The 23rd Battalion going through pre-deployment prepararion for the RSM
20 December 2016

The 23rd Battalion of II Infantry Brigade of the Georgian Armed Forces is going though pre-deployment preparation for the Resolute Support Mission (RSM) in Afghanistan. Within the 3rd phase of the training, the military unit of a platoon size is completing motorized, patrolling, searching and other kind of operations.

The field-based training is ongoing in parallel at the Vaziani military firing ground and Krtsanisi. It is divided into four phases. At the 1st phase, the military are going though individual training. The following phases include preparation at the squad, platton, company and battalion levels.

The training is being held in the Joint Training and Evalutaion Center (JTEC) and are maximally closer to reality. The 23rd Battalion leadership the U.S. Training Team leaders attended the preparation of the Georgian military servicemen.

The four-months long preparation wil be over in January after which the military will go through preparation in Germany prior ro the deployment to Afghanistan.

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