Afghan Biographies

10th Special Operation Kandak Commando

Name 10th Special Operation Kandak Commando
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10th Special Operation Commando Kandak is located in Camp Pamir, Kunduz province, Afghanistan. Divided into three special operations light infantry companies, the 10th SOK always actively pursues the enemies of Afghanistan with at least one Commando element. The special operators fires company organic weapon systems to include rifles, light and heavy machine guns, RPGs and mortars.

On Dec. 10, 2017, 10th SOK concluded a series of focused offensive operation in Kunduz province resulting in the removal of 101 Taliban fighters from Imam Sahib district. Over the course of five days, the Commandos eliminated 74 Taliban, wounded an additional 27 insurgents, and destroyed 87 defensive fortifications.

Four thousand additional Commandos will join the force before the start of the traditional fighting season in April 2018. The first Mobile Strike Kandak Commando force graduated from the Commando Qualification Course in Dec., and begins the inaugural Cobra Strike Mobility Course at Pol-e-Charki on Feb. 3.

Last Modified 2018-01-17
Established 2018-01-17