Lt. Col. Christopher Luedtke meets wth Dara district manager Malam Sorab Aug. 5 to discuss infrastructure development in the district. Colonel Luedtke, commander of the Panjshir Provincial Reconstruction Team, and his team members traveled to the Dara district of Panjshir province, Afghanistan, to meet with district officials. Colonel Luedtke is deployed from Hill Air Force Base, Utah. The Panjshir PRT stood up in 2005 and is directed by Ben Lowenthal from the U.S. State Department. Housed at Forward Operating Base Lion in the Hindu Kush mountains. The 40-member team interfaces with a population of approximately 300,000 Afghans spread across 1,393 square miles in six districts.
U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Jim Varhegyi
October 20, 2012
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