This article is over 3 years old cargo plane crashes at Bagram airbase in A military vehicle aboard an overloaded plane in Afghanistan broke free and struck critical operating systems, probably leading to the crash that killed all seven crew members, US safety officials said on Tuesday.
President Eisenhower 's visit in It is important to note that Eisenhower did Agram bagram visit the nearby Kabul International Airportwhich was being built by the Soviet Union. The airport at Bagram was originally built in the s, during the Cold Warat a time when the United States and neighboring Soviet Union were busy spreading influence in Afghanistan.
During the s Soviet—Afghan Warit played a key role, serving as a base of operations for troops and supplies. Bagram was also the initial staging point for the invading Soviet forces at the beginning of the conflict, with elements of two Soviet Airborne Troops ' divisions being deployed there.
Aircraft based at Bagram, including the th Assault Aviation Regiment flying Susprovided close air support for Soviet and Afghan troops in the field. Following the withdrawal of the Soviet forces and the rise of the Western-funded and Pakistani-trained  mujahideen rebels, Afghanistan plunged into civil war.
Control of the base was contested from Agram bagram between the Northern Alliance and Talibanoften with each controlling territory on opposing ends of the base.
Taliban forces were consistently within artillery and mortar range of the field, denying full possession of the strategic facility to the Northern Alliance.
Press reports indicated that at times a Northern Alliance general was using the bombed-out control tower as an observation post and as a location to brief journalists, with his headquarters nearby.
Inthe Taliban took over control and forced the Northern Alliance to retreat further to the north. As of mid-December more than US troops, mainly with the 10th Mountain Division, were providing force protection at Bagram.
The troops patrolled the base perimeter, guarded the front gate, and cleared the runway of explosive ordnance. As of early January the number of 10th Mountain Division troops had grown to about soldiers. There are numerous dining facilities at Bagram Airfield.
Troops and civilians have various dining options that include Pizza HutSubwayan Afghan restaurant, as well as Green Beans coffee shops. As of late Januarythere were somewhere around 4, US troops in Afghanistan, of which about 3, were at Kandahar International Airportand about were stationed at Bagram.
The runway began to be repaired by US, Italian and Polish military personnel.
By mid-JuneBagram Airfield was serving as home to more than 7, US and other armed services. Numerous tent areas house the troops based there, including one named Viper City. It was reported that "Bagram came under daily rocket attack" in even though most of these attacks went unreported by the press.
There were several hundred, with plans to build close to of them. The plans were to have nearly 1, structures built bybut completion of the project was expected much earlier; possibly by July The increased construction fell under US Central Command standards of temporary housing and allowed for the building of B-huts on base, not to show permanence, but to raise the standard for troops serving here.
The wooden structures have no concrete foundation thus not considered permanent housing, just an upgrade from the tents, the only option Bagram personnel and troops had seen previously.
The small homes offer troops protection from environmental conditions including wind, snow, sand and cold. Due to the height and snow storms commercial aircraft have difficulty landing there, and older aircraft often rely on very experienced crews in order to be able to land there.
The base was able to house 10, troops in According to the article: But it is clear from what's happening at Bagram Airfield—the Afghan end of the Charleston -to-Afghanistan lifeline—that the U.Former Agram Legal Consultants partner Sudipta Routh, who’d joined the firm in May from Luthra & Luthra, will join Samvad Partners in Mumbai as its third partner in the city.
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