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SFAB brigade : Although advise and assist missions are a relatively new term to the Army, the U.S. Army has been performing advisory roles for the past century to increase the capabilities and capacities of foreign militaries. 1st Sgt. Henning Jensen joined the 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade to continue advising foreign allies and provide readiness tools they can use to fight enemy forces.

Growing up, Jensen says he watched a lot of Vietnam movies and read many books about the Vietnam War. He spent many hours at the park playing ‘Soldier’ with his friends, and that’s when he realized that he wanted to be an infantryman, he said.

Jensen joined the Army at 17 years old in 1990 as an infantryman and went to Fort Benning, Georgia for basic combat training and advanced individual training. From there, he went to Germany for his first duty station.

“When I got to Germany, we began training for deployment to Saudi Arabia. My unit deployed late 1990 in support of Operation Desert Storm,” Jensen said. Read more

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SFAB brigade : Although advise and assist missions are a relatively new term to the Army, the U.S. Army has been performing advisory roles for the past century to increase the capabilities and capacities of foreign militaries. 1st Sgt. Henning Jensen joined the 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade to continue advising foreign allies and provide readiness tools they can use to fight enemy forces.

Growing up, Jensen says he watched a lot of Vietnam movies and read many books about the Vietnam War. He spent many hours at the park playing ‘Soldier’ with his friends, and that’s when he realized that he wanted to be an infantryman, he said.

Jensen joined the Army at 17 years old in 1990 as an infantryman and went to Fort Benning, Georgia for basic combat training and advanced individual training. From there, he went to Germany for his first duty station.

“When I got to Germany, we began training for deployment to Saudi Arabia. My unit deployed late 1990 in support of Operation Desert Storm,” Jensen said.