Advising the Command: Best Practices from the Special Operations Advisory Experience in Afghanistan
RAND NATIONAL DEFENSE RESEARCH INST SANTA MONICA CA
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The NATO Special Operations Component Command--AfghanistanSpecial Operations Joint Task Force--Afghanistan has tasked Special Operations Advisory Groups with the responsibility of advising headquarter elements of the Afghan Special Security Forces. This report identifies best practices for operational-level advising from this special operations advisory mission. The report also identifies recommendations that are intended to address key challenges in operational-level partnering. Findings are presented on the topics of rapport building, the advising engagement, integration, sustainability, pre-deployment training, and continuity of operations.
- Military Forces and Organizations
- Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics