Bulgaria in Afghanistan
The country of Bulgaria has been a constant ally to the other
troop contributing nations in Afghanistan. In 2015, with the
ending of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF)
mission and the beginning of the NATO Resolute Support mission
Bulgaria became one of the troop contributing nations supporting
the 'train, advise, and assist' mission. Since the beginning of
2015 there have been over 100 Bulgarian troops deployed to
Blog posts about Bulgaria in Afghanistan by
Afghan War News Blog.
Deployments of Bulgarian forces included medical
teams based in western Herat province, and airport security guard
company based at the Kabul International Airport, a small contingent at
Camp Phoenix. an airport security guard company based at the Kandahar
airbase, and other individuals working at various ISAF staffs and as
trainers and advisors to the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF). At
the height of the deployments to Afghanistan Bulgaria had over 760
troops stationed in the country.
How do I call Sofia, Bulgaria from Afghanistan?
00 + 359 + 2 + Local Number.
What is the distance from Bulgaria to
3,768 kilometers or 2, 341 miles.
Bulgarian Embassy in Afghanistan
Military of Bulgaria by Wikipedia
News Reports about Bulgaria in Afghanistan
May 1, 2015.
"557th Medical Company (Area Support) medics provide first responder
training for Bulgarian soldiers", DVIDS. Medics from the
30th Medical Brigade of Baumholder, Germany conducted a first responder
course in March 2015 at the Vasil Levski National Military University in
Bulgaria to prepare Bulgarian land forces for a deployment to support
Operation Resolute support in Afghanistan.
November 13, 2014.
"Bulgarian Soldiers to Depart for NATO's New Mission in Afghanistan".
Novinite.com. About 110 troops head to Afghanistan soon. They will be
responsible for the security of Kandahar airfield as well as provide
instructors and staff for the new Resolute Support mission that is
training, advising, and assisting the Afghan security forces.
September 5, 2014.
"Bulgaria provides humanitarian aid for Afghanistan landslide victims".
ReliefWeb. The aid was delivered in response to the landslide
in Badakhshan province in May 2014. Among the aid items were 50 tents
and 200 blankets.
January 7, 2014.
"300 Bulgarian Rangers Leave for Afghanistan". Novinite.com. The
Rangers will guard the Kandahar airport in southern Afghanistan as well
as provide teams of advisors to the local security forces.
January 5, 2013.
"Bulgaria starts withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan". neurope.eu.
March 6, 2012.
"Afghanistan: Georgia Guard welcomes visit from Bulgarian President".
National Guard. The President of the Republic of Bulgaria and
his delegation paid a visit to his deployed Bulgarian soldiers in
February 2012 at Camp Phoenix (located in Kabul area).
December 1, 2011.
"Bulgaria to withdraw 600 troops from Afghanistan". Khaama
Press. The troops will be withdrawn over the course of the next
three years starting in 2012 and ending with the termination of the NATO
ISAF mission in December 2014.
January 15, 2008.
"Bulgaria Orders M1117 ASVs for Afghanistan." Defense Industry
Daily. A deal signed with Textron Land Systems will be in force
until 2011. The vehicles provide good mobility with strong