KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A look at commanders of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force since invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001.
Lt. Gen. John McColl, Britain, January 2002 to June 2002
Lt. Gen. Hilmi Akin Zorlu, Turkey, June 2002 to February 2003
Lt. Gen. Norbert van Heyst, Germany, February 2003 to August 2003
Lt. Gen. Goetz Gliemeroth, Germany, August 2003 to February 2004
Lt. Gen. Rick J. Hillier, Canada, Feb. 2004 to August 2004
Lt. Gen. Jean-Louis Py, France, August 2004 to February 2005
Lt. Gen. Ethem Erdagi, Turkey, February 2005 to August 2005
Gen. Mauro del Vecchio, Italy, August 2005 to May 2006
Gen. David Richards, Britain, May 2006 to February, 2007
Gen. Dan McNeill, United States, February 2007 to June 2008
Gen. David McKiernan, United States, June 2008 to June 2009
Gen. Stanley McChrystal, United States, 15 June 2009 to June 2010
Gen. David Petraeus, United States, July 2010 to July 2011
Gen. John Allen, United States, July 2011 -
The United States also had generals who commanded U.S. and some coalition forces independently of ISAF until 2007. They were:
Gen. Tommy Franks
Lt. Gen. Paul Mikolashek
Lt. Gen. Dan McNeill
Lt. Gen. John Vines
Lt. Gen. David Barno
Lt. Gen. Karl Eikenberry
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