Operation Champion Sword
|Operation Champion Sword|
|Part of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present)|
A soldier on patrol in Afghanistan as part of the operation
|Commanders and leaders|
|Stanley A. McChrystal
Robert L. Caslen Jr.
Osama bin Laden
Operation Champion Sword was a joint military operation by the forces of the United States and Afghanistan as part of an International Security Assistance Force against the Taliban and allies. Lasting for a week, the operation resulted in the capture of 14 militants and homemade bomb-makers, as well as improving the general security of Khost Province. The operation targeted safe havens and terrorist hideouts in the Sabari and Tere Zayi districts of Khost province.