officers accused of aiding taliban militants, coalition soldiers providing medical aid in the Kapisa province after medical facilities were destroyed by taliban militants and the Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force helping Afghans prepare for upcoming cold weather. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      11/05/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Nov. 4

      This edition features stories on Coalition Forces discovering a drug cache, and two military clinics that provides emergency care for local Afghans. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      11/04/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Nov. 3

      This edition features stories on an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle crash, Coalition Forces killing 19 militants and detaining 3, a memorial run in honor of an Airman killed by an Improvised Explosive Device, and Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicles (MRAP) coming to the 455th AEW. Hosted by Tech Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      11/03/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Oct. 31

      This edition features stories on the care provided at a first aid station at FOB Kalagush and the opening of the first AAFES store at International Security Assistance Force Headquarters. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      10/31/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Oct. 30

      This edition features stories on the U.S. supporting the Afghan government during their reconciliation with insurgents, a provincial reconstruction team giving medical treatments to residents of a remote location and Singaporian soldiers overseeing the construction and organization of a regional health training center. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      10/30/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Oct. 29

      This edition features stories on combined coalition and Afghan forces engaging militants during two operations in districts in Afghanistan, Marines working as an embedded training team with Afghan National Army soldiers at FOB Kalagush and how service members receive emergency dental care while deployed. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      10/29/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan- Oct. 28

      This edition features stories on service members who were safely extracted from a downed helicopter, Afghan children receiving school assistance and U.S. service members who are training Afghan medics. Hosted by Tech Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      10/28/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Oct. 27

      This edition features stories on the way flexibility helps the Air Force to accomplish their mission, and a New Zeland chef who cooks for over one hundred forty Soldiers. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      10/27/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Oct. 24

      This edition features stories on school improvements and the donation of supplies to a school in Kabul and a Quick Reaction Force who respond to roadside bombs. Hosted by Tech Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      10/24/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Oct. 23

      This edition features stories on Pakistan's improved security efforts, the completion of a school that has a female contractor, new Kiwi soldiers arrive in Afghanistan and perform their ancient ritual of Haka with the outgoing soldiers. Hosted by Tech Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      10/23/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Oct. 22

      This edition features stories on an aircraft accident at Bagram Airfield, a Provincial Reconstruction Team organizing medical checkups for Afghanistan citizens, and an Afghan and American medic teaming up to help people in a village. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      10/22/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Oct 21

      This edition features stories on a new road system built by coalition forces and Afghan engineers, a visit from the Army's Chief of Staff Gen. George Casey to Afghanistan at Bagram Air Field and Soldiers transporting a Humvee via a Shanook helicopter. Hosted by Tech Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      10/21/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Oct. 20

      This edition features stories on an Individual Ready Reserve Soldier that was called back to service, and Warrant Officer Elliot Johnson, a food service auditor. Hosted by Tech Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      10/20/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Oct. 17

      This edition features stories on graduation day for Afghan soldiers at the Kabul Military Training Center and how the Afghan National Police and Afghan National Army are helping civilians through a food for work program. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      10/17/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Oct. 16

      This edition features stories on the capturing of three suspects inside a bomb-making cell by International Security Assistance Forces (ISAF) and Afghan forces, Bagram's Red Cross efforts, safeguarding contracts with the Defense Contracting Management Agency. Hosted by Tech Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      10/16/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Oct. 15

      This edition features stories on how a women’s and family park is helping support the local citizens, how to correctly relay emergency messages to service members deployed downrange and the final game of the soccer competition, the Chamkani Games 2008. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      10/15/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Oct. 14

      This edition features stories on an F-15 aircraft avionics specialist, photos from the field, and a key leader engagement meeting. Hosted by Tech Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      10/14/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Oct. 10

      This edition features stories on the varied and creative uses of shipping containers after shipments are received in them and how the soccer competition, the Chankani Games 2008, is building morale and fostering good relations between Afghan civilians. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      10/10/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Oct. 9

      This edition features stories on the secretary of Defense asking Southern European countries for more troops in Afghanistan, earthquake assistance by Manas Airbase personnel and a tour of the Camp Phoenix Armament Shop. Hosted by Tech Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      10/09/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Oct. 8

      This edition features stories on an ambush that was defeated by Afghan and coaliton forces, the arrest of a known Taliban leader, Afghan units learning English through classes and the Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force providing air drop missions. Hosted by Tech Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      10/08/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Oct. 7

      This edition features Stories on the NATO Defense conference, new recruits in the Afghan army receive new training to be combat ready and a barbershop gives Marines a place to relax and get a haircut. Hosted by Tech Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      10/07/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Oct. 6

      This edition features stories on Afghan basic military training, Marines providing army high mobility engineer excavator to assist Soldiers and contractors in hostile environments, and Civil Affairs Marines in Southern Afghanistan working with the local community to improve security and rebuild the area. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      10/06/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Oct. 3

      This edition features stories on the significant duty of Chaplain Furner and Soldiers troubleshooting a weapon to find out its malfunction.

      10/03/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Oct. 2

      This edition features stories on the Afghan National Army learning how to repair vehicle and the daily routine of Marines in southern Afghanistan. Hosted by Tech Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      10/02/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Oct. 1

      This edition features stories on service members providing health care to local Aghans, a U.S. Army Soldier who provides medical training to Afghans and service members and new MPAP's vehicles arrive to protect troops on patrol. Hosted by Sgt. Jeremy Ross.

      10/01/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Sept. 30

      This edition features stories on Coalition Forces installing a hydroelectric turbine in remote areas of Afghanistan, Marines building relationships with the children of Afghanistan, and an Operating Room Tech, who is committed to helping anyone that needs his help, no matter who they are. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      09/30/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Sep. 29

      This edition features stories about progress in the Nangarhar Province, Marines installing an 81mm mortar system, and a Trace Adkins USO concert. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      09/29/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Sept. 26

      This edition features stories on current projects of the Farah Provincial Reconstruction Team, Marines mentoring Afghan police officers. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      09/26/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Sept. 25

      This edition features stories on the crash of an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), bomb loaders at Bagram Airfield and civil engineering reconstruction. Hosted by Tech Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      09/25/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Sept. 24

      This edition features stories on current and upcoming plans to send additional troops to Afghanistan early next year, the grand opening of a coffeehouse and Marines relinquishing responsibility of the Garmsir District in the Helmand province. Hosted by Sgt. Jeremy Ross.

      09/24/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Sept. 23

      This edition features stories on troops at Bagram Air Field practicing for an upcoming biathlon raising funds for multiple sclerosis research and Marines spending their off-duty time practicing roping ranch animals, aided by a fellow Marine, who grew up on a ranch. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      09/23/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Sept. 22

      This edition features stories on U.S. Marines renovating schools as part of a civil affairs projects and troops training for a bike race to raise money for a charity. Hosted by Tech Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      09/22/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Sept. 19

      This edition features stories on U.S. Secretary of Defense, Robert Gates, commenting on what he learned during his visits to Afghanistan and Iraq, the Farah Provincial Reconstruction Team building a new public library and a young Afghan girl receiving a prosthetic eye after recovering from her surgery. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      09/19/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Sept. 18

      This edition features stories on U.S. Secretary of Defense visiting Afghanistan for multiple reasons, plans for increasing the number of coalition forces, U.S. forces mentoring and training Afghan security forces and Sailors completing their transition to chief petty officer. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      09/18/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Sept. 17

      This edition features stories on Afghan Air Force taking on more of the air missions in Afghanistan, Afghan National Army Garrison compound construction site in Farah Province, Air Force Medical Technician teaching combat life saving skills to Afghan National Police, and 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit accomplishments. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      09/17/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Sept. 16

      This edition features stories on U.S. military police training Afghan national police officers to be self-sufficient and an Italian soldier cooking for U.S. troops. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      09/16/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Sept. 15

      This edition features stories on General McKiernan condemning insurgents for attacks that have killed civilians, a Work for Food program that pays recipients with food in exchange for their labor, and a Special Forces medical clinic that has brought in female care providers to care for females that, due to their customs, aren't allowed to see male doctors.. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      09/15/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Sept. 12

      This edition features stories on the successful outcome of multiple engagements between coalition forces and insurgents, the governor of Farah province, Afghanistan talking directly with his citizens and a mobile x-ray machine used to remotely scan vehicles for threats. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      09/12/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Sept. 11

      This edition features stories on U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates testifying to Congress on progress and continued needs in Afghanistan, a 9.11km run taking place in Bagram to commemorate the anniversary of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 and a Soldier who participated in recovery efforts in New York City after the attacks and is now working on reconstructing schools in Afghanistan. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      09/11/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Sept. 10

      This edition features stories on U.S. military police training Afghan national police officers to be self-sufficient and an Italian soldier cooking for U.S. troops. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      09/10/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Sep. 9

      This edition features stories on an agreement between three hospitals to train Afghan medical professionals and Marines searching for and finding weapons. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      09/09/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Sep. 8

      This edition features stories on a request for more troops in Afghanistan, a Provincial Reconstruction Team that have an ally in the District Sub-Governor, and three New York National Guard Soldiers, serving in Afghanistan, who remember 9/11 . Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      09/08/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Sept. 5

      This edition features stories on Afghan border police officers learning hand-to-hand combat and a WWII veteran and hero visiting troops in Afghanistan. Hosted by Cpl. Robert Durham.

      09/05/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Sep. 4

      This edition features stories on a Coalition investigation into the deaths of civilians on Aug. 22, a medical outreach to a village on the outskirts of Kabul, and Soldiers who patrol local villages to maintain relationship with the villagers. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      09/04/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Sep. 3

      This edition features stories on multinational convoy delivering new hydroelectric turbine to Kajaki dam, U.S. Troops in Nangarhar province getting maintenance help from non-American mechanics, an Afghan woman's follow up treatment in an Afghan National Army facility, U.S. Soldiers in Afghanistan building a positive relationship with local natives, keeping airfield security, and US Soldiers volunteering to build better lives for orphan boys in Kabul. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      09/03/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Sep. 2

      This edition features stories on the success of a joint Afghan - Coalition Force, a maintenance company that's making repairs to a boy's orphanage, and a U.S. Army doctor teaching Afghan medical staff how to use newborn incubators and radiant warmers. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      09/02/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Aug. 29

      This edition features stories on a successful engagement against insurgents in the southern Afghanistan Helmand province, U.S. National Guardsmen earning their golden spurs from the cavalry unit they are attached to and an active duty Airman who is also an NFL cheerleader. Hosted by Sgt. Jeremy Ross.

      08/29/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Aug. 28

      This edition features stories on improving security in Afghanistan, the logistics troops in Eastern Afghanistan, the rebuilding of bridges in Southern Afghanistan, and on the celebration of Afghan women's right to vote. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      08/28/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Aug. 27

      This edition features stories on . Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      08/27/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Aug. 26

      This edition features stories on Soldiers providing security for children to go to school and Afghan civic growth missions. Hosted by Tech Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      08/26/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Aug. 25

      This edition features stories on an emergency landing by an MI8 helicopter, Polish troops in Afghanistan receiving helicopters, and a 5K run honoring POW/MIA's. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      08/25/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Aug. 22

      This edition features stories on militants being killed after attacking Afghan and coalition forces during a cordon and search mission, an agricultural development team facilitating commerce in an Afghan province and how troops living facilities are made to feel like home. Hosted by Sgt. Jeremy Ross.

      08/22/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Aug. 21

      This edition features stories on chiefs of staff of the Iraqi and Afghan armies and the commander of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) meeting to discuss mutual security issues, the challenges that affect air traffic at Bagram Airfield and chaplains traveling to serve more service members in deployed locations. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      08/21/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Aug. 20

      This edition features stories on an increase of Troops slated to come to Afghanistan, Military Police assigned to the border of Pakistan and Afghanistan, and the 1st Platoon of 63rd Chemical Company receiving the Combat Action Badge. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      08/20/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Aug. 19

      This edition features stories on a failed suicide assault at Camp Salerno, Soldiers giving away radios to local citizens to keep them informed about U.S. plans and improve relations, and finally, operations at military customs in Afghanistan. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      08/19/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Aug. 18

      This edition features stories on a visit by the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy and the Navy Chief of Operations, and a behind-the-scene look at flight line operations at Bagram Air Field. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      08/18/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Aug. 15

      This edition features stories on successful joint operations, live fire exercises and Marines who are studying martial arts. Hosted by Tech Sgt. Gene Taylor

      08/15/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Aug. 14

      This edition features stories on the addition of the combat fitness test to the Marine Corps' physical fitness test, health care outreach for local Afghans in the Nuristan province and how a forward operating base stays prepared for medical emergencies. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      08/14/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Aug. 13

      This edition features stories on the top U.S. Marine commander visiting Marines in Afghanistan, medical miracles in a field hospital and battle damage reparations. Hosted by Tech Sgt. Gene Taylor

      08/13/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Aug. 12

      This edition features stories on Defense Secretary Gates endorsing a plan to increase the Afghan National Army, Senior Airman Ramon Negron, a Fuels Distribution Operator who is breaking records supplying planes with fuel. and a Soldier that provides hot meals for his fellow soldiers in the field. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      08/12/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Aug. 8

      This edition features stories on the U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense visiting with troops and Marines carrying personal mementos during their deployment. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      08/08/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Aug. 7

      This edition features stories on the Deputy Secretary of Defense visiting troops and meeting with field commanders in Afghanistan, how donated blood is kept fresh during and after transportation to the front lines and a mutually beneficial agreement being signed between the Egyptian Field Hospital and the Korean Hospital in Bagram. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      08/07/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Aug. 6

      This edition features stories on India promising aid assistance in Afghanistan’s fight against the taliban, how a female Marine makes it possible to provide equal aid to Afghan women and Soldiers building additional housing for troops at Bagram Airfield. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      08/06/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Aug. 5

      This edition features stories on an extended Marine tour, two airmen that use the Ebay model to save the military money on shipping, and a change in educational benefits that allow Servicemembers to pass on their GI Bill benefits to their families. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      08/05/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Aug. 4

      This edition features stories on a senior al-Qaida who is now confirmed dead and a Marine who still snowboards even after his leg amputation. Hosted by Tech Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      08/04/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Aug. 1

      This edition features stories on a bicycle rigged with explosive detonating outside the Pakistani Consulate in Herat, Afghanistan, wounding two people, continued focus on defeating violent extremists, twin brother Marines serving together and a woman volunteering oversees with the Army Air Force Exchange Service. Hosted by Sgt. Jeremy Ross.

      08/01/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – July 31

      This edition features stories on the Canadian Defense Minister calling for more NATO countries to send troops to southern Afghanistan, taliban militants killed during recent fighting, the mission and importance of the duties of Marine drivers in Afghanistan and an Afghan girl receiving a life-saving surgery. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      07/31/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – July 30

      This edition features stories on plans to move Pakistani troops to generally lawless areas along the country’s border with Afghanistan, the positive results of frequent humanitarian aid visits to Afghan civilians and a Soldier overcoming a speech impediment to communicate with his fellow Soldiers. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      07/30/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – July 29

      This edition features stories on two Army and Royal Air Force cooks serving Marines in the field, and the 173rd BCT Transfer of Authority Ceremony. Produced by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      07/29/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – July 28

      This edition features stories on an insurgent assault, a medical outreach by Marines to the local population, and a Provincial Reconstruction Team building relationships with the local village leaders and the government. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      07/28/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – July 23

      This edition features a story on a day in the life of an Airman working as a gate guard. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      07/23/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – July 22

      This edition features stories on three U.S. senators visiting troops, how mail and supplies are delivered to remote operations areas, the duties of a mortarman in the infantry and a Navy medic being surprised by his unit with an award. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      07/22/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – July 21

      This edition features stories on International Security Assistance Forces killing high level Taliban leaders, a Transfer of Authority Ceremony in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, and The U.S. Army Band mentoring The Afghan National Army Band. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      07/21/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - July 18

      This edition features stories on the success of joint operations, a mother and daughter who are deployed together and a father and son who are deployed together. Hosted by Tech Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      07/18/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – July 17

      This edition features stories on recent attacks on International Security Assistance Forces in Afghanistan from insurgents in Pakistan, members of a military engineering team performing multiple duties on team projects and the band Sevendust performing for troops. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      07/17/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – July 16

      This edition features stories on an Afghan girl that has eye surgery performed by a US Military doctor, a new biometric system being implemented by the 376th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron, and an Afghan dentist receiving training from US dentists. Produced by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      07/16/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – July 15

      This edition features stories on an assault by Taliban insurgents on a base in Kunar Province, U.S. and Afghan Soldiers providing protection for Afghan citizens, and Soldiers practicing Ju-Jitsu at Bagram Air Field. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      07/15/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - July 14

      This edition features stories on the Silver Star recipient, the history behind the unit called the Band of Brothers and other newscasts. Hosted by TSgt. Gene Taylor.

      07/14/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – July 11

      This edition features stories on Afghan villagers fighting a group of taliban militants attempting to kidnap aid workers, a Soldier doing a job usually done by a higher ranked Soldier and building a mosque on Bagram Airfield for muslim Soldiers to use. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      07/11/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – July 10

      This edition features stories on increases in cross-border attacks between Afghanistan and Pakistan, Manas Air Base being an example of how a Total Force effort works efficiently and how U.S. troops are helping the Afghan National Police distribute the supplies necessary to their mission. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      07/10/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - July 9

      This episode features stories on a new off-road vehicle being evaluated, and the JLC volleyball tournament. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      07/09/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - July 8

      This edition features stories on a car bombing in Kabul, landmines on Bagram airfield, and a Provincial Reconstruction Team visiting a clinic under construction. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      07/08/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - July 7

      This edition features stories on the Pentagon extending the tour for Marines in Afghanistan, U.S. Soldiers training Afghan soldiers to become self-sufficient, and a renaming ceremony for a dining facility in Bagram. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      07/07/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – July 3

      This edition features stories on plans to increase the amount of troops in Afghanistan, the reopening of Korean Hospital on Bagram Airfield and Afghan soldiers undergoing tank training. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Gene Taylor.

      07/03/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - July 2

      This edition feature stories on the increase in violence on coalition forces, U.S. Soldiers survive a rollover in a MRAP vehicle and custom troop keep contraband out of the U.S. Hosted by TSgt. Gene Taylor.

      07/02/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - July 1

      This edition features stories on the importance of a new medical clinic at Bagram Air Base, how a combat outpost is being protect by long range firepower and service members handling stress. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      07/01/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - June 30

      This edition features stories on German troops assisting the International security assistance force, an infantryman turned helicopter pilot and Bagram Military Hospital accepting local Afghans. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      06/30/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – June 27

      This edition features stories on fighting the taliban in the Kunar province of Afghanistan and F-15 maintainers performing routine maintenance on the aircraft. Hosted by Senior Airman Rob Joswiak.

      06/27/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – June 26

      This edition features stories on progress in fighting the taliban in southern Afghanistan, increased capabilities of the Afghan Air Corps and F-15 maintainers performing routine maintenance on the aircraft. Hosted by Senior Airman Rob Joswiak.

      06/26/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - June 25

      This edition features stories on Cav 1-91 meeting with village elders and Afghan security personnel learning the value of working together. Hosted by Sgt. Jeremy Ross.

      06/25/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - June 24

      This edition features stories on coalition forces working with tribal elders to develop Afghanistan and the Navy's All-Hands Night. Hosted by Sgt. Jeremy Ross.

      06/24/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - June 23

      This edition features stories on Afghan forces beefing up their medical services and a group of UFC fighters visiting service members in Afghanistan. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      06/23/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - June 19

      This edition features stories on NATO and Afghanistan forces offensive near Kandahar. Demark offers help to NATO. Soldiers and Afghanistan construction workers building a vehicle patrol base and Airmen who construct weapons. Hosted by Staff Sgt Trevor Pedro.

      06/19/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - June 18

      This edition features stories on an imminent NATO offensive in Kandahar, Afghanistan, U.S. Marines training Afghans on the front lines and U.S. Air Force engineers teaching Afghan civilians new skills. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      06/18/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - June 17

      This edition features stories on radio communication where Afghan soldiers are receiving training on radio antennae placement for communications, Airmen assist in security off base for any service member out on patrol and an Air Force band preforms for a local school. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      06/17/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - June 16

      This edition features stories on a meeting between the PRT and the Capisa Provincial Council and Brian Williams' visit to Afghanistan. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      06/16/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - June 13

      This edition features stories on the International Donor's Conference, using lie detectors to screen local nationals and coalition forces training Afghans on the M-9. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      06/13/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – June 12

      This edition features stories on plans to boost the economy of Afghanistan through development of agriculture, how Soldiers are helping one remote Afghan community and training firefighters of the Afghan National Army Air Corps. Hosted by Senior Airman Rob Joswiak.

      06/12/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – June 11

      This edition features stories on an expected decline in food production in Afghanistan for the year, the Bird Aircraft Strike Hazard program keeping aircraft safe from potentially damaging birds and the duties of a military working dog. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      06/11/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Jun. 9

      This edition features stories on a visit by First Lady Laura Bush to Bagram Airfield, U.S., Afghan and Pakistani forces protecting the Eastern Afghanistan border and the circulation of Afghan currency into the Afghanistan economy. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      06/09/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Jun. 6

      This edition features stories on American and Afghan forces controlling the traffic at border patrol points and an Iron Chef competition between two task forces at Bagram Air Field. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      06/06/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Jun. 5

      This edition features stories on French troops being sent to Eastern Afghanistan as well as Southern Afghanistan to take over NATO Command and training, the Sarkani key leader engagement meeting to bring stability to Afghanistan's Sarkani district, Marine Embassy Guards at the Marines Security Guard Detachment at the U.S. Embassy at Kabul. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      06/05/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Jun. 4

      This edition features stories on the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) Change of Command ceremony, successes of offenses by Marines pushing taliban toward Pakistan, training Afghan paratroopers and Afghan soldiers going through combat medical training. Hosted by Senior Airman Rob Joswiak.

      06/04/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Jun. 3

      This edition features stories on U.S. Army Soldiers securing Afghanistan during Operation Rock Penetrator to find weapons caches, locating two armed insurgents and investigating suspected bomb makers. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Pat Malone.

      06/03/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - June 2

      This edition features stories on Japanese support in Afghanistan, Lt. Gen. Bradley visit to Reserve Airmen at Bagram Airfield, new squadron taking control at Manas Airbase, the importance of air power and the metal specialists who keep the aircraft flying. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      06/02/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - May 30

      This edition features stories on border security at the Pakistan and Afghanistan border, the graduation of a record number of Afghan national police in Kabul and the mission of mechanics working in the Panjsher Valley. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      05/30/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - May 29

      This edition features stories on NATO talks on violence in Afghanistan and Pakistan's role, maintaining the fleets of C-130J's and the opening of a school in Northern Afghanistan which brings children from all over the region together and how the troops also contribute to the area. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      05/29/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - May 28

      This edition features stories on the importance of the Predator unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) and a citizenship ceremony held at Bagram Airfield hosted by Secretary of Homeland Defense Michael Chertoff. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      05/28/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – May 27

      This edition features stories on Pakistan peace talks with taliban militants, a Memorial Day celebration at Bagram Airfield, planning for a reservoir to aid in agricultural improvements for a mountain village. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      05/27/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - May 23

      This edition features stories on ammunition supply to the Afghanistan theater supported by the 24th Ordinance Company and a special dance performance put on by the Boarding School for Deaf Children of Kyrgyzstan at Manas Airbase. Hosted by Senior Airman Rob Joswiak.

      05/23/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - May 22

      This edition features stories on the Air Force who has ground training and ground missions in Afghanistan, the Navy Prowler technology which renders enemies ground electronics useless, Navy Central Detachment utilizing Navy personnel on the ground in Afghanistan. Hosted by Senior Airman Rob Joswiak.

      05/22/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - May 21

      This edition features stories on Air Force Airmen that have ground missions in Afghanistan and a Holocaust remembrance at Bagram Airfield. Hosted by Senior Airman Rob Joswiak.

      05/21/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - May 20

      This edition features stories on explosive ordinance disposal (EOD) teams training off base run by the Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Agency (ATF), suicide prevention at Bagram Airfield by Army leaders and a visit by the Minnesota Vikings Cheerleaders to Bagram Airfield. Hosted by Senior Airman Rob Joswiak.

      05/20/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - May 19

      This edition features stories on providing aid to local Afghans and the 10K Global War on Terror Trot. Hosted by Senior Airman Rob Joswiak.

      05/19/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – May 15

      This edition features stories on Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Richard Cody touring bases and visiting with Soldiers in Afghanistan, Soldiers working to revitalize the agriculture of Afghanistan and a Vietnamese native and a Vietnam War veteran serving in Afghanistan. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      05/15/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – May 14

      This edition features stories on Marines preparing to train Afghan police forces and four U.S. generals visiting with aviation leaders about the future of the Afghan National Army Air Corps. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      05/14/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – May 13

      This edition features stories on Soldiers constructing and establishing an observation post in a key strategic area in Afghanistan’s Kunar province and a Soldier establishing and growing a poker program benefiting Soldiers. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      05/13/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – May 12

      This edition features stories on how the newer J model of C-130 aircraft is enhancing the capabilities of the U.S. military and how a military mom is coping with being away from her daughter. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      05/12/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - May 9

      This edition features stories on combatting stress while deployed and a group of mechanics who installed an engine and transmission into a pickup truck in order to use it as transportation across their forward operating base. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      05/09/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – May 8

      This edition features stories on improving relations between Pakistan and Afghanistan at the Tripartite-Joint Intelligence Operation Center and a specialized group of troops helping improve veterinary practices in Afghanistan. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      05/08/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – May 7

      This edition features stories on loadmasters preparing a load for an airdrop marking one million pounds and the largest airdrop to date in Afghanistan and a combat commander receiving the Douglas MacArthur Award for Leadership. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      05/07/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – May 6

      This edition features stories on Kiowa Warrior helicopter pilots and U.S. troops providing assistance at a local Afghan school. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      05/06/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – May 5

      This edition features stories on a program giving servicemembers a pleasant stay at Manas Air Base before going into the combat zones of Afghanistan and the band “Out of Uniform,” comprised of active duty service members, performing during their deployment. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      05/05/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - May 2

      This edition features stories on the discovery of 1.5 tons of narcotics in a car, a mass casualty exercise at the Kabul Hospital and a joint Army, Air Force Airdrop. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Jason Armstrong.

      05/02/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - May 1

      This edition features stories on Marine operations in Afghanistan against the taliban, humanitarian assistance with Operation Care and Camp Eggers singing competition, Eggers Idol. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Jason Armstrong.

      05/01/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Apr. 30

      This edition features stories on Marine operations against the taliban, the International workspace at the Combined Joint Operations Center inside of the International Security Assistance Force Headquarters in Kabul and the return of a Staff Sgt. who was injured in the Korengall Valley returns to lead his men back into the Korengall Valley. Hosted by Senior Airman Jason Armstrong.

      04/30/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Apr. 29

      This edition features stories on a Navy Petty Officer who is leading an Army Platoon and a video teleconference between Afghan and American school children. Hosted by Senior Airman Jason Armstrong.

      04/29/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Apr. 28

      This edition features stories on the Italian Minister of Defense visiting Italian soldiers in Afghanistan, maintaining the KC-135 aircraft while marking the 1,000,000th sortie flight of the U.S. Air Force during the global War on Terror and security forces Airmen protecting local Afghans from terrorist threats at Bagram Air Field. Hosted by Senior Airman Jason Armstrong.

      04/28/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Apr. 25

      This edition features stories on CSTC-A training and mentoring the Afghan forces, realistic first aid training at Bagram Airfield. Hosted by Senior Rob Joswiak.

      04/25/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Apr. 24

      This edition features stories on the increasing price of food and how it is affecting Afghanistan, training, mentoring and assisting Afghan forces and the 100th birthday of the Army Reserves. Hosted by Senior Airman Rob Joswiak.

      04/24/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Apr. 23

      This edition features stories on furthering education of Afghan children, humanitarian aid in Kabul and a performance by Toby Keith at Bagram. Hosted by Senior Airman Rob Joswiak.

      04/23/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Apr. 22

      This edition features a story on a command conversation with Gen. McNeill regarding present and future operations in Afghanistan. Hosted by Senior Airman Rob Joswiak.

      04/22/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Apr. 18

      This edition features stories on escalating violence in Afghanistan, Air Force engineers working on construction projects and the Air Force deploying it’s oldest A-10 aircraft. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      04/18/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Apr. 17

      This edition features stories on Afghan families having difficulties crossing the border from Pakistan, Afghan and Pakistani refugees returning home after the overthrow of the Taliban and Afghan National Police conducting patrols to keep towns secure. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      04/17/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Apr. 16

      This edition features stories on Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice receiving an honorary degree, discussions about reducing or maintaining current tour lengths and how troops downrange fight malaria from mosquitoes. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      04/16/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Apr. 15

      This edition features stories on Soldiers of the 101st Airborne receiving their combat patches and an aircraft refueler breaking a fueling record. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      04/15/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Apr. 14

      This edition features stories on the success of a joint mission between Afghan and coalition forces securing a key highway to Kabul, a new special-purpose vehicle for loading wounded servicemembers onto aircraft, a program to support food needs for Afghan nationals and Army cooks serving soul food style cooking to Soldiers deployed in Afghanistan. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      04/14/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Apr. 11

      This edition features stories on how combat engineers are helping reconstruction efforts in Afghanistan and the important work the American Red Cross is doing in Afghanistan. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      04/11/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Apr. 10

      This edition features stories on the transfer of authority from the 82nd to the 101st Airborne Division, the effect the 82nd Airborne had on military capabilities and civilian lifestyles during their time in Afghanistan, decisions that have been made for upcoming elections in the Afghan government, American and Polish Soldiers working together constructing latrines at a forward operating base in Afghanistan. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      04/10/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Apr. 9

      This edition features stories on the grand opening of the Afghan National Civil Order police facility, the 508th Special Troops Battalion preparing to return home and firemen protecting a flightline at a forward operating base in Afghanistan. Hosted by Cpl. Robert Durham.

      04/09/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Apr. 8

      This edition features stories on the current Afghan president planning to run for re-election, Czech soldiers working in Afghanistan and a Soldier becoming an American citizen. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      04/08/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Apr. 7

      This edition features stories on improving relations between the Afghan security forces and coalition forces and a humanitarian aid mission to a school for girls. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      04/07/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Apr. 4

      This edition features stories on Afghanistan’s rising economy, joint humanitarian efforts with local Afghan’s and a firefighter at Bagram Airfield who won a firefighter of the year award. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      04/04/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Apr. 3

      This edition features stories on the NATO Summit in Bucharest, women who volunteered at Bagram Airfield to help prepare and pack supplies to women's schools and the honoring of a Army MP. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      04/03/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Apr. 2

      This edition features stories on the NATO Summit in Bucharest, Romania, Army Regional Security Integration Command North working with Afghan security forces to provide security via mentor-ship and the deployed 101st Airborne Division Band. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      04/02/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Apr. 1

      This edition features stories on a Soldier who prepares food for the troops, coalition forces supporting the Afghan Army in patrols and handing out humanitarian aid, ritish and U.S. officials launch a new security initiative to empower tribes and former Taliban to guard their own communities. Hosted by A1C Justan Wayne.

      04/01/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Mar. 31

      This edition features stories on a building constructed to forge a continued bond between Pakistan and Afghanistan, the significant cooking skills of a Sailor stationed in northern Afghanistan. Hosted by Tech Sgt. Lee Hoover.

      03/31/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Mar. 28

      This edition features stories on mentoring Afghan national police and the record number of air drops by Afghanistan C-130's. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      03/28/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Mar. 27

      This edition features stories on the Afghan national army delivering goods to villagers, the opening of a school with the help of a special ops unit and Bagram's flight line which helps keep planes skin on with sheet metal. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      03/27/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Mar. 26

      This edition features stories on U.S. Army Soldiers provide Afghan Soldiers with artillery training, weapons cache found, Afghan and coalition forces detain suspected terrorists and a Soldiers volunteers as a college instructor. Hosted by Cpl. Todd Hunter.

      03/26/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Mar. 25

      This edition features stories on the dangers of improvised explosive device attacks and the effects on Soldiers and the vehicles and a cigar club in Salerno run by the FOB's chaplain used for stress purposes. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      03/25/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Mar. 24

      This edition features stories on supplying warfighters to the Afghan national army with food and fuel, the opening of a school in Kabul built by the International Security Assistant Force and augmenting the Army with Navy Engineman working as mechanics for the Army. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      03/24/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Mar. 21

      This edition features stories on Vice President Cheney visiting troops in Afghanistan, an entry-level training course for Afghan National Police and a Navy Seabee on a mission in Afghanistan. Hosted by Cpl. Todd Hunter.

      03/21/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Mar. 20

      This edition features stories on the 555th Forward Surgical Team providing medical treatment to Afghan children injured in a bomb blast, border security patrol between Afghanistan and Pakistan, nursing a two-year-old girl, found during a humanitarian aid mission, back to health and Combined Joint Task Force-82 and Afghan National Security representatives celebrating the Afghan New Year. Hosted by Cpl. Todd Hunter.

      03/20/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Mar. 19

      This edition features stories on security Soldiers having to make a difficult mountain climb to reach their observation post, the combined efforts of Army and Air Force broke a record for their number of successful humanitarian aid drops and the dedication of a building, at Camp Eggers, Afghanistan, to the memory of fallen Air Force Master Sgt. Randy Gillespie. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      03/19/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Mar. 18

      This edition features stories on 3,000 Marines being deployed to Afghanistan, installing a temporary camp at Kandahar Air Field for the Marines, a successful mission discovering and detaining Afghan militants using IEDs and Army and coalition forces providing healthcare to Afghans as a part of Operation Winterstand. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      03/18/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Mar. 17

      This edition features stories on Afghan forces participating in an emergency medical exercise, Afghan healthcare providers conducting medical outreach missions, the 173rd Special Troops Battalion celebrating their 300th day in eastern Afghanistan and the Air Force band “Live Round” using music to raise troop and civilian morale. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      03/17/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Mar. 14

      This edition features stories on preparing for the upcoming transfer of command between the 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions, Airmen training on how to handle aircraft emergencies at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan and the importance of Soldiers in combat receiving proper dental care. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      03/14/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Mar. 13

      This edition features stories on the opening of a new building that will improve the operational capabilities and general lifestyle of Airmen at Bagram Air Field, an Airman juggling his career, being recently married and expecting a child all while serving overseas, Afghan National Police leaders meeting with local leaders about being reintegrated into the district and a memorial ceremony for two Airborne Soldiers killed by a vehicle borne improvised explosive device in eastern Afghanistan. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      03/13/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Mar. 12

      This edition features stories on the change of command ceremony for the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing, an Iraqi civilian girl receiving medical treatment from coalition Soldiers after being shot in a tribal conflict and the 66th Military Police Company giving advanced training to Afghan National Police in the Nangarhar province of Afghanistan. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      03/12/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan – Mar. 11

      This edition features stories on acting Undersecretary of the Army, Nelson Ford, visiting troops throughout Afghanistan, Apache helicopter mechanics recently arrived in Afghanistan and an Airman who dislikes driving but volunteered as a convoy driver. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      03/11/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Mar. 10

      This edition features stories on donated clothing being passed out to Afghan civilians, a successful humanitarian mission in Afghanistan, and the first ever international Women’s Day celebration at Bagram Air Field. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      03/10/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Mar. 7

      This edition features stories on mobilization at the Afghan National Army's Central Movement Agency Command, Afghan soldiers graduate from the Afghan Information Dissemination Operations Course and the Army and Air Force teaming up to remove unusable explosive ordinances. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      03/07/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Mar. 05

      This edition features stories on Air-Evac missions, the opening of a bridge which connects two cities including Kandahar, raids on compounds and complexes which uncovered weapons caches, improvised explosive devices and bomb making materials and the work that happens with humanitarian aid drops such as Operation Care. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      03/05/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Mar. 4

      This edition features stories on the reasons behind the decrease in border violence, how Afghan Police are working to prohibit insurgent attacks, U.S. and Afghan forces founding insurgents and the opening of the new Air Terminal Operation Center on Bagram Air Base. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      03/04/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Mar. 03

      This edition features stories on joint service missions in Afghanistan, the Afghan Women's Council and the Afghan national army and French medical training and support in Afghanistan. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      03/03/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Feb. 29

      This edition features stories on mentoring Afghan forces, hands on training to Afghan national police and route clearance patrol from Orgun-E. Hosted by Cpl. Todd Hunter.

      02/29/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Feb. 28

      This edition features stories on Airman who build ammunitions, the discovery and destruction of 1.5 tons of Opium and a dog handler who re-enlisted with his dog after working and training with each other. Hosted by Cpl. Nick Sweet.

      02/28/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Feb. 26

      This edition features stories on the Handheld Interagency Identity Detection Equipment (HIIDE), the completion of a 82 foot bridge over the Al-an-gar river and the U.S.A.I.D. projects that give local Afghan men skills in the construction industry. Hosted by Cpl. Todd Hunter.

      02/26/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Feb. 25

      This edition features stories on Joint Precision Air Drop System, the detaining of insurgents, fresh food being served at Forward Operating Base Orgun-E in Afghanistan. Hosted by Cpl. Todd Hunter.

      02/25/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Feb. 22

      This edition features stories on re-fuelers at a forward operating base, the detaining of insurgents, the impact of a team who stores class 2 supplies at a forward operating base and members of the Professional Bull Riders association visiting Bagram. Hosted by Cpl. Todd Hunter.

      02/22/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Feb. 21

      This edition features stories on U.S. Army Soldiers provide Afghan Soldiers with artillery training, weapons cache found, Afghan and coalition forces detain suspected terrorists and a Soldiers volunteers as a college instructor. Hosted by Cpl. Todd Hunter.

      02/21/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Feb. 20

      This edition features stories on readiness training in eastern Afghanistan, a mentoring program for enhancing Afghan's trade skills, a memorial service for a fallen comrade in Afghanistan. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      02/20/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Feb. 19

      This edition features stories on a special visit by Secretary of the Air Force to Airman in North East Afghanistan, emergency humanitarian aid given by local and coalition forces, to local Afghans who were facing life threatening winter weather and the first MEDEVAC operation performed completely by Afghans for Afghans. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      02/19/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Feb. 18

      This edition features stories on a Soldier's Dedication, combating improvised explosive devices with local meetings with local Afghan leaders and training Afghan pilots in language in order to adhere to international pilot language laws. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      02/18/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Feb. 15

      This edition features stories on readiness training in eastern Afghanistan, a mentoring program for enhancing Afghan's trade skills, a memorial service for a fallen comrade in Afghanistan. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      02/15/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Feb. 13

      This edition features stories on a special visit by Secretary of the Air Force to Airman in North East Afghanistan, emergency humanitarian aid given by local and coalition forces, to local Afghans who were facing life threatening winter weather and the first MEDEVAC operation performed completely by Afghans for Afghans. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      02/13/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Feb. 12

      This edition features stories on delivering aid to Afghans, the progress of the Afghan Ministry of Defense and how they are dealing with money matters and health care for Soldiers downrange. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      02/12/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Feb. 11

      This edition features stories on Afghan national army and coalition forces providing medical assistance to a mother and her baby in Herat, Afghan army and security forces receiving training from coalition forces and U.S. MARCENT Coordination Element-Afghanistan (MCE-A) Marines ensuring that Marines in the field are receiving the support they need. Hosted by Cpl. Todd Hunter.

      02/11/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Feb. 8

      This edition features stories on Soldiers watching the Super Bowl with NFL players and cheerleaders and Red Horse Airmen laying the foundation for Bagram's Flightline Barrier Arresting Kit. Hosted by Cpl. Todd Hunter.

      02/08/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Feb. 07

      This edition features stories on Fly-Away Security Teams at Bagram, free medical aid in western Afghanistan and dental treatment at Bagram. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      02/07/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Feb. 06

      This edition features stories on the hazards of unexploded ordinances (UXO's) and eliminating their threat, medical relief to a 10 year old boy who was struck by a vehicle and a new Chaplain's assistant who was a former infantryman. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      02/06/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Feb. 05

      This edition features stories on a special visit by Secretary of the Air Force to Airman in North East Afghanistan, emergency humanitarian aid given by local and coalition forces, to local Afghans who were facing life threatening winter weather and the first MEDEVAC operation performed completely by Afghans for Afghans. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      02/05/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Feb. 04

      This edition features stories on Soldiers watching the Super Bowl with NFL players and cheerleaders and Red Horse Airmen laying the foundation for Bagram's Flightline Barrier Arresting Kit. Hosted by Cpl. Todd Hunter.

      02/04/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Feb. 01

      This edition features stories on delivering aid to Afghans, the progress of the Afghan Ministry of Defense and how they are dealing with money matters and health care for Soldiers downrange. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      02/01/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Jan. 31

      This edition features stories on readiness training in eastern Afghanistan, a mentoring program for enhancing Afghan's trade skills, a memorial service for a fallen comrade in Afghanistan. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      01/31/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Jan. 30

      This edition features stories on the people of Afghanistan providing information to coalition forces about weapons caches, Training the local Afghan police with the Police Technical Advisory Team (PTAT) and a workout for Service members with former wrestler Diamond Dallas Page. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      01/30/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Jan. 29

      This edition features stories on trading up weapons from older AK-47's to American M-16's while training them on proper usage, developing Afghan soldiers at the central workshop in Kabul and the 1st Red Horse Expeditionary Group building permanent structures and augmenting support roles to get the job done. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      01/29/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Jan. 28

      This edition features stories on the death of a top terrorist leader, a meeting in Kabul in order to discuss the future of Afghanistan, a 5 day command post exercise to develop the skills of the Afghan national army and a tour by wrestling legends to Afghanistan. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Trevor Pedro.

      01/28/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Jan. 24

      This edition features stories on U.S. Marines helping build up the Iraqi police force, Afghan national security forces destroying an unexploded Soviet-era anti-personnel mine, and a U.S. police technical advisory team responsible for training Afghan police and ensuring the quality of Afghan prisons. Hosted by Senior Airman Jason Armstrong.

      01/24/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Jan. 23

      This edition features stories on Afghan national security forces stopping two potential insurgent attacks with the help of coalition forces, the Bagram Provincial Reconstruction Team meeting with the Kapisa governor to discuss completing unfinished projects from last year and U.S. Army engineers teaching construction skills to Afghan laborers. Hosted by Cpl. Nick Sweet.

      01/23/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Jan. 21

      This edition features on Afghan and coalition forces capturing four insurgents and an insurgent leader, members of the Afghan Ministry of Public Health meeting with other government officials to plan a course of action in the case of a national disaster, and U.S. troops enjoying a new Pizza Hut eatery on Forward Operating Base Fenty. Hosted by Cpl. Nick Sweet.

      01/21/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Jan. 18

      This edition features stories on the Afghan national army air corps holding its Air Power Day at the Kabul International Airport, the 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade handing over command to the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade at Bagram Airfield and U.S. Airborne Soldiers receiving a special declaration. Hosted by Cpl. Todd Hunter.

      01/18/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Jan. 17

      This edition features stories on Afghan national security and coalition forces recovering explosive materials in the Nangahar province, Bagram's provincial reconstruction team holding its first ever meeting with an Afghan youth group and a U.S. Airman who is volunteering for a 15-month ground assault convoy operation deployment with U.S. Army Soldiers. Hosted by Cpl. Todd Hunter.

      01/17/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Jan. 16

      This edition features stories on coalition medics treating three Afghan children and an adult who were attacked by a wolf in the Zabul province, the 82nd Airborne preparing to relinquish command of Combined Joint Task Force 82 to the 101st Airborne Division and supply support activity troops keeping track of parts used by aircraft maintenance personnel. Hosted by Cpl. Todd Hunter.

      01/16/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Jan. 15

      This edition features stories on Afghan national army and coalition forces providing medical assistance to a mother and her baby in Herat, Afghan army and security forces receiving training from coalition forces and U.S. MARCENT Coordination Element-Afghanistan (MCE-A) Marines ensuring that Marines in the field are receiving the support they need. Hosted by Cpl. Todd Hunter.

      01/15/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Jan. 14

      This edition features stories on coalition and Afghan national security forces repelling an insurgent attack in Oruzgan, a group of U.S. Airmen being de-activated at Bagram Airfield and a physical therapist at Bagram Airfield who is responsible for keeping troops mobile and healthy. Hosted by Cpl. Todd Hunter.

      01/14/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Jan. 11

      This edition features stories on medical and humanitarian aid to local Aghans before the winter season, educating children for the future of Afghanistan and combat medical training for the French military. Hosted by Tech Sgt. Lee Hoover.

      01/11/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Jan. 10

      This edition features stories on mentoring an Afghan platoon on weapons systems, a new training facility for the Afghan national army in Kabul, building relationships with local Afghans with Operation Local Care and the security necessary to complete the mission and downtime for a Navy K-9 in Bagram. Hosted by Tech Sgt. Lee Hoover.

      01/10/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Jan. 8

      This edition features stories on how unmanned aerial vehicles are benefiting troops on the ground and an explosive ordinance disposal teams clearing a road of an improvised explosive device. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Dwight Hawkins.

      01/08/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Jan. 7

      This edition features stories on Afghan citizens helping Afghan national security forces recover weapons caches, Afghan doctors performing a life-saving surgery on a 15-year-old girl and U.S. Soldiers performing in a entertainment competition at a forward operating base. Hosted by Cpl. Todd Hunter.

      01/07/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Jan. 04

      This edition features stories on Afghan forces saving American forces from Improvised explosive device's that were found and destroyed before the American convoy arrived, the National Guard's efforts during the war, light weight Howitzer's were delivered to Forward Operating Bases throughout Afghanistan and the aircraft structural maintenance shop at Bagram. Hosted by Cpl. Todd Hunter.

      01/04/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Jan. 3

      This edition features stories on a coalition soldier and Afghan civilian killed by an improvised explosive device in the Khost province, Lt. Gen. H. Steven Blum visiting National Guard troops in Kabul and U.S. troops ringing in the new year at Camp Cunningham. Hosted by Cpl. Todd Hunter.

      01/03/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Jan. 03

      This edition features a story on the training of Afghanistan special forces by the Combined Sustainment Command with an interview of Maj. Gen. Cone.

      01/02/2008


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Dec. 31

      This edition features stories on Afghan national security forces arresting a weapons smuggler and improvised explosive device maker in Nangahar, the capture of a top insurgent leader in Khost, gifts to Soldiers in remote locations and the weekly Bagram Bazaar near Bagram Airfield. Hosted by Cpl. Todd Hunter.

      12/31/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Dec. 28

      This edition features stories on how unmanned aerial vehicles are benefiting troops on the ground and an explosive ordinance disposal teams clearing a road of an improvised explosive device. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Dwight Hawkins.

      12/28/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Dec. 26

      This edition features stories on a blood transfusion of a new born baby, ISAF Commander and Deputy Commander of USCC AF visited Bagram Airfield, USO tour at Bagram and Fuels Management at Bagram.

      12/26/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Dec. 21

      This edition features stories on the progress of Afghanistan's education system, U.S. Soldiers receiving supplies by air in the rugged terrain of Northeast Afghanistan and a U.S. civilian donating 200 stuffed animals for Afghan children to have during the holidays. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Deb Decker.

      12/21/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Dec. 20

      This edition features stories on coalition forces providing healthcare to Afghans, Soldiers who are getting training to use their first aid kit and an Afghan Police community relations project. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Deb Decker.

      12/20/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Dec. 19

      This edition features stories on coalition forces engineers focusing on road construction in Iraq, U.S. Soldiers delivering supplies to a girls school that was attacked by insurgents and the benefits to service members of using the Eagle Cash Card. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Deb Decker.

      12/19/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Dec. 18

      This edition features stories on Gen. George Casey visiting troops on the front lines in Afghanistan, Afghan government officials and U.S. military leaders meeting to discuss developing Kapisa's judicial system and the opening of a women's shelter in Kapisa. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Deb Decker.

      12/18/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Dec. 17

      This edition features stories on improved governance in Afghanistan, a new hospital built in Kandahar for the Afghan national army and the Enduring Faith Chapel putting on a holiday concert for troops at Bagram Airfield. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Deb Decker.

      12/17/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Dec. 13

      This edition features stories on the visit by Lt. Gen. Helland to Afghanistan, a free Korean hospital to be closed and Soldiers who volunteer to assist with holiday mail in Afghanistan. Hosted by Tech Sgt. Deb Decker.

      12/14/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Dec. 12

      This edition features a story on the search for extremists who took over the town of Musa Qala only to be pushed out, bomb making and playing music with Afghans. Hosted by Tech Sgt. Deb Decker.

      12/12/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Dec. 11

      This edition features stories on U.S. Soldiers providing humanitarian assistance to Afghans in Kushamond, an Afghan insurgent who provided information to coalition forces against other insurgents and U.S. service members delivering winter clothes, blankets and toys for Afghan villagers. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Deb Decker.

      12/11/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Dec. 10

      This edition features stories on Afghan and coalition forces searching insurgent compounds in the Helmand province, Afghan national army soldiers locating a weapons cache in Herat and U.S. National Guard Airmen and Soldiers in Afghanistan getting together to discuss topics related to the Guard. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Deb Decker.

      12/10/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Dec. 07

      This edition features stories on medical care given to a young Afghan baby who had a drug overdose, the clearing of mines in Afghanistan, mentoring the Afghan police and vehicle maintenance training on a new Armored Security Vehicle. Hosted by Tech Sgt. Dwight Hawkins.

      12/07/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Dec. 6

      This edition features stories on an Afghan doctor and coalition forces medics treating an Iraqi infant for a drug overdose, Afghan technical consultants clearing mines at Bagram Airfield and a U.S. civilian teaching U.S. Soldiers how to maintain the new MRAP in the field. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Dwight Hawkins.

      12/06/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Dec. 05

      This edition features stories on a suicide bomber who ran his car full of explosives into a bus full of Afghan soldiers, medical care for Afghans at Egyptian Field Hospital at Bagram Airfield as well as the dontation of supplies and aid given to Afghan locals near Bagram Airfield. Hosted by Tech Sgt. Dwight Hawkins.

      12/05/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Dec. 04

      This edition features stories on the killing of Taliban militants, Christmas packages for deployed Soldiers and humanitarian aid projects in Afghanistan getting ready for the winter season. Hosted by Tech Sgt. Dwight Hawkins.

      12/04/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Dec. 03

      This edition features stories on the grand opening of a new bridge for 7000 Afghans, humanitarian assistance for Afghans in mountainous regions, the raising of Afghan flags at Camp Cunningham and an air- traffic controller in Afghanistan at Jalalabad Air Field. Hosted by Tech Sgt. Dwight Hawkins.

      12/03/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Nov. 30

      This edition features stories on Afghan Provincial Reconstruction Teams and New Zealand armed forces in Afghanistan. Hosted by Tech Sgt. Dwight Hawkins.

      11/30/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Nov. 29

      This edition features a story on an airstrike against Taliban insurgents and Airmen who traveled to Bagram to perform for Soldiers. Hosted by Tech Sgt. Dwight Hawkins.

      11/29/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Nov. 28

      This edition features stories on Afghan national police participating in a crime scene investigation course, a U.S. Air Force neurosurgeon saving the life of an eight-month old Afghan girl and New Zealand soldiers helping rebuild Afghanistan as part of the Bamyan provincial reconstruction team. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Dwight Hawkins.

      11/28/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Nov. 27

      This edition features stories on Afghan commandos and police targeting an insurgent compound, the Afghan Ministry of Interior unveiling a new network operations center in Kabul and a U.S. Airman trying to raise moral while hosting an internet radio show. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Dwight Hawkins.

      11/27/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Nov. 26

      This edition features stories on Taliban members beheading seven Afghan policemen, seventy insurgents killed by coalition forces air strikes and a provincial reconstruction team going out to provide medical care before the winter sets in. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Dwight Hawkins.

      11/26/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Nov. 20

      This edition features stories on U.S. Airmen starting a new inspection process for the F-15 aircraft, provincial reconstruction team members visiting new construction in Bagram and a new training facility at Bagram Airfield being dedicated to a fallen Korean soldier. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Dwight Hawkins.

      11/20/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Nov. 19

      This edition features stories on Afghan national security forces providing medical care to local Afghan villagers, talk show host Bill O'Reilly visiting troops in Afghanistan and an innovative way that U.S. Soldiers are delivering cargo troops on the ground. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Dwight Hawkins.

      11/19/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Nov. 16

      This edition features stories on F-15's are back in the air after they were all grounded for maintenance, the Task Force Gladius 8 mile run, the construction for a permanent bridge being built for an area that becomes a river after every Winter. Hosted by Tech Sgt. Dwight Hawkins.

      11/16/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Nov. 15

      This edition features stories on the treatment of a woman who was injured by the Taliban and then sent to a coalition hospital, Provincial Reconstruction Teams and their priorities within each region and educating the young in Afghanistan while rebuilding schools. Hosted by Tech Sgt. Dwight Hawkins.

      11/15/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Nov. 14

      This edition features a story on coalition and Afghan forces who found and released Taliban prisoners while 2 Taliban militants were killed and 10 suspects were detained, ISAF and coalition officials visited with Afghan provincial leaders to discuss the area's progress and a naturalization ceremony for U.S. service members at Bagram Air Field.

      11/14/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan Nov. 7

      This edition features stories on Soldiers ambushed by insurgents with small arms, Veteran's Day ceremonies, Airmen hold a silent visual, Marines celebrate a birthday, a Freedom Watch Diaries and Pictures of Progress Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Dwight Hawkins.

      11/12/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Nov. 9

      This edition features stories on coalition service members honoring a fallen Soldier at Kandahar Airfield, U.S. and Afghan leaders prioritizing reconstruction projects to begin next March and two U.S. Soldiers who spent several months collecting and packaging school supplies for Afghan children. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Dwight Hawkins.

      11/09/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Nov. 8

      This edition features stories on close air support provided by the A-10 aircraft, the re-opening of a school in the Oruzgan province and the ground crews which maintain F-15's since they have been grounded. Hosted by Tech Sgt. Dwight Hawkins.

      11/08/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Nov. 7

      This edition features stories on a suicide bombing targeting Afghan politicians exploded in Baghlan, a medical program for local Afghans that is also used for education and program for Afghan children to receive shoes. Hosted by Tech Sgt. Dwight Hawkins.

      11/07/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Nov. 6

      This edition features stories on F-15 aircraft being temporarily grounded after a recent crash, reconstruction efforts in Afghanistan and U.S. Soldiers helping to de-mine Afghanistan as part of the Mine Action Center at Bagram Airfield. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Dwight Hawkins.

      11/06/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Nov. 5

      This edition features stories on coalition, Afghan and U.S. military leaders attending the first ever Khost provincial leadership conference, the U.S. Marine Corps celebrating its 232nd birthday and Afghan soldiers training at the Kabul Military Training Center. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Dwight Hawkins.

      11/05/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Nov. 2

      This edition features stories on Afghan and coalition forces raiding a compound in the Nangarhar province, Afghan national security forces killing a top-ranking enemy commander and U.S. Soldiers establishing safe paths of travel in land mine areas. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Dwight Hawkins.

      11/02/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Nov. 1

      This edition features stories on Brig. Gen. Anderson talking about reconstruction efforts, the donation of school supplies to school children taking English classes and Navy Seabees mentoring Afghan construction workers during reconstruction efforts. Hosted by Tech Sgt. Dwight Hawkins.

      11/01/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Oct. 31

      This edition features stories on a coalition service member killed near Kandahar Airfield, Afghan national security forces moving from support to lead roles in Afghan security and U.S. Soldiers utilizing dogs to sniff out land mines. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Dwight Hawkins.

      10/31/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Oct. 30

      This edition features stories on a coalition forces member killed from an improvised explosive device attack, the International Security Assistance Force investigating allegations of civilian casualties in a recent operation, and American and Afghan Airmen working hand in hand to create an Afghan national army air corps flight medicine clinic. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Dwight Hawkins.

      10/30/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Oct. 29

      This edition features stories on Afghan and coalition forces killing several Taliban fighters in the Helmand province, Afghans attending a national agricultural fair and U.S. Airmen advising and mentoring the Afghan air corps. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Dwight Hawkins.

      10/29/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Oct. 26

      This edition features stories on Bagram Airfield receiving indirect insurgent fire, coalition and Afghan national army soldier leading a convoy to distribute winter and summer clothing and toys to a village in Northeast Afghanistan and the new Afghan national army air corps getting an air base. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Dwight Hawkins.

      10/26/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Oct. 25

      This edition features stories on a coalition service member dying in a car accident near Kandahar Airfield, the Afghan Ministry of Interior hosting the first international police womens' conference and U.S. Soldiers who are responsible for repairing Humvees at Bagram Airfield. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Dwight Hawkins.

      10/25/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Oct. 24

      This edition features stories on International Security Assistance Force soldiers killing several militants in Southeastern Afghanistan, coalition forces battling insurgents in the Zabul province and U.S. Air Force supply troops supporting operations at Bagram Airfield. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Dwight Hawkins.

      10/24/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Oct. 23

      This edition features stories on coalition forces detaining five militants in the Kandahar province, a firefight between Taliban insurgents and International Security Assistance Force soldiers, and a U.S. Air Force crew responsible for delivering troops and cargo across the Middle East. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Dwight Hawkins.

      10/23/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Oct. 19

      This edition features stories on nine coalition forces members wounded by insurgents in Kandahar City, Soldiers training to use the Raven unmanned aerial vehicle and a KC-135 crew responsible for fueling aircraft in the skies over Afghanistan. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Deb Decker.

      10/19/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Oct. 17

      This edition features stories on Afghan national police wounded by a gunman in the Helmand province, coalition forces detaining several suspected militants in the Paktika province, and U.S. troops who pull guard tower duty at Bagram Airfield. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Dwight Hawkins.

      10/17/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Oct. 15

      This edition features stories on suicide bombings, medical support, Lt. Gen. North visiting Afghanistan, and physical therapy at Bagram airfield. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Dwight Hawkins.

      10/15/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Oct. 12

      This edition features stories on Adm. Michael Mullen making his first trip to Bagram as the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, an elite unit of Afghan national army commandos graduating, and U.S. Airmen who maintain A-10 aircraft at Bagram Airfield. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Dwight Hawkins.

      10/12/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Oct. 11

      This edition features stories on aerial vehicles history and the new Reaper Unmanned Aerial Vehicle. Hosted by Tech Sgt. Dwight Hawkins.

      10/11/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Oct. 10

      This edition features stories on a 21-gun salute for a fallen U.S. Soldier, a visit by the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to the Middle East, and a mass casualty exercise at Bagram airfield. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Dwight Hawkins.

      10/10/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Oct. 8

      This edition features stories on the death of a U.S. Soldier, Chairman of the Joints Chief of Staff induction and his tour and the replacing of a helicopter ramp at Bagram Airfield. Hosted by Tech Sgt. Dwight Hawkins.

      10/08/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Oct. 5

      This edition features stories on anti-coalition militants being killed by Afghan and coalition forces in the Paktika province, Afghan and U.S. troops responding to a car accident involving six Afghan national army soldiers, and U.S. Soldiers taking part in a training competition. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Dwight Hawkins.

      10/05/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Oct. 4

      This edition features stories on a coalition service member being killed during a combat operation in the Konar province, an increase in violence during the holy month of Ramadan, and coalition forces holding a media day for Afghan journalists to learn about events occuring in country and pass that information on to the public. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Deb Decker.

      10/04/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Oct. 3

      This edition features stories on a suicide bombing in Kabul, militants hanging an Afghan boy for having U.S. dollars in his pocket and U.S. Air Force Airmen who are working to improve a helicopter ramp for the Army. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Deb Decker.

      10/03/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Oct. 2

      This edition features stories on Afghan national soldiers being attacked by Taliban forces, U.S. Army engineers building a temporary bridge to aid Afghan trade, and medical professionals at Bagram Airfield preparing to accept injured patients. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Deb Decker.

      10/02/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Oct. 1

      This edition features stories on Soldiers remembering a fallen comrade, the significance of two new flight line ramps on Bagram Air Base and U.S. service members helping Afghan medical professionals provide better care for their patients. Hosted by Tech Sgt. Deb Decker.

      10/01/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Sep. 28

      This edition features stories on two failed suicide attacks on Afghan police, Afghan national army doctors teaming up with coalition medical teams to treat Afghan civilians, and U.S. Soldiers responsible for providing security for the medical operations. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Eric Kerr.

      09/28/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Sep. 27

      This edition features stories on the Afghan national army and coalition forces taking part in a two-day battle against Taliban forces, new leadership of the Regional Command South element in Kandahar, and a combat pilot flying his last combat mission in Afghanistan. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Eric Kerr.

      09/27/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Sep. 26

      This edition features stories on coalition forces training with the Afghan national army and police, and the Afghan national army conducting a medical civil affairs program to treat Afghan medical patients. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Eric Kerr.

      09/26/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Sep. 25

      This edition features stories on the Afghan national army beginning to take the lead in security operations in the country, a recycling program in Bagram, and a meeting between Afghan women and U.S. female Soldiers discussing issues affecting women and families in country. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Eric Kerr.

      09/25/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Sep. 24

      This edition features stories on the top U.S. Air Force commander visiting troops in Afghanistan, 11 extremists detained in the Ghazni province, and the Korean hospital at Bagram Airfield celebrating its 250,000th patient. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Eric Kerr.

      09/24/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Sep. 21

      This edition features stories on an operation in Ghazni province which destroyed militant compounds, insurgents caught placing IED's were killed in a 14 hour battle, a promotion and medal ceremony with the Sgt. Maj. of the Army and Operation Care in Bagram. Hosted by Tech Sgt. Eric Kerr.

      09/21/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Sep. 20

      This edition features stories on the attack of Afghan and coalition soldiers by insurgents, the dangers of huffing household products, and a sound engineer's job for an Army band named Riserburn. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Eric Kerr.

      09/20/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Sep. 19

      This edition features stories on the killing of insurgents in an operation that destroyed a building housing extremists, the destruction of an improvised explosive device factory, a medical engagement program, and coalition soldiers working with Afghan contractors and provincial reconstruction teams to build district centers. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Eric Kerr.

      09/19/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Sep. 18

      This edition features stories on U.S. Sailors and Airmen who support the U.S. Soldiers on the ground, Airmen at Bagram Airfield celebrating the Air Force's 60th birthday, and Soldiers securing areas where reconstruction is under way. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Eric Kerr.

      09/18/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Sep. 17

      This edition features stories on the killing and capture of large weapons cahces, the clearing of land mines from Afghanistan, a small clinic in Khost providing better health care, a visit by Billy Blanks to share workout and health tips for the troops.

      09/17/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Sep. 14

      This edition features stories on Afghanistans' new Army Commandos, school supplies and humanitarian assistance to people of the Parwan province and a new Air Force medical procedure. Hosted by Tech Sgt. Deb Decker.

      09/14/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Sep. 13

      This edition features stories on treating symptoms associated with combat stress, U.S. Airmen celebrating the U.S. Air Forces' 60th birthday, and U.S. troops and Afghans competing in a game of volleyball. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Deb Decker.

      09/13/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Sep. 12

      This edition features stories on a 9/11 memorial ceremony at Bagram Airfield, Afghan police training, and a civilian helicopter crew conducting an air supply drop. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Deb Decker.

      09/12/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Sep. 11

      This edition features stories on Afghan forces who killed and detained insurgents, locals who turned in munitions to Afghan and coalition forces, and a memorial run for those who died in the Sep. 11 attacks. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Deb Decker.

      09/11/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Sep. 10

      This edition features stories on a coalition service member being killed by an improvised explosive device, mental health workers helping troops on the front lines deal with their missions and a young Navy Airman who is responsible for inspecting an aircraft this is oder than her. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Deb Decker.

      09/10/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Sep. 7

      This edition features stories on the work that coalition troops are doing to help the Afghan people, Afghan insurgents shooting a farmer in the Helmand province, and a band comprised of U.S. Soldiers performing for troops throughout Afghanistan. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Deb Decker.

      09/07/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Sep. 6

      This edition features stories on the successful integration of coalition and Afghan security forces, Afghan security forces killing nearly four dozen insurgents in the Kandahar province, and medics and surgeons treating wounded coalition troops straight from the field. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Deb Decker.

      09/06/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Sep. 5

      This edition features stories on the need for coalition forces in Afghanistan and the Afghan aircraft maintainers who keep the Afghanistan air corps airborne. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Deb Decker.

      09/05/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Sep. 4

      This edition features stories on a key Taliban leader being detained by Afghan national police and coalition forces, the difference that reopened roads and bridges are making in Afghanistan, and the regulations on types of packages that are allowed to be sent to and from U.S. troops in Afghanistan. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Deb Decker.

      09/04/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Aug. 31

      This edition features stories on Afghan national army and coalition soldiers being attacked by insurgents, U.S. and Afghan soldiers going into the mountains of Afghanistan after insurgents and the Afghan national army taking the lead on patrols with U.S. troops. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Deb Decker.

      08/31/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Aug. 30

      This edition features stories on Afghan medical leaders meeting to discuss what they need in order to provide widespread medical care, U.S. Soldiers providing medical treatment to three Afghans after a car wreck outside a U.S. camp, and a U.S. Air Force air evacuation team whose job is to transport medical patients around Afghanistan. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Deb Decker.

      08/30/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Aug. 29

      This edition features stories on Afghan national security forces and coalition forces killing more than one hundred extremist enemy fighters, the opium industry in Afghanistan and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers helping restore one of the world's most famous trade routes. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Deb Decker.

      08/29/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Aug. 28

      This edition features stories on Afghan national army and coalition troops being ambushed by insurgents, Afghan and coalition troops destroying a Taliban heroin lab, and how troops are using devices to gather biometric information to identify Afghan nationals. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Deb Decker.

      08/28/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Aug. 27

      This edition features stories on U.S. congressional delegates and the secretary of the Veterans' Administration visiting troops in Afghanistan, Combined Security Transition Command - Afghanistan hosting a senior leadership conference and a linguist for the U.S. Army going back to his home country of Afghanistan to serve as an interpreter between Afghans and coalition forces. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Deb Decker.

      08/27/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Aug. 24

      This edition features stories on Afghan national security forces detaining seven insurgents, the risk of malaria through the winter, and coalition forces helping rebuild the Afghan air corps forces. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Deb Decker.

      08/24/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Aug. 23

      This edition features stories on Taliban members attacking a forward operating base in northeast Afghanistan, how U.S. Soldiers are helping to reduce the risk of malaria, and Afghan, U.S. and Korean forces working together to expand a forward operating base in Afghanistan. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Deb Decker.

      08/23/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Aug. 21

      This edition features stories on Afghanistan celebrating its 88th year of independence from Britain, coalition aircraft having a busy week, and U.S. Soldiers who maintain Apache attack helicopters. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Deb Decker.

      08/21/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Aug. 20

      This edition features stories on the Afghan national army and Afghan police teaming up for an operation, a forward operation base expanding to house multi-national support facilities and troops, and coalition medical personnel providing humanitarian assistance to Afghan citizens. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Deb Decker.

      08/20/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Aug. 17

      This edition features stories on an Afghan flood in Panjshir as well as citizens of the Kapisa province in Afghanistan who have pushed out the Taliban and are working to build their infrastructure. Hosted by Tech Sgt. Deb Decker.

      08/17/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Aug. 15

      This edition features stories on Brain injuries caused from Improvised Explosive Device explosions in Humvees and expanding Forward Operating Bases. Hosted by Tech Sgt. Deb Decker.

      08/15/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Aug. 14

      This edition features stories on Apache helicopters making a hard landing, U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. George Casey, Jr.'s visit to Afghanistan, coalition and Iraqi leaders meeting to modernize living in Afghanistan, and building a skilled workforce in Afghanistan. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Deb Decker.

      08/14/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Aug. 13

      This edition features stories on improvised explosion blast, an attack on Fire Base Anaconda and military kitchen with people from several nationalities. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Deb Decker.

      08/13/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Aug. 10

      This edition features stories on Afghan Nation Army soldiers battling insurgents, Gen. George Casey visiting troops in Afghanistan and U.S. Soldiers sling loading heavy equipment to troops around Afghanistan. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Deb Decker.

      08/10/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Aug. 9

      This edition features stories on Afghan national army soldiers and coalition forces returning fire after an insurgent attack, Gen. James Conway visiting U.S. Marines in Afghanistan, and U.S. Soldiers going on foot patrols to search for improvised explosive devices. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Deb Decker.

      08/09/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Aug. 8

      This edition features stories on the Air Force Chief of Chaplains, Maj. Gen. Charles Baldwin, visiting troops and chaplains in Afghanistan and an Army National Guard unit trying to cultivate the Afghan countryside as part of an agricultural development team. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Deb Decker.

      08/08/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Aug. 7

      This edition features stories on a change of command ceremony, Camp Cunningham personnel working with Afghans to create relocatable buildings for better living conditions, Work Horse Platoon conducting humanitarian aid missions, and daily patrols at border points. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Deb Decker.

      08/07/2007


    • Freedom Watch Afghanistan - Aug. 6

      This edition features stories on Afghan national army soldiers and police detaining two Taliban leaders during a raid, the Panjshir provincial reconstruction team breaking ground on a new micro-hydro-electric generator, and U.S. Soldiers responsible for delivering mail to troops. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Deb Decker.

      08/06/2007