AUSA’s Army Matters Podcast

Army Real Talk: Adopt-A-Unit SFAB Series Pt. 2

May 10, 2021

AUSA has adopted two Security Force Assistance Brigades (SFAB)— 3RD SFAB and 5TH SFAB. Our Adopt-A-Unit series continues with 3rd Security Force Assistance Brigade (SFAB) sharing their mission and unique role after their recent return from Afghanistan. Joining us to provide insight as they prepare for their next mission is 3rd SFAB command team, COL Michael Trotter, and CSM James Light and 1st Battalion leadership team – LTC Brendan Gallagher, CSM Andrew Whittingham, and SGM Gilmer. They describe how their team supports CENTCOM and highlights the importance of interoperability to integrating and supporting ongoing operations. Learn about the creative ways they have maintained readiness and stayed connected with their families in a COVID environment. To learn more about the SFAB organization follow them at the social media platforms listed below. 

 

Host:  

o   LTC Brittany Lloyd, AUSA’s U.S. Army Fellow 

 

Guests: 

o   COL Michael Trotter, Commander, 3rd Security Force Assistance Brigade

o   CSM James Light, 3rd Security Force Assistance Brigade

o   LTC Brendan Gallagher, Commander, 1st Battalion, 3rd Security Force Assistance Brigade 

o   CSM Andrew Whittingham, 1st Battalion, 3rd Security Force Assistance Brigade

o   SGM Jacob Gilmer, Operations Sergeant Major, 1st Battalion, 3rd Security Force Assistance Brigade 

  

This episode is brought to you by GEICO.

 

Resources: 

 

3rd SFAB Social Media Platforms:

 

FB:
facebook.com/3sfab

facebook.com/1st-BN-3rd-SFAB-139497760334159

facebook.com/ArmySFAC

facebook.com/SFABRecruiting

 

IG:

Instagram.com/3rdsfab

Instagram.com/ArmySFAC

Instagram.com/sfab_recruiting

 

Twitter:

Twitter.com/3rdSFAB

Twitter.com/armysfac

 

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