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Afghan National Army Air Corps general visits Maxwell

Release Number: 040510

Maj. Gen. Mohammad Dawran, Afghan National Army Air Corps commanding general, and Maj. Gen. Michael Boera, Combined Air Power Transition Force/NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan commanding general, will be visiting Maxwell Air Force Base from May 17-20, 2010.

They will be addressing the 2010 Air Command and Staff College graduating class as well as students at the International Officer School.

In Afghanistan, they are working together in a joint mission to mentor, train, and assist the Afghan National Security Forces' aviation units. They are working to develop presidential airlift, battlefield mobility, attack, command and control, counternarcotics, police aviation security, and reconnaissance capabilities of the Afghan air forces.

Media interview opportunities will be available on Monday May 17, 12:30-1:20 p.m. in the International Officers School Honor Roll room.

For more information, contact the Air University Public Affairs office at (334) 953-2826 or (334) 953-2014.