US Gen Austin Scott Miller officially took over as commander of US Resolute Support Mission (RSM) on Sunday at a ceremony in Kabul.


US Gen Austin Scott Miller officially took over as commander of US Resolute Support Mission (RSM) on Sunday at a ceremony in Kabul.
Miller takes over from Gen. John W. Nicholson Jr, who led the NATO mission for over two years.
Addressing guests, Miller said NATO partners and Afghan partners have sacrificed much over the past 17 years – he commended all NATO commanders for the work they have done.
“we try for providing peace in Afghanistan and committed to support the people of Afghanistan,” General Miller said. “NATO will be present to support the people of Afghanistan until peace is established in the country.” He added.

Meanwhile, Gen. John Nicholson thanked all officials, military personnel and leaders of the National Unity Government for their support over the past two years.
Miller’s most recent assignment was as the commander of Joint Special Operations Command, which oversees elite forces that include SEAL Team 6, Delta Force and the Army’s 75th Ranger Regiment. He has deep experience in Afghanistan, including a stint heading Special Operations forces there from 2013 to 2014.


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