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The US needs to rethink nation-building to prevent the next forever war
American forces are particularly unprepared to work with the host governments to establish effective security forces, an advisor mission that in Afghanistan and Iraq came only as an after-thought when...
The Army’s much-hyped advise-and-assist brigade couldn’t find enough soldiers to actually advise and assist, SIGAR chief says
According to the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, the U.S. Army's 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade that had a major problem: it simply couldn't find enough soldiers to get...
This semi-autonomous pack mule may be on its way to Afghanistan
But I bet a real mule would require less maintenance.
The Army’s New Advise-And-Assist Brigade Is Getting It Done In Afghanistan — So Far
The Army's 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade (SFAB) deployed downrange to bolster the U.S. training, advisory, and assistance mission in Afghanistan … Continued
Army To Combat Advisors: You Are Not Special Forces. Now Here’s A Brown Beret
U.S. Special Forces can relax now that the Army has officially unveiled a beret for combat advisors that is absolutely … Continued
The Pentagon Is Shifting US Combat Power From Iraq to Afghanistan — Again
The U.S. military has begun shifting troops and equipment from Iraq, where ISIS is trying to establish an insurgency, to … Continued
The 1st SFAB’s Afghan Deployment Is A Moment Of Truth For The Global War On Terror
Less than a month after announcing the upcoming deployments of thousands of U.S. troops to Afghanistan to relieve existing forces … Continued