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President confers prestigious medal on Gen. Campbell


president-Ghani-confer-Gen.Campbell-with-medalPresident Ashraf Ghani conferred has conferred a prestigious medal on outgoing commander of US Forces and NATOinfo-icon-led Resolute Support (RS) mission Gen. John Campbell.

The Storai medal was awarded to Gen. Campbell during a ceremony at the Presidential Palace late on Friday, a statement from Ghani’s office said. Senior Afghan and Resolute Support mission officials attended the event.

Ghani praised Gen. Campbell’s services in the fields of supporting and equipping Afghan National Security Forces (ANSFinfo-icon).  Campbell coordination with the Ministries of Defence and Interior in maintaining security was also hailed.

Campbell took over as commander of the International Security Assistance Force and United States Forces-Afghanistaninfo-icon on August 26, 2014. He is going to be replaced by Lt. Gen. John Nicholson.