Last contingent of Kiwi troops heads to Afghanistan
Major General Dave Gawn explains the current situation for the NZ troops and shows the equipment used in the theatre. nzherald.co.nz talks to departing Capt. Chris Buerkeman and his wife Carley about the worries and fears of serving in Afghanistan. The contingent, made up of personnel from 2nd 1st Battalion Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (2/1 RNZIR) and supporting units, will be the 21st rotation to serve in Bamyan Province.