Congressional Research Service: Army Security Force Assistance Brigades (SFABs) - Updated 1 July, 2021
A discussion between Maj. Gen. John Brennan, commander of the 1st Special Forces command, Brig. Gen. Scott Jackson, commander of the Security Force Assistance Command, and Col. Mike Sullivan, commander of the 2nd Security Force Assistance Brigade on the roles and synergy of Special Forces and SFAB Advisors.
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Words matter. Symbols matter. Does the Army see no meaningful difference between SF and SFAB?
A reduced U.S. military footprint around the world coupled with an increase in state and non-state threats has forced us to reconsider our strategy and posture.
Should the Army prepare to fight other modern militaries like those of Russia and China, or orient on stabilizing war-torn states like Syria, Iraq, and Afghanistan?