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1st Security Force Assistance Brigade develops combat readiness with first-ever live fire training: With harsh terrain and high temperatures similar to what they’d face during combat operations in the Middle East, the 1st Battalion, 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade conducted its first-ever live fire training at Cactus Range, Nov. 6.

The battalion-level training exercise combined movement and maneuver training with integration of indirect fire. A mortar live fire was used to allow the forward observers to train on calling for fire and observing fire.

Along with the 1st SFAB, Task Force 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, participated in the exercise moving and maneuvering with 1st SFAB and providing fire support.

Both units were given a list of training objectives such as tactical movement with integrated advise-assist teams, controlling team maneuver under fire and tactical movement with an integrated security force.

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1st Security Force Assistance Brigade develops combat readiness with first-ever live fire training: With harsh terrain and high temperatures similar to what they’d face during combat operations in the Middle East, the 1st Battalion, 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade conducted its first-ever live fire training at Cactus Range, Nov. 6.The battalion-level training exercise combined movement and maneuver training with integration of indirect fire. A mortar live fire was used to allow the forward observers to train on calling for fire and observing fire. Along with the 1st SFAB, Task Force 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, participated in the exercise moving and maneuvering with 1st SFAB and providing fire support. Both units were given a list of training objectives such as tactical movement with integrated advise-assist teams, controlling team maneuver under fire and tactical movement with an integrated security force.1st Security Force Assistance Brigade develops combat readiness with first-ever live fire training: With harsh terrain and high temperatures similar to what they’d face during combat operations in the Middle East, the 1st Battalion, 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade conducted its first-ever live fire training at Cactus Range, Nov. 6.