Small Wars Journal

DoD Hasn’t Followed CENTCOM Deployment Requirements for Advisers Heading to Afghanistan, Report Says

DoD Hasn’t Followed CENTCOM Deployment Requirements for Advisers Heading to Afghanistan, Report Says by Kyle Rempfer - Military Times

The Department of Defense has not been following through on adviser training for some of its service members before deploying them to Afghanistan, going against U.S. Central Command requirements, a government watchdog reported Wednesday.

 

In an anonymous survey, nearly half of U.S. uniformed personnel serving as advisers at Afghanistan’s Ministry of Defense and Ministry of the Interior said they received no adviser training before deploying, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction said in its latest audit.

 

To improve Afghan government officials' resource management, procurement, logistics, maintenance capabilities and overall sustainability, NATO’s Resolute Support mission provides advisers to the MoD and MoI…

Read on.