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10th ACR Task Force RSM

The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) operation has been renamed to the NATO-led Resolute Support (RS) training operation in Afghanistan since 1 January 2015.

The Czech Armed Forces Task Force in ISAF operation was an organisational unit set up in 2010, whose commander directly commanded Czech units deployed at the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul - HKIA (formerly: Kabul International Airport - KAIA), and administratively controlled and provided logistic support for the rest of Czech units serving elswhere in Afghanistan on the ISAF operation until 31st December 2014. From 1st January 2015 the ISAF was renamed to the Resolute Support training operation. Units deployed in Kabul continue, after reorganisation, in work of three previous contingents.

Resolute Support operation:

Colonel Vratislav Beran

Commander of the 10th ACR Task Force RS:

Colonel Vratislav Beran

(Assumed operational task on 2nd December 2014 for six months).

Previous units of the Task Force were commanded by:

- Lieutenant Colonel Pavel Siska, Major Josef Nejedly, Colonel Jaroslav Jiru, Colonel Jaroslav Strupl, Colonel Jan Koziak, Colonel Martin Stochl, Colonel Jaroslav Trakal, Colonel Pavel Vesely, and others.

{the 1st unit /= 1st TASK FORCE/ served in Kabul for eight months}

 

The Task Force Comprises:

(I) Units under the direct command of Task Force commander:

  • Command and Staff

  • National Support Element

  • Military Police (Protection Group)

  • 15th AAT Unit - Air Adviser Team trains Afghan airmen to pilot and maintain Mi-17 and Mi-24 helicopters

  • 13th Field Surgical Team - The Czech Team reinforces the U.S. Military Hospital personnel at the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul

  • Representation at Kabul and Bagram headquarters of RS

With the exception of NSE, whose members provide logistic and administrative support for all Czech soldiers deployed in Afghanistan, all others work in favour of the Hamid Karzai International Airport multi-national force.

  

 Location of the ACR Task Force RS

 

(II) Unit under independent command:

  • Guard Company of the Bagram Air Field in the Parwan Province

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Total size of Czech presence in the Resolute Support operation is 281 personnel as of 29 April 2015.

Previous Czech units in Kabul:

 

 

All forces in RS:


Last update: June 2, 2015