Interested in Joining the Army's Newest Brigade? Here's What You Can Expect by Meghann Myers, Army Times
This fall the Army is standing up a new brigade that will deploy around the world to train foreign troops, and they're looking for about 500 seasoned officers and NCOs to man it.
Those soldiers will report for training at Fort Benning, Georgia, in October, according to officials, where they'll learn to train soldiers from partner nations and eventually deploy around the world.
"In addition to being a volunteer, we want the best of the best," Brig. Gen. David Lesperance, the deputy commanding general of armor at the Maneuver Center of Excellence, told Army Times on May 2. "Top-level talent coming out of key and development assignments."
Specifically, the Army is looking for former squad leaders and platoon sergeants who are looking to expand their experience before likely heading off to their next school.
They will get to pick their follow-on assignments, then-Human Resources Command boss Maj. Gen. Thomas Seamands told Army Times in April, and pocket a $5,000 bonus.
After six weeks in training, they are expected to spend two or three years as part of the brigade, according to officials…