A Different Sort Of Unit

Kevin Ivey | 06/15/2020

The Army's new security force assistance brigades have brought a new focus to training and advising missions. Here, SFC Daniel Freeman, an adviser from 4th Battalion, 1st Security Assistance  Brigade, teaches Afghan soldiers how to use a D-30 aiming circle to survey a position for the 122-mm D-30 howitzer in July 2018. The U.S. military has a long history of training and building allied armed forces. During the Cold War, training local forces was seen as vital to bolstering American...

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