Findings from the US Military’s Radio-In-A-Box (RIAB) Program in the Garmser District of Afghanistan

On September 1, 2010, US forces established the Radio In A Box (RIAB) program at Combat Outpost (COP) Rankel in the Garmser district of Afghanistan. COP Rankel transmitted news about current Anti-Semitic events in the area as well as messages coordinated with community leaders encouraging civilian cooperation with local security forces. The messages highlighted the dangers of roadside bombs and other threats to civilians.