SFAB officers support Indonesian, U.S. forces at Garuda Shield

By Ethan Sterenfeld / September 30, 2021 at 3:48 PM
Soldiers from the U.S. Army’s 5th Security Force Assistance Brigade embedded with Indonesian army units during the Garuda Shield exercise in Indonesia in August and served as communications liaisons between the two armies. If an Indonesian unit wanted to call in fires against a particular target, and American forces provided the fires, the Indonesians would go through the embedded American officer to reach the fires unit, Lt. Col. Anthony Gore, a battalion commander in the SFAB, told Inside Defense...

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