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Afghan Translators

Afghan Translator Details Struggle To Get A Visa After Aiding U.S. Soldiers

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 01.21.2015 | World

Working as a translator for U.S. forces in Afghanistan carried a heavy price for Mohammad Usafi. He's faced threats on his life and suffered through t...

Afghan Translator Desperate To Bring Threatened Family To U.S.

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 10.30.2014 | Impact

When Mohammad, 24, told his father that he was offered work as a translator with the U.S. military, his dad was thrilled. He felt this was the best wa...

An Indispensible Ally

Benjamin Lee | Posted 06.04.2012 | Impact
Benjamin Lee

Behind most everything we did in Kandahar, Aminullah was right there, helping us communicate with local leaders. We built roads, schools, clinics, government offices. We brought tribal leaders and government officials together.

Afghan Translators Risk Lives To Deliver Voice Of America

GlobalPost | Jean MacKenzie and Rateb Muzhda | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

FORWARD OPERATING BASE WILSON, Afghanistan -- Hamayon, a 24-year-old Afghan interpreter for the U.S. Army in Afghanistan's dangerous south, worries le...

US Companies Send Translators To Afghanistan Who Are Old, Out Of Shape, Unprepared For Combat

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NAWA, Afghanistan — Josh Habib lay in a dirt field, gasping for air. Two days of hiking with Marines through southern Afghanistan's 115-degree h...