TITLE

Lessons From Iraq Guide Afghanistan Exit

AUTHOR(S)
BOLAND, RITA
PUB. DATE
January 2014
SOURCE
Signal;Jan2014, Vol. 68 Issue 5, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the efforts of the U.S. military as it exits Afghanistan, which according to experts will cost the U.S. government 6.5 to 7 billion U.S. dollars to retrograde about 33 billion U.S. dollars worth of equipment. The work being led by the 1st Theater Sustainment Command (TSC) is detailed, which is based on the CENTCOM Materiel Retrograde Element (CMRE) that was made based on the lesson from the Iraq exit. The challenges associated with the retrograde efforts are explored. INSET: Keeping Communications Up as Forces Draw Down.
ACCESSION #
93479289

 

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