Gustav leads the way.
Panjwa’i District, Afghanistan Specific 02 June 2011
Security operations in Panjwa’i and Dand districts
Corporal Jean Francois Belzil of “Lucky 13” Platoon, A-Company, 1st Battalion, Royal 22em Régiment, is on patrol during Operation OMID ATAL 09 (Hope and Victory).
This operation saw the Afghan National Army’s 1st Brigade of the 205th (Hero) Corps, under the command of BGen Ahmed Habibi, take a leadership role and partner with Task Force Kandahar, under the command of BGen Dean Milner, to conduct security operations throughout Panjwa’i and Dand districts of Kandahar Province.
Task Force Kandahar will continue robust security operations in conjunction with the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Afghan National Security Forces, and its coalition and civilian partners in order to eliminate insurgent violence and set the conditions for successful and sustainable governance, development and peace in southern Afghanistan.
Canadian Forces Image Number AR2011-0200-09
By Cpl Tina Gillies with Roto 10, Task Force Kandahar, Afghanistan