1st ACR Contingent, ISAF, Uruzgan
The Czech Republic responded to a Dutch request made to allies to help increase size of soldiers protecting Provincial Reconstruction Teams in Uruzgan province in southern Afghanistan.
The governmental proposal to deploy soldiers in the Regional Command-South of ISAF mission was passed by both chambers of the Czech Parliament.
The primary task of the Contingent was to protect a perimeter of the Dutch Camp Hadrian - Forward Operating Base Hadrian - close to the town of Deh Rawod in the southern Afghan province of Uruzgan. Members of the Czech Contingent were located at the base together with up to 200 Dutch servicemembers and French soldiers, who operate Provincial Reconstruction Team there.
Major Miroslav Brázda
Size of the Contingent:
63 (as of 29 December 2008)
The Contingent served at the FOB Hadrian till January 2009.
The core of the Contingent was made of personnel of the 31st Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Protection Brigade, which homebase is in Liberec, Czech Republic.
The Contingent in size of 63 personnel assumed operational task by the 1 July 2008.
Updated: January 27, 2009