Two Army units are headed to Afghanistan amid thinning hopes that the U.S. will reach a peace deal with the Taliban.
The 1st SFAB commander says future deployments are likely to be in smaller units, rather than brigades.
The 2nd Security Force Assistance Brigade assume the Army's advise-and-assist mission to support Afghan security forces.
The 2nd Security Force Assistance Brigade is nearly at full strength and preparing for a deployment early next year.
The expansion comes at a time when the U.S. military generally uses smaller teams in remote regions of the world.
Bashar al-Assad's army objects to any form of U.S. presence in the country and will seek to put an end to it.
The Army began creating this new approach to the beginning of BCT during the spring.
A Washington Post report illustrates how the military spent $1 billion designated for stocks of masks and other supplies.
Capt. Kai Torkelson was relieved of command by Vice Adm. Bill Galinis, according to a Navy news release.
Some female veterans and advocates have pushed for a gender-neutral version of the motto since 2017.
The America Class amphibious assault ship was virtually commissioned July 15 at its shipyard in Pascagoula, Miss.