Afghanistan Diary

Platoon commander with Afghan kids outside Kabul (Ketih Garvin/CBSDFW)

Afghanistan Diary: Outside The Wire

Today Edgar & I took our first trip outside the wire of Bagram Airfield. We tagged along with a military police company out Fort Richardson in Alaska.


A look inside one of the hundreds of concrete bunkers where soldiers can take shelter in the event of a missile or rocket attack. (credit: Keith Garvin/KTVT/KTXA)

Afghanistan Diary: In Photos

Check out photos from CBS 11 News anchor Keith Garvin and photojournalist Edgar Solis, as they travel to Afghanistan to see the U.S. war effort firsthand.


(credit:  John Moore/Getty Images)

Afghanistan Diary: North Texans Who Serve Our Country

It’s a snow day at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan but when you’re in a war zone you never get the day off.


A look at Hotel California, where CBS 11 News reporter Keith Garvin and photographer Edgar Solis sleep while in Afghanistan on assignment. (credit: Keith Garvin/KTVT/KTXA)

Afghanistan Diary: Heating Up A Frigid Winter Night

We just spent about 40 minutes inside a concrete bunker after the base received indirect missile fire. The alarm sounded almost exactly at midnight.


(Photo credit Roslan Rahman/AFP/Getty Images)

Afghanistan Diary: Day Four At Bagram Air Field

CBS 11 anchor Keith Garvin and photojournalist Edgar Solis are traveling to Afghanistan to see the U.S. war effort firsthand. In February they will bring back a series of stories about our troops there. While they are traveling, Keith is writing this blog for CBSDFW.COM.


CBS 11 News reporter Keith Garvin walks out of a tent at Ali Al Salem Air Base in Kuwait. (credit: Edgar Solis/KTVT/KTXA)

Afghanistan Diary: We Made It

When we arrived it was 7 degrees outside. We’ve warmed up quite a bit to 39 degrees on a very sunny day.


Ali Al Salem Airbase, Kuwait.  (Photo credit YASSER AL-ZAYYAT/AFP/Getty Images)

Afghanistan Diary: 4 Days Traveling And Still Not There

We were only supposed to be here overnight. 24 hours at the most.


(credit: Majid Saeedi/Getty Images)

Afghanistan Diary: Day One

We will profile several soldiers who are North Texas natives and give you a nuts & bolts look at their mission.