FRENCH TASK FORCES in Afghanistan

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    FRENCH TASK FORCES in Afghanistan

    Post by JYN on Fri May 06, 2011 3:59 pm

    Hello,

    I will begin by the Patch of the TF La Fayette.

    TASK FORCE LAFAYETTE

    This Task Force has been created on the 1st of November 2009.

    Task Force La Fayette (TF La Fayette) is one of the seven Brigades Combat Team of the Regional Combat East (RC-E). Zone of operation is the SUROBI District and the KAPISA's province at the East and North-East of KABOUL.

    Organization on 1st November 2009 :

    - Groupements Tactiques Interarmes (GTIA) : GTIA KAPISA & GTIA, SUROBI.
    - Bataillon de Commandement et de soutien (BCS)
    - Bataillon d'hélicoptères (BatHélico)



    Patch TF Lafayette + GTIA SUROBI' tab.



    Another example with Battle Group (BG)RICHELIEU' tab (Photo Service Defense)



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    Re: FRENCH TASK FORCES in Afghanistan

    Post by ladrang on Fri May 06, 2011 4:10 pm

    Hi JY your patches are really cool. What s that means GTIA SUROBI on the tab??

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    Re: FRENCH TASK FORCES in Afghanistan

    Post by US0844 on Fri May 06, 2011 4:13 pm

    Hello, Task Force La Fayette cheers cheers cheers

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    Re: FRENCH TASK FORCES in Afghanistan

    Post by JYN on Fri May 06, 2011 4:24 pm

    GTIA SUROBI is Groupement Tactique Interarmes. A Tactical Interarm Battle Group. At the end of 2009, it was located in SUROBI and based at TORA. Composed of an HQ, 3 companies reinforced by Engineers & Artillery elements and UAVs. Sector of operation is SUROBI' region and the South of KAPISA.

    I think that GTIA tabs could make another thread.

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    Re: FRENCH TASK FORCES in Afghanistan

    Post by ladrang on Fri May 06, 2011 4:27 pm

    Hi Jy thansk for the information, it could great to get more informations about GTIA or patches used in afghanistan. Another thread sounds great.

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    Re: FRENCH TASK FORCES in Afghanistan

    Post by JYN on Fri May 06, 2011 4:42 pm

    As I am new on this forum, I am just trying to make the French coalition forces section clear and readable for other menbers.

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    Re: FRENCH TASK FORCES in Afghanistan

    Post by Easy Gee on Mon May 09, 2011 1:38 pm

    very cool patch JY, thanks for sharing, and I think it's a great idea to make french patches/militaria clearer, for other forum members..great job Wink


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    Patch Task Force La Fayette

    Post by US0844 on Thu May 12, 2011 4:38 am

    Patch Task Force Lafayette for Tiger helicopter pilot.


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    Re: FRENCH TASK FORCES in Afghanistan

    Post by ladrang on Thu May 12, 2011 4:51 am

    nice patch

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    Post by Easy Gee on Thu May 12, 2011 1:57 pm

    Love it, Tiger and the tri-colour all in one, fantastic Cool


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    Task Force La Fayette

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    Re: FRENCH TASK FORCES in Afghanistan

    Post by ladrang on Fri May 13, 2011 8:29 am

    Morning us0844

    It will be easilier to follow this thread:

    http://oefoif.forumotion.net/t1654-french-task-forces-in-afghanistan

    You have already opened 2 threads about the same subject

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    Re: FRENCH TASK FORCES in Afghanistan

    Post by ladrang on Thu May 19, 2011 4:48 pm

    A French soldier with Task Force La Fayette, stands during a transfer-of-authority ceremony, July 14. Task Force Bison is in charge of the South of Task Force La Fayette area, which includes the district of Surobi, Kabul province and the Kapisa province.

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    Re: FRENCH TASK FORCES in Afghanistan

    Post by US0844 on Thu Jun 16, 2011 4:51 am

    Since April 2, 2010, the Task Force took over Osterode Task Force Vulcan gun now and the Battalion Command and Support (BCS) in Afghanistan based in Kabul.
    The mission of this unit is essential because it is both to support, supply and maintain the operational capabilities of the French contingent deployed in Afghanistan.
    Now it is for the TF Osterode, commanded by Colonel "P", the commanding officer of the 503rd Regiment train Martignas-sur-Jalle, in this role.
    Osterode the name may seem mysterious. In fact, this is the name of a town in East Prussia where the decree creating the weapon of the train was signed by Napoleon.


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    Re: FRENCH TASK FORCES in Afghanistan

    Post by ladrang on Thu Jun 16, 2011 5:02 am

    thanks for the information about this one Wink


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    Re: FRENCH TASK FORCES in Afghanistan

    Post by JYN on Thu Jun 16, 2011 4:03 pm



    This one is a nice one. Less common than TF La Fayette. Hopefully, Ebay is helping you sometimes to add a nice patch in your collection...

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    Re: FRENCH TASK FORCES in Afghanistan

    Post by ladrang on Thu Jun 16, 2011 4:06 pm

    I agree with you, I prefer Lafayette's patch

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    Re: FRENCH TASK FORCES in Afghanistan

    Post by JYN on Sat Jun 18, 2011 4:35 pm

    TASK FORCE NIEL or BATLOG NIEL (October 2010 - April 2011)


    Well as TF OSTERODE, another mandate theater made creation.

    This time for the BATLOG NIEL, the last logistic battalion of the TF Lafayette which was sent in Afghanistan at the end of September 2010. This battalion under Colonel Duthoit was composed of 450 men which are raised from 50 different formations from the Army and with almost 140 men from the 3e RMAT (3e Régiment de Matériel) and based in Warehouse. Tasks are several including logistic' convoys through Afghanistan.




    Portrait of the chief of the SGMAT (Service Général de Maintenance Adapté au Théâtre) part of the TF NIEL. Capitaine Souadji has been for 15 years in the 35e RAP (35e Régiment d'Artillerie Parachutiste)and she was commanding the SGMAT in Afghanistan. This service is composed of specialists in transmission, optronic, armament, etc...


    You could see another version of the patch of the TF NIEL/ BATLOG NIEL





    Who will find me a photo showing the TF NIEL patch ?

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    Re: FRENCH TASK FORCES in Afghanistan

    Post by ladrang on Sat Jun 18, 2011 6:22 pm

    Hi JYN, another great patch and pics are really cool, thanks for sharing it with us Very Happy

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    Re: FRENCH TASK FORCES in Afghanistan

    Post by JYN on Sun Aug 14, 2011 9:26 am


    I was wondering what kind of new TF LA FAYETTE patch was worn by staff personel from Kapisa regional joint command in Afghanistan.





    In fact it is a common patch on which has been pinned a 4 cm/ 1.6 inch enamelled insignea made in France. I don't have insigneas yet in my collection but I think it is a good opportunity to identify them and bring more information about insigneas which are worn in Afghanistan.

    For the two pictures, you will find above the insigneas

    Joint command units are 9e BLBMa - 3e RAMa - 101st AB. Insignea made by Boussemart 2010.


    Joint command units are 11e BP - 1st Cavalry. Insignea made by JY Segalen 2011.

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    Re: FRENCH TASK FORCES in Afghanistan

    Post by ladrang on Sun Aug 14, 2011 9:37 am

    Hi JYN, I have the same insignia as the first one I mean (Joint command units are 9e BLBMa - 3e RAMa - 101st AB. Insignea made by Boussemart 2010) I didn't know it was pinned on another patch, thanks for sharing Wink

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    Post by JYN on Sun Aug 14, 2011 9:41 am

    So you need a TF LAFAYETTE patch now bounce

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    Re: FRENCH TASK FORCES in Afghanistan

    Post by ladrang on Sun Aug 14, 2011 9:43 am

    You 've right!!!! I check sometimes on the web, but I prefer trade it with a french soldier, so I need to be patient Wink

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    Re: FRENCH TASK FORCES in Afghanistan

    Post by Easy Gee on Sun Aug 14, 2011 11:47 am

    More cool pics, patches and info on FTF in Afghanistan guys Cool


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    Re: FRENCH TASK FORCES in Afghanistan

    Post by ladrang on Fri Aug 26, 2011 4:26 pm

    Hi folks sorry for the delay, I post mine

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    Re: FRENCH TASK FORCES in Afghanistan

    Post by JYN on Thu Jun 07, 2012 3:54 am

    Hello,

    Here are more patches from logistic battalions in Afghanistan.

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    BATLOG OSTERODE (SUMMER 2010)

    The BATLOG OSTERODE, the logistic battalion of the TF Lafayette which was sent in Afghanistan in April 2010. This battalion under Colonel Poulette was composed of 450 men which are raised from 50 different formations from the Army and with almost from the 503e RT (503e Régiment de Train) and based in Warehouse. Tasks are several including logistic' convoys through Afghanistan. This patch has a variant : Task Force OSTERODE




    BATLOG TAILLEFER (WINTER 2011)

    The BATLOG TAILLEFER, the logistic battalion of the TF Lafayette which was sent in Afghanistan in October 2011. This battalion was under command of Lt. Colonel Cesari and was composed of 450 men which are raised from 50 different formations from the Army and with almost men from the 7e RMat (7e Régiment de Matériel) and based in Warehouse. Tasks are several including logistic' convoys through Afghanistan.



    BATLOG VOIE SACREE (SUMMER 2012)

    The BATLOG VOIE SACREE, the last logistic battalion of the TF Lafayette which was sent in Afghanistan at the begining of April 2012. This battalion under Lt. Colonel Lecubain is composed of 450 men which are raised from 50 different formations from the Army and with almost from the 516e RT (516e Régiment du Train) and based in Warehouse. Tasks are several including logistic' convoys through Afghanistan.




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    Re: FRENCH TASK FORCES in Afghanistan

    Post by JYN on Sun Jun 24, 2012 5:14 pm

    Hello,

    Here is a new BATLOG patch.

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    BATLOG VULCAIN (WINTER 2010)

    The BATLOG VULCAIN, a logistic battalion was sent in Afghanistan in October 2010. This battalion was under command of Colonel Janvier and was composed of 500 men which are raised from 71 different formations from the Army and with almost men from the 4e RMat (4e Régiment de Matériel)from Nîmes and based in Warehouse. Tasks are several including logistic' convoys through Afghanistan (Surobi, Kapisa & Helmand).




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    Re: FRENCH TASK FORCES in Afghanistan

    Post by JYN on Mon Jun 10, 2013 7:18 am

    Hello,

    One of our last BATLOG; the BATLOG KOUFRA (November 2012 - April 2013). The commander is Colonel Gasançon (6e RMAT).

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    BATLOG KOUFFRA (WINTER 2012)

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