Monday, February 3, 2014
Maine Army National Guard Detachment 14 Returns from Afghanistan Deployment
Task Force Odin - a very secretive intelligence gathering organization. The Maine flying unit provided intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance support to ISAF. The intelligence work is instrumental in the conduct of counterinsurgency in Afghanistan. The U.S. contribution to the Afghan War has moved from combat operations to Security Force Assistance - advising and assisting the Afghan National Security Forces that now have the lead for security. However, intelligence operations are still key to the advising effort. Read more in "Bangor Guard unit returns from secret Afghanistan intelligence mission", Bangor Daily News, February 3, 2014.