TAGAB, Afghanistan – About 400 Afghan soldiers of 32nd and 33rd Kandaks conducted, a search operation in two compounds in Joybar region. It was supported by elements of the French Battle Group (BG) Steel May 19 to 20, 2012.
The French support elements were established in the hills of Joybar. Below, the French Road Clearance Detachment scouted the routed and allow for safe infiltration of Afghan soldiers.
At daybreak, Afghan National Security Forces began reconnaissance and search operations in the compounds of Joybar village. The Afghan Police conducted security checks on locations identified by Task Force LaFayette as having possible insurgent activity.