Advisory teams from the Army’s five active-duty security force assistance brigades will deploy on six-month rotations beginning early next year to work with partners and allies around the world, a senior leader said.
The Army’s six security force assistance brigades have been built and will soon be aligned with geographic combatant commands around the world, according to Brig. Gen. Scott Jackson, commander of the Security Force Assistance Command.
The security force assistance brigades, specialized units designed for advise-and-assist missions with U.S. allies and partners, also will deploy in the future in smaller elements that will maintain a sustained, forward presence.
When first asked if I would volunteer to join a security force assistance brigade, my answer was a hard “no,” but after serving in one
The first pickup laid down suppressive fire with its .50-caliber heavy machine gun; the other pickup—called a “technical” in the many
According to a 2017 report from the Special Inspector General for Afghan Reconstruction, the U.S.
The Army’s decision to create security force assistance brigades is the right decision at the right time.
The Army announced plans for stationing the last three of its five planned Regular Army security force assistance brigades, specialized units designed for advise-and-assist missions with U.S. allies and partner nations.
By the end of next year, the Army will have built five of its six planned security force assistance brigades, new units designed to do away with the “ad hoc” method of advising foreign forces the Army has relied upon for 16 years.