U.S. Soldiers assist passengers injured in Somalia plane crash
Three 2nd Security Force Assistance Brigade Soldiers out of Fort Bragg, N.C., were conducting medical training with a platoon of Somalia’s Danab commandos when a Jubba Airlines aircraft crash-landed at Mogadishu International Airport at 10:30 a.m. on July 18. While the Danab commandos rushed toward the aircraft to pull injured passengers from the aircraft, the three American SFAB team members established a triage station about 100 meters from the crash site and assisted local emergency responders to evacuate 16 injured passengers to nearby medical facilities.
Advisor teams to Senegal help deploy peacekeeping task force, revamp logistics system
Two teams from 2nd SFAB will complete their six-month security cooperation rotation to Senegal over the next few weeks. They will be replaced by another two teams coming from the Fort Bragg, North Carolina based unit.
Making it personal: Soldier uses life experiences to train others for peacekeeping mission
Soldiers make the decision to serve in the military for a variety of reasons. For one noncommissioned officer out of Ft. Bragg, N.C., a decision to join the military over ten years ago has brought about opportunities to achieve a personal goal and passion to help others.
SFAB Soldiers grow partnerships in Ghana through peacekeeping training exercise
In January, U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to the 2nd Security Force Assistance Brigade out of Fort Bragg, N.C., attended and supported a new training program for Ghana Armed Forces in Bundase, Ghana, as GAF soldiers prepare for an upcoming peacekeeping mission.