Posts tagged Khost Province

January 4, 2010

 

Two village goats and an ADT soldier

Cultivating Afghanistan — Half a Year of Progress?

WFIU begins begin a second installment of our series “Cultivating Afghanistan” with update on the ADT’s progress a in a Taliban-controlled district.

August 28, 2009

 

Cultivating Afghanistan: The War So Far

Cultivating Afghanistan: Colonel Michael Howard and The War So Far

Col. Michael Howard, Brigade Commander in the turbulent eastern Afghan provinces where the 119th Agribusiness Development Team operates, talks about the war so far.

July 22, 2009

 

Cultivating Afghanistan: Anthopologists and the Insurgency

The ADT soldiers use specialized social scientists, both in Afghanistan and back home in Indiana, to better understand Afghan societies.

July 20, 2009

 

Cultivating Afghanistan: A Day on FOB Salerno

A look at a day in the life of the base which is home to the Indiana National Guard's 119th Agribusiness Development Team.

July 10, 2009

 

Cultivating Afghanistan: Securing the Soldiers

Khost Province, Afghanistan is an area so dangerous that constant security is crucial to the humanitarian mission of the Indiana National Guard's 119th ADT.

July 1, 2009

 

Cultivating Afghanistan: Finding Profit in Farming

As part of its mission in Afghanistan, the Indiana National Guard's Agribusiness Development Team must determine which products farmers should raise.

June 23, 2009

 

Cultivating Afghanistan: Finding Food for Animal Husbandry

The Indiana National Guard's 119th Agribusiness Team is working to improve breeding and feeding of animals in Eastern Afghanistan.

June 17, 2009

 

Cultivating Afghanistan: Irrigating Khost Province

The farmer-soldiers of the Indiana National Guard's 119th Agribusiness Development Team have begun working to make irrigation more sustainable in Afghanistan.

June 10, 2009

 

Cultivating Afghanistan: The Dangers of Khost Province

Though The Indiana National Guard's 119th Agribusiness Team is in Afghanistan to help farmers, that doesn't mean their mission is not fraught with danger.

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