FALLS CHURCH, Va. – (March 4, 2013) – DynCorp International (DI) is a proud sponsor of the American University of Afghanistan’s International Campus, and its soccer field was recently named the DynCorp International field.
The field is used by the university’s men’s and women’s soccer teams, as well as by the International School of Kabul and several Kabul area orphanages. Regarded as one of the finest soccer fields in the region, the Afghan national team has also utilized the grounds. In October 2012, the field was the site of the first intercollegiate soccer tournament involving six teams from Kabul area universities.
“DynCorp International is proud to support global education and community development opportunities as part of serving for a better tomorrow,” said Steve Gaffney, chairman and CEO of DynCorp International. “With so many of our team members working in support of programs to improve communities all over the world, we are honored to have the opportunity to support the American University of Afghanistan.”
About the American University of Afghanistan
The American University of Afghanistan is Afghanistan’s only private, not-for-profit, non-partisan and co-educational university. It opened its doors in 2006 with an initial enrollment of 50 students, and today enrolls more than 1,500 full and part-time students. Of its 2012 graduates, 12 percent received Fulbright scholarships. The university maintains partnerships with the world’s most prestigious universities including Stanford University, Georgetown University, and the University of California network.
About DynCorp International
DynCorp International is a global government services provider working in support of U.S. national security and foreign policy objectives, delivering support solutions for defense, diplomacy and international development. DI operates major programs in logistics, platform support, contingency operations and training and mentoring to reinforce security, community stability and the rule of law. DynCorp International is headquartered in Falls Church, Va. For more information, visit our blogs or see DynCorp International’s YouTube page.