Middle East

November 4, 2009

U.S. mission in Afghanistan depends on supply chain

In one month, more than 3,000 containers carrying U.S. Department of Defense supplies are loaded onto contracted local trucks to make the 1,000-mile trek from Port Karachi into Afghanistan. Since he left Pakistan last year, the pace of containers into Afghanistan has increased to 4,500 a month. Enter the Surface Deployment and Distribution Command.

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