RPT-In long Afghan war, U.S. Army tries new way to deploy trainers
Contributed by NAMPA / Reuters.
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By Phil Stewart
FORT BENNING, Ga., Feb 14 (Reuters) - As a U.S. Army medic,
Sergeant First Class Jonathan Ortega admits that when he gets to
Afghanistan, his instinct will be to help care for any wounded
Afghan troops. It is a feeling he will have to fight.
Ortega is heading soon to the 16-year-old war as part of a
new kind of U.S. Army training brigade specifically created to
mentor Afghan soldiers in the field and taught to r ...