Australian troops in afghanistan 2013
Operation Slipper included the first Australian combat deaths since the Vietnam War, and to date all casualties have occurred during operations in Afghanistan. 41 Australian soldiers have been killed and 261 wounded (including two sailors and one airman), the majority since October 2007. Another Australian was killed while serving with the British Army.How can the answer be improved? australian troops in afghanistan 2013
Departure of Australian combat forces. Afghan forces were scheduled to take over running of the camp in midDecember. The last combat troops were withdrawn on 15 December 2013; however, approximately 400 personnel remain in Afghanistan as trainers and advisers, and are stationed in Kandahar and Kabul.