Patrol Base Atiq
Mirabad Valley, Google Earth
Mirabad Valley – Google Earth link (.kmz)
Troops from MRT-1 Prepare for Night Patrol, Image Gallery 2010, Afghanistan, Department of Defence, 31 March 2010
On 23 March 2010 the security section at Patrol Base Atiq, part of the First Mentoring Task Force contingent, conducted an un-partnered night patrol through the villages of Khaneqah, Sad Mardeh and Sinha in the Mirabad Valley Region of Oruzgan Province.
Soldiers from the First Mentoring Task Force patrol at last light from Patrol Base Atiq in the Mirabad Valley Region,
Image Gallery 2010, Afghanistan, Department of Defence, 31 March 2010
(Date taken: 23 March 2010)
Watch From Patrol Base Atiq into Sinha of Mirabad Valley, ADF Media, 11 May 2010
xWith Afghan crops reaching knee high in the green zone, First Mentoring Task Force soldiers are increasing the patrol tempo in an effort to drive insurgents from local villages. As a part of this effort, MTF1 soldiers from Patrol Base Atiq conducted a dismounted patrol through the village of Sinha in the Mirabad Valley Region on the 25th March 2010. The patrol was designed to provide a security presence in the area and to demonstrate Australian and ANA commitment to disrupting insurgent activity.
Project coordinator: Richard Tanter
Additional research: Arabella Imhoff
Updated: 8 June 2010