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131330ZAPR07 to 141330ZAPR07 CJ3 JEC POTF-AF Daily Summary (mod)
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POTF-AF Daily Summary PERIOD: //131330ZAPR07 TO 141330ZAPR07 // POC: MSG Tim Bland, S3 NCOIC, POTF-AF RC EAST Positive Impact indicators: TPD HQ 1640 (BAF, Parwan Province) began distribution of the ISAF newspaper via the new distribution box located and ECP1. TPD HQ plans to monitor the reactions of LN workers and volume of the newspaper to asses the effects. TPT 1642 (Chamkani, Paktya Province) met with 3 ex-employees from the radio station (Khosar) to employ them to distribute products outside of Chamkani. The 3 ex-employees will distribute 1000 each handbills to Jali, Jani Kheyl, and Patan and will be paid each time they disseminate product. TPT states this will help them get more product out and will maintain an Afghan face on the dissemination. Negative Impact indicators: NSTR Future Plans: TPD HQ 1320 (FOB Salerno, Khost Province) is coordinating a meeting with the Chancellor of Khost university regarding the installation of the new radio station. The main topic of the meeting will be to assess the project manager. TPT 1324 (FOB Bermel, Patika Province) is continuing to update area assessments and focusing on tribal demographics and key communicators. TPT is preparing for next MEDCAP and will support ops with F2F and product dissemination. TPD 1330 HQ (JAF, Nangarhar, Province) met with CJSOTF CA LNO to discuss progress of the Khogyani radio station. TPD NCOIC met with SWBS (BAF) to facilitate receipt of initial broadcast material and to coordinate the station equipment to JAF/Khogyani to complete the installation. TPD HQ 1640 (BAF, Parwan Province) worked on shipping PSYOP products to Tagab to support upcoming MEDCAP. TPD NCOIC studied the installation requirements of the radio station going to Khogiani. TPD HQ is reviewing the concepts for billboards in the Shkin area. TPD HQ received word that Governor Rahmat has approved most of the products submitted. TPT 1642 (Chamkani, Paktya Province) will met with Khosar and REPS from USAID to discuss improvements for the radio station. RC SOUTH Positive Impact indicators: TPD HQ 1310 (KAF, Kandahar Province) pre-tested the DVD project with ANA soldiers on the compound. The soldiers stated the best way to portray the ANA is by showing the ANA helping people. The soldiers stated the rural population needs to be influenced ISO the ANA. TPT 1312 (FOB Spin Buldak, Kandahar Province) reported receiving word of a IED located 4 KMS form the FOB and later found out the ABP had removed it before the ODA could respond. TPT was in route to FOB Costall from an area assessment with ODA 722 and stopped along the route to have the K9 element of the ODA distribute stickers to the children. TPT conducted radio station operations to include the new radio wheel and to have the station play the Sagin news message to keep the LNs informed on updates of what the ANA and CF are doing in the AO. Negative Impact indicators: NSTR Future Plans: ETT (FOB Laghman, Qalat, Zabul Province) continued to explore all avenues IOT get a radio in a box at FOB Laghman. TPD HQ 1310 (KAF, Kandahar Province) received instructions to explore options for replacing the radio in a box which TF Helmund moved. TPD HQs first option, if they dont get the radio in a box from OGA, Sangin Valley is the priority. TPD HQ will then continue to explore a replacement for the station in Qalat. TPT 1314 (FOB Farah, Farah Province) continued to support CONOP 711-001 which consists of a CRP IVO Farah Province from 12 Apr to 23 Apr IOT disrupt enemy activities and confirm or deny OMF presence. RC NORTH Positive Impact indicators: TPT 1644 (Camp Spann, Balkh Province) met with Mohammad Nabi Hamdand to discuss new radio contracts. During the meeting, TPT TL asked Mohammad thought of security in the area. Mr. Hamdand stated neither of the radio stations or his personnel have had any problems. The discussion continued on security and Mr. Hamdand stated after Nematullah Matou (TB CDR) was killed the local warlords and power brokers thought they were next to be killed or captured so the security in the area became better. TPT TL asked what the LNs view is of the ANA/ANP. Mr. Hamdand stated the population supports the ANA and ANP and the people are very happy with security which is provided by the ANA/ANP. TPT TL gave Mr. Hamdand some radios to pass out to LNs; Mr. Handand was very happy about the radios and the renewal of the contracts. Negative Impact indicators: TPT 1644 (Camp Spann, Balkh Province) reports during a meeting with Mohammad Nabi Hamdand the TL asked about security in Balkh province. Mr. Hamdand stated the only issue was LNs getting robbed at night in some villages and on roads in the area. Future Plans: TPT 1644 (Camp Spann, Balkh Province) met with Mohammad Nabi Hamdand to discuss radio contracts which will expire 26 April. TPT reports Mr. Hamdand brought up an idea of a call in show which would be no extra charge. TPT will follow up on the idea for future concepts. CURRENT PRODUCT STATUS: PRODUCT/STAGE DEVELOPMENT STAFFING(CJTF-76) APPROVED/(COMCJTF-76) RADIO 62 8 0 TV 0 0 0 PRINT 10 3 0 LOUDSPKR 4 0 0 NEWSPAPER 23 1 0 NOVELTY 0 0 0 OTHER 2 0 0 NOTE: All information on this summary is utilized in developing the monthly Trends Analysis. POTF-AF CDR Comments: NSTR