Governor-General of Australia, General Sir Peter Cosgrove visited Australian Defence Force personnel in Afghanistan yesterday, 4 October 2017.
CAPTION: Governor General Sir Peter Cosgrove and Commander of Joint Task Force 633 Major General John Frewen (left). Photo by Corporal Max Bree.
During the visit the Governor-General also met with President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani.
It’s been two years since Sir Peter visited Afghanistan, and took the opportunity this time on his way home from ANZAC Centenary commemorations in Europe.
Australian Defence Force personnel are deployed on Operation Highroad, Australia’s contribution to NATO’s Resolute Support mission providing long-support to the Government of Afghanistan.
About 270 ADF personnel are deployed in the Kabul, Bagram and Kandahar regions as part of Operation Highroad.