USARAF provides combat life saving course in Guinea
By U.S. Army Africa photosMarch 3, 2014
U.S. Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 7th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, are training three companies of soldiers of the Republic of Guinea Armed Forces in combat skills and battle drills in the African country of Guinea.
Recently, the 1st ID Soldiers helped train 21 Guinean soldiers in advanced first aid techniques during a first-ever Combat Life Saver class at Kindia Training Site, Guinea.
According to Maj. Joey Errington, operations officer from the 1st of the 7th Field Artiller, 2nd ABCT, 1st ID more than 30 Soldiers from his unit are engaged in training the Republic of Guinea Armed Forces troops.
Under the coordination of U.S. Army Africa, the Regionally Aligned Force Soldiers are training their Guinean counterparts in cordon and search procedures, convoy operations and battle drills, operation order procedures as well as the combat lifesaver course.