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Provincial Reconstruction Team in Logar - 6th Unit

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 Logar

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 6th ACR Unit serving within PRT Logar Lieutenant Colonel Ctirad Gazda assumed operational task as of 15 August 2010. Soldiers are being deployed for six months.

The Czech PRT comprises both military and civilian parts. The core of the military part is formed by soldiers of the 71st Mechanised Battalion based at Hranice complemented by specialists from other 25 units and installations of the Czech military, predominantly from the 4th Rapid Deployment Brigade.

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

Lieutenant Colonel Ctirad Gazda

Commander of the 6th ACR Unit in PRT Logar:

Lieutenant Colonel Ctirad Gazda

Size of the military part:

  • 261 personnel

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:

Matyas Zrno

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


February 4, 2011