Senior NSPA Officer in Afghanistan commended for outstanding support.

02 December 2015


NSPA’s Senior Officer in Afghanistan, Mr. Mark Kekuewa, was recently awarded a commendation for his outstanding work for the Resolute Support operations.

Mr. Kekuewa’s responsibilities include acting as the senior authority to provide guidance and advice to senior military officers and national representatives on Agency capabilities, services provision, and the application of Agency policies in theatre. The function of the Senior NSPA Officer in Afghanistan includes leading a highly motivated team of 56 NSPA and 2,500 Contractor staff theatre-wide. Furthermore, Mr. Kekuewa is the Head of the NSPA Hamid Karzai International Airport (HKIA) Office.

The commendation was presented by Major General Mehmet Cahit BAKIR, the Commander of Hamid Karzai International Airport. NSPA General Manger Mr. Mike Lyden along with Mr. Jim Shields, Programme Manager for the Operational Logistics and Planning Support Programme also participated in the ceremony during their visit to the NSPA offices in Afghanistan.