The future of Super FOB takes shape in Paktika

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The future of Super FOB takes shape in Paktika

A security guard for the Lebanese company Nassar Group International pulls guard duty on their living compound, which is inside the Forward Operating Base Super FOB construction site. In addition to a contingent of a few dozen Lebanese security professionals and site managers, NGI employs hundreds of local Afghan workers in the building of Super FOB, which will be the largest training and operations base for the Afghan National Army when completed.

The future of Super FOB takes shape in Paktika

U.S. Army Capt. Andrew Littel, Forward Operating Base Super FOB commander, walks the Super FOB construction site March 16, with Gaby Bougharios and Simon Jabbour, who are senior managers for Nassar Group International, the company that won the bid to construct the huge base. Super FOB will be the largest training and operations base for the Afghan National Army when complete.

The future of Super FOB takes shape in Paktika

Pierre Nassar, owner of Nassar Group International, the company hired to construct the Afghan National Army base known as Forward Operating Base Super FOB, stands in front of some of the modern barracks ANA soldiers will live in when the base opens later this year. Once it’s up and running, Super FOB will be the largest training and operations base for the ANA in the country.

The future of Super FOB takes shape in Paktika

Site managers check the progress of construction on the dining facility on Forward Operating Base Super FOB, March 16, which will be able to feed 1,000 soldiers at a time. Super FOB is being built by Nassar Group International, a Lebanese company supervised by the Army Corps of Engineers, and will be the largest training and operations base for the Afghan National Army when complete.

The future of Super FOB takes shape in Paktika

Local Afghans work on the cement foundations for 10 wood-burning stoves that will supplement the dining facility on Forward Operating Base Super FOB, while the flags of Lebanon, Afghanistan and the U.S. fly behind them March 16. Super FOB is being built by Nassar Group International, a Lebanese company supervised by the Army Corps of Engineers, and will be the largest training and operations base for the Afghan National Army when complete.

The future of Super FOB takes shape in Paktika

U.S. Army Capt. Andrew Littel, Forward Operating Base Super FOB commander, explains the paving process for one of the streets of Super FOB, March 16, which will be the largest training and operations base for the Afghan National Army when complete.

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