On April 6th, the provincial reconstruction team based in Qalat, Afghanistan suffered a devastating loss. Six team members were killed during a failed attempt to assassinate the governor of Zabul Province. KUHF's Andrew Schneider was the first reporter to meet with the team after the attack.
Afghanistan's Highway 1 is the country’s largest and most important commercial artery. Protecting the highway is one of the top priorities for the 2nd Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, based in Zabul Province. KUHF Reporter Andrew Schneider accompanied the squadron on a mission to root out a persistent Taliban threat to the road system.
The 1st Battalion, 36th Infantry Regiment, based at Fort Bliss, is now halfway through a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan's Kandahar Province. KUHF reporter Andrew Schneider joined the unit on a recent patrol into Taliban-held territory.