Forward Operating Base Bostick

FOB Bostick
Flag of the International Security Assistance Force.svg
Naray, Kunar Province in Afghanistan
Firing rounds with an M777 Howitzer Afghanistan 2009.jpg
U.S. Army soldiers firing M777 howitzer from FOB Bostick, 2009
FOB Bostick is located in Afghanistan
FOB Bostick
FOB Bostick
Shown within Afghanistan
Coordinates35°12′33″N 71°31′18″E / 35.20917°N 71.52167°E / 35.20917; 71.52167Coordinates: 35°12′33″N 71°31′18″E / 35.20917°N 71.52167°E / 35.20917; 71.52167
TypeForward operating base
Site information
OwnerInternational Security Assistance Force (ISAF)
OperatorUnited States Armed Forces
Afghan National Army
Site history
Built2005 (2005)
In use2005-2013 (2013)
Airfield information
Helipads
Number Length and surface
01 30m x 20m Asphalt
02 30m x 20m Asphalt
03 30m x 20m Asphalt
04 30m x 20m Asphalt
05 30m x 20m Asphalt
06 30m x 20m Asphalt
8 Helipads

Forward Operating Base Bostick (FOB Bostick), previously called FOB Naray, was a U.S. military outpost in the Kunar Province of Afghanistan. In July 2008, the name of the base was changed in memory of Major Thomas G. Bostick Jr. of Llano, Texas,[1] who was killed in action.[2]

Deployed units

Units deployed to FOB Bostick have included:

Aviation

See also

References

  1. ^ Harris, Kent (August 1, 2007). "Schweinfurt soldiers killed in Afghanistan". Stars and Stripes. Retrieved September 8, 2019.
  2. ^ Staff Sgt. Brandon Aird, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs Office (2008-07-11). "Afghanistan base renamed in honor of commander who died in combat". Forward Operating Base Naray here was renamed FOB Bostick to honor and remember a commander who died leading his Soldiers in combat.
  3. ^ "Forward Operating Base Bostick". Global Security. October 7, 2020.
  4. ^ "Two Afghan National Army Soldiers talk with a local Afghan". U.S. Army. October 8, 2020.
  5. ^ "Marine Sgt. Will D. Craig (left) of Culleoka, Tenn., and Lance Cpl. Michael J. Subu of Jacksonville, N.C., improvise to create a table". U.S. Marine Corps. October 8, 2020.
  6. ^ "Soldiers with Battery C, 1st Battalion, 321st Airborne Field Artillery Regiment". U.S. Army. October 8, 2020.
  7. ^ "U.S. Soldiers prepare for their next fire mission at Forward Operating Base Bostick". U.S. Army. October 8, 2020.
  8. ^ "1-32 Cavalry Ensures Education for the Young [Image 2 of 2]". DVIDS. October 8, 2020.
  9. ^ "TF Bandit uses sling load to resupply Kunar FOB [Image 5 of 5]". DVIDS. October 8, 2020.
  10. ^ "Task Force No Fear transfer of authority [Image 4 of 10]". DVIDS. October 8, 2020.
  11. ^ "At the edge of Afghanistan". Reuters. October 7, 2020.
  12. ^ "Soldier finds purpose in mentoring role". U.S. Army. October 7, 2020.
  13. ^ "U.S. Army 1st Lt. Nicholas Stave, serving with Headquarters and Headquarters Company". U.S. Army. October 8, 2020.
  14. ^ "Charlie Company,1st Battalion, 12 Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, school visit [Image 1 of 35]". DVIDS. October 8, 2020.
  15. ^ Risner, Lamont (1 June 2012). "The Red Warrior Path". 1 (2): 8. Retrieved 13 June 2013. Unit Address Listing {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
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