Camp Eggers

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Dan Rather speaking with Lt. Gen. William B. Caldwell and Sergeant Maj. Ralph R. Beam about the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) training mission and other issues at Camp Eggers in Kabul, Afghanistan, in 2011.
Camp Eggers on Anzac Day in 2007.

Camp Eggers is a United States military base in Kabul, Afghanistan.[1] located near the US Embassy and the Afghan Presidential Palace. The camp is named after Capt. Daniel W. Eggers, a US soldier from the 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, North Carolina, who was killed by an improvised explosive device (IED) along with three other soldiers on 29 May 2004 near Kandahar.

Overview[edit]

Camp Eggers has been home to the Combined Forces Command - Afghanistan (CFC-A), and Combined Security Transition Command - Afghanistan (CSTC-A). CFC-A was disestablished in early-2007 while CSTC-A continues to train the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) and are assisting with provincial reconstruction projects such as school reconstruction and road repair. It is used by all U.S. military branches and the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF).

Noted personnel[edit]

  • Lt. Gen. Karl Eikenberry, former Commander, Combined Forces Command-Afghanistan.
  • Lt. Gen David Barno, first Commander of Combined Forces Command-Afghanistan.
  • Sgt. Michael Donovan, Military Staff Personnel.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Welcome to Camp Eggers, US Department of Defense, Central Command

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 34°31′50″N 69°10′47″E / 34.530559°N 69.17973°E / 34.530559; 69.17973