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Task Force Kandahar

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Task Force Kandahar (TFK) was the formation conducting the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) mission in Kandahar Province under ISAF Regional Command South. [1]

62 relations: Afghanistan, Arghandab District, Battle of Arghandab (2008), Battle of Panjwaii, Battlegroup (army), Camp Julien, Camp Nathan Smith, Canada in the War in Afghanistan, Canadian Armed Forces, Canadian Forces casualties in Afghanistan, Canadian International Development Agency, CFB Edmonton, CFB Gagetown, Combined Joint Task Force 76, Commander-in-Chief of the Canadian Armed Forces, Daniel Ménard, Denmark, Global Affairs Canada, Government of Canada, Governor General of Canada, Guy Laroche (general), Helmand Province, International Security Assistance Force, Jonathan Vance, Kabul, Kandahar, Kandahar International Airport, Kandahar Province, Land Force Atlantic Area, Leopard 1, Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians), M777 howitzer, Maiwand, NATO, Netherlands, Operation Achilles, Operation Archer, Operation Athena, Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Medusa, Operation Mountain Thrust, Operation Shahi Tandar, Operational Mentoring and Liaison Team, Panjwayi District, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, Provincial Reconstruction Team, Royal 22nd Regiment, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Sarposa prison attack of 2008, Taliban, ..., The Royal Canadian Regiment, Tim Grant (general), Train Advise Assist Command – South, United Kingdom, United States, Zhari District, 1 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group, 2 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group, 205th Corps, 2nd Infantry Regiment (United States), 3rd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment, 5 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group. Expand index (12 more) »

Afghanistan

Afghanistan (Pashto/Dari:, Pashto: Afġānistān, Dari: Afġānestān), officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country located within South Asia and Central Asia.

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Arghandab District

Arghandab (Pashto/ارغنداب) is a district in the central part of Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.

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Battle of Arghandab (2008)

The Battle of Arghandab (code-named Operation IBRAT by the insurgents) began on June 18, 2008, when NATO-led forces attacked Taliban militants in response to Taliban attacks in Arghandab District and Kandahar.

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Battle of Panjwaii

The Battle of Panjwaii was fought in mid-2006 between primarily Canadian and Afghan soldiers, supported by small elements of Dutch, American, and British forces, and the Taliban.

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Battlegroup (army)

A battlegroup (British/Commonwealth term), or task force (U.S. term) in modern military theory is the basic building block of an army's fighting force.

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Camp Julien

Camp Julien was the main base for the Canadian contingent of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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Camp Nathan Smith

Camp Nathan Smith was a former Canadian and later American military base in Kandahar City, Afghanistan.

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Canada in the War in Afghanistan

Canada's role in the Afghanistan War began in late 2001.

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Canadian Armed Forces

The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF; Forces armées canadiennes, FAC), or Canadian Forces (CF) (Forces canadiennes, FC), are the unified armed forces of Canada, as constituted by the National Defence Act, which states: "The Canadian Forces are the armed forces of Her Majesty raised by Canada and consist of one Service called the Canadian Armed Forces." This unified institution consists of sea, land, and air elements referred to as the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN), Canadian Army, and Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF).

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Canadian Forces casualties in Afghanistan

The number of Canadian Forces' fatalities resulting from Canadian military activities in Afghanistan is the largest for any single Canadian military mission since the Korean War between 1950 and 1953.

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Canadian International Development Agency

The Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) was a federal Canadian organization that administered foreign aid programs in developing countries.

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CFB Edmonton

CFB Edmonton is a Canadian Forces base located in Sturgeon County adjacent to the City of Edmonton in Alberta, Canada.

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CFB Gagetown

5th Canadian Division Support Base (5 CDSB) Gagetown, formerly known as and commonly referred to as CFB Gagetown, is a large Canadian Forces Base covering an area over, located in southwestern New Brunswick.

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Combined Joint Task Force 76

Combined Joint Task Force – 76 (CJTF-76) was a US led subordinate formation of Combined Forces Command – Afghanistan (CFC-A) headquartered in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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Commander-in-Chief of the Canadian Armed Forces

The Commander-in-Chief of the Canadian Armed Forces (Commandant en chef des Forces armées canadiennes) is the supreme commander of Canada's armed forces.

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Daniel Ménard

Daniel Ménard is a Canadian citizen and former General in the Canadian Armed Forces.

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Denmark

Denmark (Danmark), officially the Kingdom of Denmark,Kongeriget Danmark,.

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Global Affairs Canada

Global Affairs Canada (GAC; Affaires mondiales Canada, or AMC) is the department in the Government of Canada that manages Canada's diplomatic and consular relations, to encourage the country's international trade, and to lead Canada's international development and humanitarian assistance.

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Government of Canada

The Government of Canada (Gouvernement du Canada), formally Her Majesty's Government (Gouvernement de Sa Majesté), is the federal administration of Canada.

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Governor General of Canada

The Governor General of Canada (Gouverneure générale du Canada) is the federal viceregal representative of the.

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Guy Laroche (general)

J.R.M.G. (Guy) Laroche is a retired Major-General of the Canadian Forces.

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Helmand Province

Helmand (Pashto/Dari: هلمند), also known as Hillmand or Helman, and, in ancient times, as Hermand and Hethumand is one of the 34 provinces of Afghanistan, in the south of the country.

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International Security Assistance Force

The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) was a NATO-led security mission in Afghanistan, established by the United Nations Security Council in December 2001 by Resolution 1386, as envisaged by the Bonn Agreement.

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Jonathan Vance

Jonathan Holbert "Jon" Vance (born January 3, 1964) is a Canadian Army general who serves as Chief of the Defence Staff of the Canadian Armed Forces.

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Kabul

Kabul (کابل) is the capital of Afghanistan and its largest city, located in the eastern section of the country.

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Kandahar

Kandahār or Qandahār (کندهار; قندهار; known in older literature as Candahar) is the second-largest city in Afghanistan, with a population of about 557,118.

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Kandahar International Airport

Kandahar International Airport (د کندهار نړيوال هوايي ډګر; referred to by ISAF as Kandahar Airfield, KAF) is located south-east of Kandahar City in Afghanistan.

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Kandahar Province

Kandahar (کندھار; قندهار) is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan, located in the southern part of the country next to Pakistan.

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Land Force Atlantic Area

Land Force Atlantic Area (LFAA) was a formation responsible for Canadian Army operations in the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island.

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Leopard 1

The Leopard (or Leopard 1) is a main battle tank designed and produced in West Germany that first entered service in 1965.

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Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians)

Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians) (LdSH) is a regular armoured regiment of the Canadian Army.

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M777 howitzer

The M777 howitzer is a towed 155 mm artillery piece.

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Maiwand

Maiwand is a village in Afghanistan within the Maywand District of Kandahar Province.

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NATO

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO; Organisation du Traité de l'Atlantique Nord; OTAN), also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance between 29 North American and European countries.

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Netherlands

The Netherlands (Nederland), often referred to as Holland, is a country located mostly in Western Europe with a population of seventeen million.

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Operation Achilles

Operation Achilles was a NATO operation, part of the war in Afghanistan.

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Operation Archer

Operation Archer is the Canadian Forces contribution to Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.

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Operation Athena

Operation Athena is the Canadian Forces contribution to the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan.The operation was divided in two phases: the first one took place from July 2003 to July 2005 in the Kabul region and the second one from August 2005 to December 2011 in the Kandahar area.

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Operation Enduring Freedom

Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) is the official name used by the U.S. government for the Global War on Terrorism.

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Operation Medusa

Operation Medusa (September 2–17, 2006) was a Canadian-led offensive during the second Battle of Panjwaii of the war in Afghanistan.

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Operation Mountain Thrust

Operation Mountain Thrust was a NATO and Afghan-led operation in the war in Afghanistan, with more than 3,300 British troops, 2,300 U.S., 2,200 Canadian troops, about 3,500 Afghan soldiers and large air support.

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Operation Shahi Tandar

Operation Shahi Tandar, also called Operation Atal, was a series of operations by Coalition troops from the British 42 Commando Royal Marines, Royal Canadian Regiment, 2-2 United States Infantry, and the Afghan national military in central Helmand province and the Western Panjwayi and Western Zhari districts of Kandahar, Afghanistan from January 7–31, 2009.

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Operational Mentoring and Liaison Team

Operational Mentoring and Liaison Teams (OMLTs) are the NATO equivalent of the United States' Embedded Training Teams and are active in Afghanistan.

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Panjwayi District

Panjwayi (also spelled Panjwaye, Panjwaii, Panjway, Panjwa'i, or Panjwai) is a district in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.

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Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry

Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (PPCLI, generally referred to as the Patricia's) is one of the three Regular Force infantry regiments of the Canadian Army of the Canadian Armed Forces.

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Provincial Reconstruction Team

A Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) was a unit introduced by the United States government, consisting of military officers, diplomats, and reconstruction subject matter experts, working to support reconstruction efforts in unstable states.

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Royal 22nd Regiment

The Royal 22nd Regiment (R22R), or rather the Royal 22e Régiment in both English and French correct usage, and colloquially in English The Van Doos (representing an anglicized pronunciation of the French for twenty-two, vingt-deux), or, in French, le Vingt-deuxième, is an infantry regiment of the Canadian Army.

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Royal Canadian Mounted Police

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP; Gendarmerie royale du Canada (GRC), "Royal Gendarmerie of Canada"; colloquially known as The Mounties, and internally as "the Force") is the federal and national police force of Canada.

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Sarposa prison attack of 2008

The Sarposa Prison attack was a raid on the Sarposa Prison in Kandahar, Afghanistan by Taliban insurgents on June 13, 2008.

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Taliban

The Taliban (طالبان "students"), alternatively spelled Taleban, which refers to itself as the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA), is a Sunni Islamic fundamentalist political movement in Afghanistan currently waging war (an insurgency, or jihad) within that country.

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The Royal Canadian Regiment

The Royal Canadian Regiment (The RCR) is an infantry regiment of the Canadian Army.

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Tim Grant (general)

T.J. Grant is a retired Major General of the Canadian Forces.

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Train Advise Assist Command – South

Train Advise Assist Command – South (TAAC – South) is a multinational military formation, part of NATO's Resolute Support Mission within Afghanistan.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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Zhari District

Zhari (Pashto: ژېړۍ, ولسوالی ژری) is a new district in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.

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1 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group

1 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group (1CMBG; French: 1er Groupe-brigade mécanisé du Canada) is a Canadian Forces brigade group that is part of the 3rd Canadian Division of the Canadian Army.

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2 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group

2 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group (2 CMBG; 2e Groupe-brigade mécanisé du Canada) is a Canadian Forces brigade group that is part of 4th Canadian Division of the Canadian Army.

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205th Corps

The 205th 'Atul' (Hero) Corps is a corps-level formation of the Afghan National Army since 2004.

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2nd Infantry Regiment (United States)

The 2nd Infantry Regiment is an infantry regiment in the United States Army that has served for more than two hundred years.

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3rd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment

3rd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment is a regular force light infantry battalion of the Canadian Forces.

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5 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group

5 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group (5e Groupe-brigade mécanisé du Canada) (5 CMBG) is a Canadian Forces brigade group that is part of 2nd Canadian Division of the Canadian Army.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Task_Force_Kandahar

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