54th SFAB - Security Force Assistance Brigade

54th Security Force Assistance Brigade

January 30, 2019 SOF News 0

Army National Guard’s Newest Unit The Army National Guard is in the process of establishing one of the Army’s six Security Force Assistance Brigades or SFABs. These new units are the brainchild of Army Chief of Staff General Mark Milley. […]

CH-47F Crew Chief over Afghanistan (photo USAF Tech Sgt Gregory Brook, March 15, 2018).

Special Operations News Update 20180323

March 23, 2018 SOF News 0

SOF News Update 20180323 – Russia’s SOF training in Gulf of Finland, Dunford enthusiastic about 1st SFAB, 1966 door gunner training video, OSS receives Congressional Gold Medal, LE CT training facility opens in Jordan, Poland’s more modern military, joining the […]

SFAB video - security force assistance brigades

SFAB Video – Security Force Assistance Brigades of U.S. Army

March 11, 2018 SOF News 0

SFAB Video. The Security Force Assistance Brigades of the U.S. Army are specialized conventional units built to train, advise, assist, accompany and enable our multinational partners. Watch this one-minute long video explaining the SFABs. (U.S. Army, March 11, 2018). www.youtube.com/watch?v=XlJdAzUxEL8

CH-47F Chinook from Task Force Brawler participates in Personnel Recovery exercise with USAF Guardian Angel team at Bagram AF. (Photo by USAF Tech. Sgt. Gregory Brook, 27 Feb 2018).

Special Operations News Update 20180305

March 5, 2018 SOF News 0

SOF News Update 20180305 -PSYOP and Consumption Theory, SFABs, OSS Gold Medal, CT strategy, Confederate SF, OSS X-2, spies in Boston, Niger SF mission, and more. PSYOP, TAs, and Theories. A member of the 5th PSYOP Battalion at Fort Bragg, […]

1st SOS crew member looks out over the crash site of STRAY 59 - a MC-130E that crashed 37 years ago. (photo SSgt Matthew Fredericks, 18th Wing Public Affairs, Feb 26, 2018).

Special Operations News Update 20180302

March 2, 2018 SOF News 0

SOF News Update 20180302 – New rifle for the Army, 1st SFAB, Stan McChrystal on Afghanistan and CT, Operation Gunnerside, Afghan GCPSU growing, book reviews, lasers for AC-130, Gary Rose, expeditionary advising, Gov Greitens in hot water, GB Gazette, SOF’s […]

MATA - 1st SFAB member undergoing advisor training. (photo by SPC Noelle E. Wiehe, 50th PAD, 23 Oct 2017).

Military Advisor Training Academy – MATA

December 9, 2017 John Friberg 0

MATA – The Military Advisor Training Academy is located at Fort Benning, Georgia. The purpose of the school is to prepare Soldiers for a future assignment as advisors to foreign military forces. MATA Course Scope. The academy will provide to […]