Here is an extremely useful web site for searching through the Afghan War Diary, using search terms of your choosing You don’t need to download the entire records, and run time consuming searches on your hard drive. (rather than just category, event type, region, affiliation, date)…effectively “Googlizing” the records, which is what some of us have been doing until now.
Note also that site’s much longer list of more useful categories. Thanks to the person(s) who built that up.
and it’s not the only software being developed either–see the list at: