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7th ACR unit PRT Logar

Czech PRT Logar comprises military and civilian parts.

NATO International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan

NATO Operation in Afghanistan


The Czech Republic operates its own Provincial Reconstruction Team in the Logar province

The Czech authorities responded to calls of allies for reinforcement of allied military presence in Afghanistan in support of success of ISAF operation in suppressing Taliban activities and in support of the Afghan Government.

The ACR have participated in the NATO International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan since 12 March 2004.

Commander of the present 7th ACR Unit serving within PRT Logar Colonel Miroslav Hlavac assumed operational task as of the 19th February 2011. Soldiers are being deployed for six months, that is till August 2011.

The Czech PRT comprises both military and civilian parts. The core of the military part is formed by soldiers of the 43rd Airborne Mechanised Battalion (from the 4th Rapid Deployment Brigade) based at Chrudim complemented by specialists from other 28 units and installations of the Czech military.

Czech PRT Logar Badge, languages Pashto on the right, and Dari on the left

Commander of the 7th ACR Unit in PRT Logar:

Colonel Miroslav Hlavac

Colonel Miroslav Hlavac

Size of the military part:

  • 293 personnel (including nine women) at average age of 31

Czech personnel are transported by US helicopters Multi-National patrol in action Czech and American soldiers at Azra, Logar Province, Afghanistan

Leader of the civilian part:

Petr Svacina

Size of the civilian part:

  • 11 civilian experts

Personnel of the Czech PRT Logar are located at the US Forward Operating Base Shank (FOB Shank).

Afghanistan

 

History:

 

Afghanistan

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August 22, 2011