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Army Offering $5,000 Bonus To Soldiers Who Volunteer For Deployable Training Brigades | Task & Purpose
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Army Offering $5,000 Bonus To Soldiers Who Volunteer For Deployable Training Brigades | Task & Purpose

The U.S. Army will soon offer $5,000 bonuses to persuade top-performing soldiers to join a set of new training and advising brigades that could begin deploying to conflict zones around the world as soon as 2018, the Associated Press reports.

The creation of five training and advising brigades signals the Army’s intent to shift away from  the conventional units and tactics that yielded a significant number of  casualties in Iraq and Afghanistan but few lasting results; government forces in both countries were thrashed by revitalized insurgencies soon after coalition combat troops pulled out.

The new brigades will be specially equipped for the mission of training and building up local security forces (which is also one of the primary missions of the Army Special Forces)…

Source: Army Offering $5,000 Bonus To Soldiers Who Volunteer For Deployable Training Brigades