Counter-Insurgency: Reflections on a Year in Afghanistan

6:00 pm on Thursday, February 28, 2013
7:30 pm on Thursday, February 28, 2013
CAS 237, 725 Commonwealth Avenue
Forum on counterinsurgency (COIN) hosted by IHI Fellow and active duty USAF Colonel Erik Rundquist, currently Chief of Security Forces, Langley AFB in Virginia. In 2011-2012 Colonel Rundquist was the commander of Task Force 1/455 at Bagram, Afghanistan, where he led joint Air Force/Army battlefront ground forces conducting combat patrols, base operations, and emergency response in support of the strategic air hub. He also worked extensively with Interagency and coalition partners to include the State Department, FBI, and intelligence organizations throughout Parwan Province in eastern Afghanistan. In addition, Colonel Rundquist has served with COIN forces throughout Iraq. Light refreshments will be served.