Various Afghan Patches - ANA & ANP

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    Post by Nkomo on Sun Feb 26, 2012 3:16 pm

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    ANA Sgt. First Class on woodland camo, ANP Lt. Col. rank on blue cloth. Afghan Ministry of Interior subdued patch, Operation Mentor and Liason Team Germany patch, and small Afghan flag.
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    Post by Schottzie on Mon Feb 27, 2012 8:09 pm

    Interesting, I have never seen that shade of blue ANP rank before--it was usually dark blue or red.
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    Post by Nkomo on Mon Feb 27, 2012 8:15 pm

    The ranks are really weird, Justin. They are open on the back. Not like the velcro rank I'm used to seeing.
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    Post by aussie digger on Sat Mar 03, 2012 8:25 pm

    Is there any chance the rank could be pre OEF? I never saw anything like them either.
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    Post by airborne1968 on Thu Nov 08, 2012 3:26 pm

    Now that I know how to post pics here is one of just part of my Afghan patch collection.

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    Post by Mercenary25 on Thu Nov 08, 2012 3:37 pm

    Excellent!
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    Post by aussie digger on Fri Nov 09, 2012 12:02 am

    Great collection! Is it possible to see the white bordered commando patch in the commando patch thread
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    Post by drewchaneyaustralia on Fri Nov 09, 2012 2:34 pm

    Very nice indeed
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    Post by airborne1968 on Sat Nov 10, 2012 12:47 pm

    Thanks guys! Some background on the patches from my collection. I picked all of them up on my 2007-08 and 2009-10 tours in Parwan and Kabul. Earlier this year my childhood friend since 1st grade (1978) finally deployed to Afghanistan and picked up some more ANA patches for me and I'll be posting them soon with all my new ANA patches from this 2011 tour. It is interesting to see how the ANA CMDO SSI has changed over the years. The red one with the white border was acquired in 2009. I'm posting this Commando patch in the CMDO thread right after this post.

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