We needed a hospital close to the air base, you see.
Two battalions were disposed for an attack on the air base.
He also said that the Americans were using another air base in the city of Jacobabad for logistics and military operations.
Back in 1966, the U. S. signed a secret agreement with Britain allowing the Pentagon to use the territory as an air base in exchange for a big discount on Polaris nuclear missiles.
On Saturday, his father Prince Charles and his older brother Prince William met Harry at Brize Norton air base near Oxford.
The system will soon be operational at Komatsu Air Base in central Japan.
But that is not going to happen any time soon: the sheer size of Bagram air base testifies to that.
Since then, the city has sold large plots of the former air base to other developers, while earmarking yet other parcels for future sale to help pay for the new business district.
The Pentagon has been studying exit routes, in particular the border with Jordan, but Babacan said US forces could cross into Turkey and use the air base at Incirlik.
The doctor said 22 people were killed in two days of fighting at the air base and an adjacent civilian airport.