Two afghan soldiers stood guard behind a weapon cache (not in the picture) as a Russian-made T-55A tank is parked next to them during a campaign on collecting heavy weapons from regional commanders in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif, 02 December 2003.
M113 of the San Marco battalion in Afghanistan or Iraq.
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A guerrilla soldier aims a stinger missle at passing aircraft near a remote rebel base in the Safed Koh Mountains February 10, 1988 in Afghanistan. The end of Soviet military occupation, which began in 1979, has left the Afghan Army more vulnerable to these guerrilla forces, who are fighting the Russian-installed Afghan government.
An Afghan national army soldier (R) checks a Russian-made T-55A type tank seized from regional factional commanders during a campaign on collecting heavy weapons in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif, 02 December 2003.
May 18, 2003 - The Afghan government launched a training program to create a 50,000-strong national police force and 12,000 border police by 2008.
M-813 5-ton, 6x6 truck full of U.S. Army soldiers fords the Pech River in Pech Valley, Afghanistan, during operations, 9 April 2006. The soldiers are attached to Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment.