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Combat Advising

The term "Combat Advising" can mean many things to various groups of people. To someone in the U.S. Army Special Forces it generally means that a Special Forces Operational Detachment "A" is conducting a 'train, advise, and assist' mission with a foreign indigenous military force - usually at company or battalion level.

News Reports about Combat Advising

April 16, 2016. "US forces' secret role helps foreign troops fight terror", by Souad Mekhennet and Missy Ryan, Stars and Stripes. The use of 'Green Berets' to conduct the 'train, advise, and assist' mission during times of conflict or war is usually referred to as 'combat advising'.


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