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Advisory Teams (SFAAT) in Afghanistan

January 3, 2016. "For Afghanistan in 2016, U.S. plans to deploy "expeditionary advise and assist" teams", Military Times.

May 2, 2014. "American Units Adapting to New Missions in Afghanistan". American Forces Press Service. MG Townsend, RC East Cdr, chats about the functionally-based Security Force Assisstance mission.

April 17, 2014. "Last U.S. Forces Leave Nimroz". Marines.mil. Security Force Assistance Advisor Team 4-215 departs Nimroz province after advising and assisting 4th Brigade, 215th Corps.

March 5, 2014. "Strike's transfer of authority ceremony". DVIDS. 2nd BCT 101st Airborne Division returns to Afghanistan to take over the Train Advise and Assist Command Northeast (TAAC-NE) at FOB Gamberi. 2/101st provided a large number of SFAATs to the North of Kabul area in 2012.

March 5, 2014. "Red Dragons return from Afghanistan". Fort Hood Herald. Members of the 82nd Field Artillery Regiment of 1st Cav Division return from SFA mission.

March 4, 2014. "I Spend A Lot of Time Dealing With Fuel". The Lakewood Observer. An Army LTC, Eric Smith, works as an advisor to the Afghans. He relates a story on how he weaned the Afghans off of ISAF fuel subsidies.

March 3, 2014. "Task Force First Strike takes responsibility in RC-East". DVIDS. The battalion returns to the North of Kabul area where it had deployed a number of SFAATs in early 2012.

October 23, 2013. "3rd ABCT welcomes home SFAT". Colorado Springs MNG. SFAT N-8 "Outlaws" complete their SFA mission advising the Wardak provincial Police Headquarters (PHQ) and return home from their nine-month deployment. LTC Bryan Webinger says "I am really proud of the team".

September 30, 2013. "US Army advisory team 'Peacemaker' completes mission in eastern Afghanistan". DVIDS. 36th Engineer Brigade advisors to 4/203rd Corps finish up their advising mission at FOB Shank. CPT Todd Stawicki gets decked out in Afghan garb!

August 31, 2013. "Troops sent to complete training of Afghan forces". The Sentinel (UK). A Brigade Advisory Team (BAT) form The Mercian Regiment (Staffords) will advise ANA units in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

August 8, 2013. "Ramrods take responsibility of advisement mission from Romanians". DVIDS. A Romanian Military Advisor Team (MAT) prepares to go home as a U.S. SFAT takes its place in Zabul province advising the 5th Combat Service Support Kdk.

August 7, 2013. "Afghanistan: The World's Most Complicated Consulting Gig". Fast Company. A look at the hard job that SFAATs must do.

August 2, 2013. "CTF Dragoon's SFAT partner with ANSF to secure Afghanistan". DVIDS. Combined Task Force Dragoon partners in RC South.

July 26, 2013. "Fort Campbell 1st Brigade Combat Team SFAAT 6 says Outpost Honaker-Miracle in ANA's capable hands". Clarksville Online. Advisor team is conducting Level 2 advising in the Pecch Valley of Kunar province.

July 24, 2013. "Police advisers leave their mark in Uruzgan". DVIDS. Members of an SFAT from the 56th Inf BCT Texas Army National Guard complete their tour.

July 23, 2013. "Fort Campbell's 1st Brigade Combat Team helps Afghan National Security Forces safeguard economy". Clarksville Online. SFAAT Archangel provides advise and assistance to 2nd Kandak, 4th Brigade, 201st Corps along Highway 7.

July 23, 2013. "Archangel: Afghan security forces winning local loyalty". Regional Command East. SFAAT Archangel goes to Level 2 advising as their ANSF partners become more capable at FOB Shinwar.

July 21, 2013. "SFAAT Blackhorse: 1st Kandak is proficient, capable, ready to lead". Regional Command East. 1st Kandak, 4th Brigade, 201st ANA Corps doing well.

July 19, 2013. "Patriot soldiers arrive in Afghanistan". DVIDS. 4/10th Mountain Division deploys as an SFAB to RC East and FOB Gamberi.

July 11, 2013. "Transition from US to Afghanistan military an uphill climb". Stars and Stripes. LTC Curby Scarborough, an SFAAT advisor to 2nd Kandak, 4th Brigade, 203rd Corps based in Maiden Shar, Wardak outlines difficulties the ANA have in the transition to the lead in security and the ANA kandak commander discusses his difficulties in fixing his vehicles.

July 9, 2013. "True Story: SFAT Team 2 gets it done". DVIDS. A military adviser team in Kandahar province, Afghanistan from the Texas National Guard (calling themselves) 'True Story' prepares to depart theater at end of tour.

June 27, 2013. "Commandant" Marine adviser teams could come home early from Afghanistan". Marine Corps Times.

June 27, 2013. "ANSF conduct Operation Rescue on Highway 1". DIVIDS. SFAAT advising the 4th Bde 203rd Corps provides needed assistance and advice in Wardak - one of the most troubled provinces in Afghanistan under control of the Taliban.

June 25, 2013. "SecArmy: Fighting in Afghanistan dangerous, difficult, focus is on completing mission". Army.mil. SecArmy visits SFAAT advising 201st Corps.

June 24, 2013. "10 Members of GUARNG SFAT return from Afghanistan". PNC.

June 10, 2013. "Fort Polk brigade sending 1,230 to Afghanistan". American Press. 4th Brigade 10th Mountain Division deploys this summer as an SFAB.

June 9, 2013. "Army leaders walk fine line as Afghan advisers". Stars and Stripes. LTC Matthew Stader of 2nd Bn  320th FA, 1st BCT, 101st Airborne Division, presents his views of advising ANA in Nangarhar province.

June 7, 2013. "Provincial efforts in Logar prepare Afghanistan for security responsibility". DVIDS. OCC-P Logar unifies security agencies across province. MAJ Elliott Bird, XO of SFAAT advising OCC-P, provides info on OCC-P capabilities.

June 7, 2013. "Zone 1 delivers supplies to local school". DVIDS. Zone 1 Afghan Border Police and 2nd Bde ANCOP provide school supplies in Jalalabad - assisted by SFAAT.

June 6, 2013. "Afghan National Army fights for peace in Afghanistan". DVIDS. Advisers from Green 1 SFAAT 1-89 Cav Regiment provides advice to 1st Kdk 2nd Bde 203rd.

May 29, 2013. "SFAATs advise and assist Afghan National Security Forces". Army.mil. SFAAT 11 advises ANA Soldiers in Khowst province, Afghanistan.

May 27, 2013. "Fighting season is testing ground for Afghan force". KWQC.com.

May 25, 2013. "SFAAT 13 trains ANA on M2 .50 caliber machine gun". DVIDS. Advisors at FOB Tagab train the 2nd Kandak 3rd Brigage on weapons.

May 25, 2013. "ANA soldiers graduate from drivers training course". DVIDS. The students completed a five-week driver's training course at FOB Gamberi.

May 24, 2013. "Fostering rapport is key for ANA/adviser relationship". DVIDS. MAJ Demetrius Perry of SFAAT 15 (1-9 Cav, 4th Bde, 1st Cav Division) reflects on the importance of building rapport and informal conversations with the ANA.

May 20, 2013. "Without US helicopters, Afghans struggle to save the wounded". Stars and Stripes. Some wounded Afghans have no chance with ISAF refusing to conduct MEDEVACs for ANSF - hurting ANSF morale and SFAAT relationships.

May 20, 2013. "U.S. Army medical personnel deploy as part of security force advisory teams". Army.mil. Medics part of 2/10 Mountain.

May 16, 2013. "Afghan Army engineers quickly learn construction skills, finish tactical operations center unassisted". DVIDS. The 859th Vertical Construction Company advises ANA on carpentry skills at FOB Finley-Shields.

May 14, 2013. "US air advisors to remain in Afghanistan post-2014". Janes.com.

May 13, 2013. "In time of transition, Marines support Afghan advisors". DVIDS.

May 5, 2013. "US Army weapons experts instruct ANA to train themselves". DVIDS.

May 4, 2013. "Over the Shoulder advising: SFAATs take the next approach". DVIDS.

LTC William Nuckols of TAC 1 NoK with Afghan Counterpart April 26, 2013. "TAC-1 chief of staff wears many hats". DVIDS. LTC William T. Nuckols (on the right in the picture) talks about his job as DCO of 4/1 CD, TAC-1 Chief of Staff and advisor to the ANA. LTC Nuckols' Afghan counterpart is on the left as they ride a Blackhawk helicopter on a visit to ANA units.

(U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Andrade, Task Force Long Knife Public Affairs)

April 26, 2013. "Afghan forces struggle to maintain US equipment". Alaska Dispatch. News report advisors to a Mobile Strike Force or MSF.

April 20, 2013. "G1 office keeps soldiers focused on their mission at hand". DVIDS. CPT Jeffrey Kocian, the G1 Advisor for the 201st Corps at FOB Gamberi, explains the daily routine of his advising job with the ANA corps personnel section.

April 18, 2013. "Maintainers provide weapons training to ANA". DVIDS. CPT John Rawlinson and SSG Samuel Caffrey, members of SFAAT 1 - an advisor team at FOB Shank, comment on weapons training provided to ANA at Camp Maiwand.

April 18, 2013. "Wolverine Leader Course: US, ANA combined training". RC East.

An SFAAT Advisor Provides Assistance to an ANA Counterpart
CPT Austin Fuchs, a member of an SFAAT, advises an ANA officer of the 203rd Corps
(photo by SPC Robert Porter, March 30, 2013)

April 14, 2013. "Advising ANA goes beyond combat roles". DVIDS. US advisors from the South Dacoka Army National Guard's 129th Mobile Public Affairs detachment assist the 203rd Thunder Corps Public Affairs Office.

April 13, 2013. "Warrior Brigade SFAT shares tactical knowledge with AUP, ALP". DVIDS. SFAT 6, 10th Mountain provides training to the AUP and ALP.

April 11, 2013. "Kandahar AUP leaders complete professional development course". Fort Bliss Monitor. 2nd Garrison SFAT "Texans" provide mentorship.

April 7, 2013. "The start of a new beginning". Regional Command East. 2/10 SFAB and an SFAAT at Orgun-E improve base security for ABP and AUP.

April 2, 2013. "US, Afghan soldiers train for better security". DVIDS. An SFAAT advising ANA at Camp Maiwand, Logar province provide training in ECP procedures.

March 31, 2013. "SFAAT corpsmen advisors growing increasingly confident in their ANA counterparts". DVIDS. Marine SFAAT ensures Afghans are properly trained in medical procedures.

March 30, 2013. "Teaching Afghans the paperwork of war". Stars and Stripes. SFAT Tombstone works with the Afghan police in Spin Boldak.

March 26, 2013. "Fort Campbell's 1st Brigade Combat Team helps Afghan soldiers succeed with training". Clarksville Online. SFAAT Phalanx provides training to 4th Combat Support Kandak of 2nd Bde, 201st Corps.

March 21, 2013. "SFAAT Assists Counterparts". DVIDS. 4th Bde 10th Mountain.

March 18, 2013. "Germany-based US troops to advise and assist Afghans through 2104". DVIDS. 2nd Cav Regiment training at JMRC for SFAAT mission.

March 16, 2013. "Train the Trainer". DVIDS. SFAT 20 trains AUP in Spin Boldac.

March 10, 2013. "The life of an SFAAT". RC East. 15th Field Artillery Regiment.

March 8, 2013. "Guard security team helping transition in Afghanistan". DVIDS. Wisconsin National Guard deploys the 104th SFAAT to Afghanistan.

March 7, 2013. "First unit readies for Afghanistan with new network". Army.mil. SFAATs will deploy with Capability Set - 13 for better networked and mobile communications.

March 5, 2013. "Training to win". DVIDS. 4/10th Mountain (Patriot Brigade).

March 5, 2013. 89th Cav Completes SFAAT Training. DVIDS.

March 3, 2013. "Chorah Valley safer with rise of district chief of police". DIVIDS. An SFAAT team helps district police in Uruzgan province get better at their jobs.

February 27, 2013. "Highlander SFAAT returns". SFAATs from 4th BCT, 1st AD complete their SFA mission. Fort Bliss Monitor.

February 26, 2013. "Partners become advisers as 101st Airborne steps into background". The Leaf Chronicle. 101st SFAAT at FOB Joyce (Sarkani).

February 23, 2013. "New Operations Center empowers Afghan Police". DVIDS. SFAT from Camp Nathan Smith assists AUP with new operations center.

February 17, 2013. "Fort Stewart Security Force Assistance Teams to Deploy to Afghanistan". Fort Stewart Patch.com.

February 5, 2013. "Afghans leading the way in Laghman province". DVIDS. An SFAAT advising an OCC-R provides assistance in conduct of Operation Command Center foundation course.

January 28, 2013. "Hawaii National Guard team mentors Afghan Uniformed Police". National Guard. "Hippos" advising Qalat Reserve Kandak of the AUP in Zabul.

January 19, 2013. "The First and Last Assistance Team for the Qalat Reserve Kandak". DVIDS. SFAT 21, callsign "Hippos", is part of the 29th IBCT of the Hawaii National Guard.

January 17, 2013. "Which Way Did the Taliban Go?" The New York Times Magazine. A report that describes how an ANA kandak operates in Afghanistan.

January 5, 2013. "ANA successful in resupply mission". DVIDS. ANA element completes a resupply to a remote AUP location in Kunar province advised by SFAAT 6.

December 26, 2012. "Remaining SFAAT teams deploy for 'Highlanders'". DVIDS. 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division deploys SFAATs to Afghanistan. 4/1 AD has deployed over 31 SFAATs or 350 Soldiers.

December 25, 2012. "Afghan police enhance district-level logistics in Uruzgan". DVIDS.

December 20, 2012. "Advisory brigade prepares Afghan soldiers to train themselves". DVIDS. SFAAT 6 of 1/101st Brigade advises ANA at Honikar-Miracle in Kunar.

December 20, 2012. "With Hawaii Army Guard mentoring, Afghan forces take independent strides".  SFAT 61 (Shaka 27) advises the ANSF. DVIDS.

December 14, 2012. "10th Mountain Division hosts Best SFAAT Competition". Army.mil.

December 13, 2012. "Afghan policeman helped by SFAT, FST". ISAF News.

December 13, 2012. "Historic First Army deployments end with warm welcome home". Fort Hood Sentinel. LTC Pilkins and OCC-R SFAAT return from Afghanistan. DVIDS.

December 11, 2012. "3BCT Security Force Assistance Teams return home from Afghanistan". DVIDS.

December 5, 2012. "New district police chief takes strides for a self-sustaining future". DVIDS.  DCoP is advised by SFAT 20 of the Texas National Guard.

November 30, 2012. "1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum to be deployed to Afghanistan". CNY Central.

November 30, 2012. "Combat Team at Fort Drum to deploy to Afghanistan". Observer Dispatch.

November 28, 2012. "Back in the saddle again". 4/1 CD deploys as first SFAB in Afghanistan.  Regional Command East.

November 26, 2012. "New Army Units Prep for Long-Term Afghan Training".  DefenseNews.

November 23, 2012. "Operation Southern Strike IV: Reaching Across the Force". DVIDS. SFAT 11 works with the ABP in FOB Spin Boldak, Afghanistan.

November 21, 2012. "Oklahoma assistance team builds foundation for AUP". DVIDS. SFAT 28 trained and mentored the Tarin Kot District Afghan Uniform Police.

November 21, 2012. "Police Advisory Team watches Afghan police take control in Nawa". DVIDS. The PAT advised the Nawa Operational Coordination Center - District.

November 16, 2012. "Wisconsin Guard security team prepares for Afghanistan mission". Wisconsin National Guard.  SFAAT 104 prepares for Afghan trip at Polk.

November 11, 2012. "Afghan Border Police welcome training, share best practices". NTM-A. SFAT 11 provide advise and training to ABP.

November 9, 2012. "ABP welcome training, share best practices". NTM-A.

November 7, 2012. "Letter from Khost". An member of SFAAT Team 28 provides info on his mission in Afghanistan. Montgomery News.

November 4, 2012. "Fort Campbell's 1st Brigade Combat Team "Bastogne" set to begin next Rendezvous with Destiny". Clarksville Online.

November 3, 2012. "Route Lion extension opens a road of possibilities". DVIDS. SFAT 40 advises ANA in Deh Chopan district.

November 1, 2012. "Observations from an NTM-A Officer". The Kabul Cable. An advisor talks about his tour in Afghanistan and the importance of knowing a little of the language.

October 26, 2012. "National Guard SFA AT tests responsiveness, flexibility, and agility". Army.mil.  Hawaii's 29th IBCT and Texas' 56th IBCT train for Afghan SFA AT mission.

October 25, 2012. "SFAAT: Team preps for deployment with foot patrols, convoy ops". The Globe.

October 24, 2012. "SFAAT: The next step in Afghan independent operations". DVIDS.

October 24, 2012. "Sustaining the SFAAT". DVIDS.

October 24, 2012. "New Romanian army team takes over FOB Wolverine ANA mentorship". DVIDS.

October 23, 2012. "Army Brigade Holds Ceremony Before Deployment". WBKO.com. 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division deploys SFAATs to Afghanistan.

October 22, 2012. "SFAAT Marines conduct convoy ops, foot patrols in preparation for deployment".  DVIDS.

October 18, 2012. "SFAT offers next step in Afghan independent operations". The Mountaineer Online. SFAT Gray 1 trains at NTC.

October 18, 2012. "4-31 Infantry Soldiers provide security force during exercise". The Mountaineer Online.  10th Mountain Division Soldiers provide security to SFAT 32, 29th BCT, Hawaii National Guard during Fort Irwin training.

October 17, 2012. "Governor Visits Guam Guard Members". PNC.

October 17, 2012. "101st Airborne's 1st Brigade to deploy almost 2,000". The Lebanon Democrat.

October 16, 2012. "Mentoring the Afghan Forces: The Advisor Training Group". The Blog of the Huffington Post. News article about the ATG of the Marine Corps.

October 11, 2012.  "Kalak Hode 5: Showing the ANA what right looks like".  DVIDS. SFAT 40 advising the ANA.

October 11, 2012. "NTC rotation brings change to 2-14 Infantry". The Mountaineer Online.

October 11, 2012. "2-15 Field Artillery Soldiers conduct 'experiment' at NTC". The Mountaineer Online (10th Mountain Division).

October 11, 2012. "NTC rotation brings change to 2-14 Infantry". The Mountaineer Online. 2-14th Infantry 10th Mountain Division transitions to BSI to support SFAATs.

October 6, 2012. "SFAAT security forces". DVIDS. SFAAT 32 trains at NTC.

October 2, 2012. "Gov. Walker Attends Sendoff for Wisconsin SFAAT Team Heading to Afghanistan". Red Rock On Air.com. 104th SFAAT to train and then deploy.

October 1, 2012. "Advisor team coordinates communications, operations in 'Land of the Light'". Army.mil. SFAAT Bluetick advises OCC-P Nuristan.

October 1, 2012. "Unique Wisconsin Guard unit embarks on specialized mission to Afghanistan". Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs. SFAAT 104.

October 1, 2012. "Guard unit to train against insider attacks in Afghanistan". JSOnline.

September 28, 2012. "David Barno's Pivot Plan: So Wrong It's Scary". Registan.com.

September 25, 2012. "Training Afghan Allies, With Guard Firmly Up". The New York Times.

September 25, 2012.  "Elm Grove resident receives Purple Heart, Combat Action Badge". DVIDS.

September 18, 2012. "37th IBCT Security Force Assistance Team mentors 5th Zone Afghan Border Police". DVIDS.

September 18, 2012. "National Guard soldiers embark on new Army mission". DVIDS.

September 17, 2012. "Transition Operations: A Discussion with 29 Articles".  Ledet, Stewart, and Turner, Small Wars Journal.

September 12, 2012.  "Last SFAAT team deploys: 100 'Highlander' Soldiers head to Afghanistan".  Fort Bliss Monitor.

September 12, 2012.  "New deployment plan will beef up GI protection".  Army Times.

September 12, 2012. "Village elders wary after years of war in Afghanistan". National Post.

September 12, 2012. "The Advisor Training Group Mission Rehearsal Exercise". Leatherneck.com.

September 10, 2012.  "Tobogganing in Afghanistan". A daily account of life with SFAT 42. The National Post.

September 10, 2012. "Afghanistan district to get police substations". Army.mil. SFAT 15 works with the AUP in Takhteh Pol.

September 7, 2012.  "Camp Shelby training new Security Teams". WDAM 7.

September 6, 2012.  "Troops train to help Afghan security forces".  Hattiesburg American. Members of 56th Infantry Brigade of Texas and the 29th Infantry Brigade of Hawaii and other Pacific coast states train for SFAAT mission in Afghanistan.

September 5, 2012.  "Taliban alley".  Kandahar Journal. A journalist describes his stay with SFAT 42 advising 6th Kandak.

August 30, 2012. "How Blackhorse bridges the gap between RTU and the AUP". 11th ACR. The Black Horse Regiment portrays SFAAT in training.

August 22, 2012.  "Miss. soldier dies in Afghanistan". Hattiesburg American.  Soldier was a member of an SFAAT based in Spin Boldac.

August 17, 2012. "First Army National Guard units selected as security advisor teams begin training, prepare for Afghanistan deployment". National Guard News.

August 15, 2012. "First National Guard assistance advisor teams training now for deployment". Army.mil.

August 12, 2012. "Training to Transition: ANA Marksmanship and Live Fire Training". By Brandon Anderson, Small Wars Journal.

August 7, 2012. "More of 2nd BCT Staying Home".  News report about 2/10th of Fort Drum, NY deploying as an SFAB to Afghanistan.  WNYFtv.com.

August 1, 2012.  "Training the Afghan National Army".  Inge Fryklund, Small Wars Journal.

August 1, 2012. "Division West leads US shift to advisory role in Afghanistan with first deployments since WWII".  DVIDS.

July 31, 2012.  "Press Briefing".  Briefing by MG Day, DCoS Plans, ISAF on SFA.

July 26, 2012. "Texas citizen-soldiers marching straight into Afghanistan violence". Star-Telegram.

July 24, 2012.  "Send-off Ceremony Today for 2 GUNG Teams Deploying to Afghanistan".  Pacific News Center.

July 16, 2012.  "Security Forces Advisory Team provide Afghan police with mentoring".  DVIDS.

July 11, 2012.  "SFAAT deployments continue for 'Highlander' Brigade".  Fort Bliss Monitor.

July 8, 2012.  "STT-SFAT mentor ANA to employ an Afghan solution to an Afghan problem".  CNN.

June 13, 2012.  "Highlanders depart for Afghanistan".  Members of 4th HBCT 1st Armored Division to be part of SFAAT effort. Fort Bliss Monitor.

June 11, 2012. "Rare Event: Security Team Gets First Army Combat Patch". Black Anthem.com. SFAAT team in Laghman province, Afghanistan.

June 2012.  "Hawaii Army National Guard Soldiers to Prepare for Mobilization".  Portions of the 29th IBCT to deploy as SFAAT teams in 2013.  Hawaii Department of Defense.

May 26, 2012.  "US Forces Visit Local Afghan Uniformed Police Leaders in Qalat". SFAAT visits AUP in Qalat District in Zabul Province, Afghanistan.  DVIDS.

May 7, 2012. "STT-SFAT mentor ANA to employ an Afghan solution to an Afghan problem". DVIDS. SFAT 42 in Qalat district works with ANP.

May 2012. "SFAAT teams continue deployment prep during infantry battle course". Fort Bliss Monitor. MAJ Rafael Mussebgil leads his SFAAT in pre-deployment training.

April 25, 2012.  "SFAAT teams continue deployment prep during infantry platoon battle course".  Fort Bliss Monitor.

April 14, 2012.  "Guam National Guard to deploy teams to Afghanistan".  Saipan Tribune.

March 25, 2012.  "Security Force Assistance Team nets 'high value' training". DVIDS.

March 22, 2012.  "New Mission Partners First Army Mentors with Afghan Security Forces".  DoD Live.

March 21, 2012.  "SFAT Soldiers receive communications crash course".  Fort Bliss Monitor.

March 12, 2012.  "SFAAT training continues with M-ATV driver's course".  DVIDS.

March 16, 2012. "JRTC Advisor Academy cuts down SFAT learning curve". DVIDS.

March 8, 2012.  "Security team returns from Fort Polk training".  124th Fires Brigade. Army.mil.

March 5, 2012. "Hawaii Army National Guard soldiers to prepare for mobilization". KHON2.com.

March 2, 2012.  "DoD Identifies Modified BCTs for Deployment as Security Force Assistance Teams to Afghanistan".  The Fort Gordon Signal.

March 2, 2012.  "Stewart security force assistance teams to deploy to Afghanistan" Connect Stewart / Hunter.

March 2, 2012.  "191st Inf Bde SFATs conduct convoy training at JRTC".  Guardian Fort Polk.

March 1, 2012.  "New Army mission partners First Army senior mentors, Afghan Security Forces". DVIDS.

March 1, 2012.  "Experts: Training and advisory mission must go on despite Afghan violence".  Stars and Stripes.

February 25, 2012.  "Fort Campbell's 2nd Brigade Combat Team Hones Skills for Springtime Deployment to Afghanistan". Clarksville Online.

February 17, 2012.  "Army Details Afghan Transition Deployment Plans".  Military.com.

February 17, 2012.  "Fort Stewart Security Force Assistance Teams to Deploy to Afghanistan".  Fort Stewart Dispatch.

February 16, 2012.  "2nd BCT to Deploy Security Force Assistance Teams to Afghanistan".  Clarksville Online.

February 15, 2012.  "DoD Identifies Modified Brigade Combat Teams for Deployment as Security Force Assistance Teams to Afghanistan".  DoD News Release.

January 8, 2012.  "Security transition in Afghanistan ongoing". Army Times.



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