ISAF - Provincial Reconstruction Team in Logar

Provincial Reconstruction Team 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 last part of the 2nd ACR Contingent PRT Logar arrived to the Shank Base in Logar on the 6 August 2008 and the commander assumed operational task as of the 18 August 2008. Soldiers are deployed for six months.

The Contingent comprises both military and civilian parts. The core of the military part is formed by soldiers of the 7th Mechanised Brigade based at Hranice, Czech Republic, complemented by other soldiers of necessary specialties.

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

LTC Pavel Lipka


Lieutenant Colonel Pavel Lipka


Size of the 2nd ACR Contingent PRT Logar:

  • military part 200, and
  • civilian part 9 personnel

Transport provided by US Air Force - 1 Children greet soldiers Transport provided by US Air Force - 2

Hydro power plant turbine repaired Soldiers of Afghan National Army Deep valley ahead


Mr. Vaclav Pecha

Leader of the civilian part:

Vaclav Pecha

The Contingent is located at the US Forward Operating Base Shank (FOB Shank).




Updated: December 29, 2008