5th ACR Guard Company BAF

The 5th ACR Guard Company BAF (BAF – Bagram Air Field), ACR Task Force on the allied Resolute Support Mission, serves in the Afghan Province of Parwan for six months - from October 2015 to April 2016.

The unit operationally reports to the American battalion-size Task Force Buffalo which is in charge of the base protection. Their area of responsibility is named the Bagram Security Zone, and is spread mainly through Bagram district, then Charikar district (westward), Kohistan district (northward), and Qarah Bagh district (southward).

The 5th BAF serves in the northern part of the task force area of responsibility.

The 5th BAF comprises in total 165 Czech soldiers. The core of the unit is formed by personnel of the 71st Mechanised Battalion based at Hranice. They are complemented by specialists from other Czech military units.


Captain Radek Soman 

Commander of the 5th ACR Guard Company BAF:

  • Captain Radek Soman

The company's commander assumed his operational task on 4th October 2015.

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Moved to History: April 13, 2016