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...