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Advising the Command: Best Practices from the Special Operation's Advisory Experience in Afghanistan

Advising the Command: Best Practices from the Special Operation's Advisory Experience in Afghanistan

Helmus, Todd C., author

"Special Operators assigned to Special Operations Advisory Groups advise the commanders and staff of the Afghan Special Security Forces. Drawing on in-depth interviews with these personnel, this report identifies best practices for operational level advising. Topics addressed include rapport building, the advising engagement, integration, sustainability, pre-deployment training, and continuity of operations"--Puiblisher's description

eBook, Electronic resource, Book. English. Electronic books.
Published Santa Monica, CA : RAND 2015

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Details

Statement of responsibility: Todd C. Helmus
ISBN: 0833093339, 9780833093332
Note: Online resource; title from PDF title page (RAND, viewed August 18, 2015).
Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 53-54)
Note: "RR-949-OSD."
Physical Description: 1 online resource (xi, 54 pages)
Subject: Consultants Armed Forces Afghanistan.; Military education Afghanistan.; Military assistance, American Afghanistan.; United States Military relations Afghanistan.; POLITICAL SCIENCE / Security (National & International)
Alternative Title: Best Practices from the Special Operation's Advisory Experience in Afghanistan
Local note: JSTOR Books at JSTOR Open Access

Contents

  1. Preface
  2. Summary
  3. Acknowledgments
  4. Chapter One: Introduction
  5. Chatper Two: Rapport
  6. Chapter Three: The Advising Engagement
  7. Chapter Four: Integration of SOF Advisors
  8. Chapter Five: Integration of ASSF
  9. Chapter Six: Sustainability
  10. Chapter Seven: Pre-Deployment Training
  11. Chapter Eight: Continuity of Operations
  12. Chapter Nine: Conclusion
  13. Abbreviations
  14. Bibliography.