DOD IG report on Afghan air controllers

August 12, 2019 |

The Aug. 8, 2019 Defense Department inspector general's report finds that "U.S. and Coalition efforts to train, advise, assist, and equip [Afghan tactical air coordinators], air liaison officers, and air targeting officers did not fully meet operational objectives for the ATACs to provide independent [air-to-ground integration] support to Afghan ground forces with minimal casualties and fratricide."


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