SATMO helping Liberia professionalize its military force with instructor training

By USASAC Public AffairsMay 24, 2023

Security Assistance Training Management Company’s Sgt. 1st Class Griffin Perry, Sgt. 1st Class Robert Wells, Sgt. 1st Class Robert Blackburn, and Sgt. 1st Class Tyler Price, former drill sergeants and an Advanced Individual Training platoon sergeants, conducted an instructor course at the Edward Binyah Kesselly barracks in Liberia March to April 2023. Twenty-four soldiers, private to first sergeant, from the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) attended the course. The course consisted of instruction techniques, tactical combat casualty care, land navigation, physical readiness training (PRT), and drill and ceremony modules. Upon completion of these classes, AFL students instructed PRT each day and utilized the eight-step training model to prepare classes and brief plans. The SATCO instructors observed, critiqued, and validated the students. Many of the AFL Soldiers will become instructors at the Liberian Basic Leader Course.
1 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Security Assistance Training Management Company’s Sgt. 1st Class Griffin Perry, Sgt. 1st Class Robert Wells, Sgt. 1st Class Robert Blackburn, and Sgt. 1st Class Tyler Price, former drill sergeants and an Advanced Individual Training platoon sergeants, conducted an instructor course at the Edward Binyah Kesselly barracks in Liberia March to April 2023. Twenty-four soldiers, private to first sergeant, from the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) attended the course. The course consisted of instruction techniques, tactical combat casualty care, land navigation, physical readiness training (PRT), and drill and ceremony modules. Upon completion of these classes, AFL students instructed PRT each day and utilized the eight-step training model to prepare classes and brief plans. The SATCO instructors observed, critiqued, and validated the students. Many of the AFL Soldiers will become instructors at the Liberian Basic Leader Course. (Photo Credit: Courtesy photo) VIEW ORIGINAL
Security Assistance Training Management Company’s Sgt. 1st Class Griffin Perry, Sgt. 1st Class Robert Wells, Sgt. 1st Class Robert Blackburn, and Sgt. 1st Class Tyler Price, former drill sergeants and an Advanced Individual Training platoon sergeants, conducted an instructor course at the Edward Binyah Kesselly barracks in Liberia March to April 2023. Twenty-four soldiers, private to first sergeant, from the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) attended the course. The course consisted of instruction techniques, tactical combat casualty care, land navigation, physical readiness training (PRT), and drill and ceremony modules. Upon completion of these classes, AFL students instructed PRT each day and utilized the eight-step training model to prepare classes and brief plans. The SATCO instructors observed, critiqued, and validated the students. Many of the AFL Soldiers will become instructors at the Liberian Basic Leader Course.
2 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Security Assistance Training Management Company’s Sgt. 1st Class Griffin Perry, Sgt. 1st Class Robert Wells, Sgt. 1st Class Robert Blackburn, and Sgt. 1st Class Tyler Price, former drill sergeants and an Advanced Individual Training platoon sergeants, conducted an instructor course at the Edward Binyah Kesselly barracks in Liberia March to April 2023. Twenty-four soldiers, private to first sergeant, from the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) attended the course. The course consisted of instruction techniques, tactical combat casualty care, land navigation, physical readiness training (PRT), and drill and ceremony modules. Upon completion of these classes, AFL students instructed PRT each day and utilized the eight-step training model to prepare classes and brief plans. The SATCO instructors observed, critiqued, and validated the students. Many of the AFL Soldiers will become instructors at the Liberian Basic Leader Course. (Photo Credit: Courtesy photo) VIEW ORIGINAL
Security Assistance Training Management Company’s Sgt. 1st Class Griffin Perry, Sgt. 1st Class Robert Wells, Sgt. 1st Class Robert Blackburn, and Sgt. 1st Class Tyler Price, former drill sergeants and an Advanced Individual Training platoon sergeants, conducted an instructor course at the Edward Binyah Kesselly barracks in Liberia March to April 2023. Twenty-four soldiers, private to first sergeant, from the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) attended the course. The course consisted of instruction techniques, tactical combat casualty care, land navigation, physical readiness training (PRT), and drill and ceremony modules. Upon completion of these classes, AFL students instructed PRT each day and utilized the eight-step training model to prepare classes and brief plans. The SATCO instructors observed, critiqued, and validated the students. Many of the AFL Soldiers will become instructors at the Liberian Basic Leader Course.
3 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Security Assistance Training Management Company’s Sgt. 1st Class Griffin Perry, Sgt. 1st Class Robert Wells, Sgt. 1st Class Robert Blackburn, and Sgt. 1st Class Tyler Price, former drill sergeants and an Advanced Individual Training platoon sergeants, conducted an instructor course at the Edward Binyah Kesselly barracks in Liberia March to April 2023. Twenty-four soldiers, private to first sergeant, from the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) attended the course. The course consisted of instruction techniques, tactical combat casualty care, land navigation, physical readiness training (PRT), and drill and ceremony modules. Upon completion of these classes, AFL students instructed PRT each day and utilized the eight-step training model to prepare classes and brief plans. The SATCO instructors observed, critiqued, and validated the students. Many of the AFL Soldiers will become instructors at the Liberian Basic Leader Course. (Photo Credit: Courtesy photo) VIEW ORIGINAL
Security Assistance Training Management Company’s Sgt. 1st Class Griffin Perry, Sgt. 1st Class Robert Wells, Sgt. 1st Class Robert Blackburn, and Sgt. 1st Class Tyler Price, former drill sergeants and an Advanced Individual Training platoon sergeants, conducted an instructor course at the Edward Binyah Kesselly barracks in Liberia March to April 2023. Twenty-four soldiers, private to first sergeant, from the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) attended the course. The course consisted of instruction techniques, tactical combat casualty care, land navigation, physical readiness training (PRT), and drill and ceremony modules. Upon completion of these classes, AFL students instructed PRT each day and utilized the eight-step training model to prepare classes and brief plans. The SATCO instructors observed, critiqued, and validated the students. Many of the AFL Soldiers will become instructors at the Liberian Basic Leader Course.
4 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Security Assistance Training Management Company’s Sgt. 1st Class Griffin Perry, Sgt. 1st Class Robert Wells, Sgt. 1st Class Robert Blackburn, and Sgt. 1st Class Tyler Price, former drill sergeants and an Advanced Individual Training platoon sergeants, conducted an instructor course at the Edward Binyah Kesselly barracks in Liberia March to April 2023. Twenty-four soldiers, private to first sergeant, from the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) attended the course. The course consisted of instruction techniques, tactical combat casualty care, land navigation, physical readiness training (PRT), and drill and ceremony modules. Upon completion of these classes, AFL students instructed PRT each day and utilized the eight-step training model to prepare classes and brief plans. The SATCO instructors observed, critiqued, and validated the students. Many of the AFL Soldiers will become instructors at the Liberian Basic Leader Course. (Photo Credit: Courtesy photo) VIEW ORIGINAL
Security Assistance Training Management Company’s Sgt. 1st Class Griffin Perry, Sgt. 1st Class Robert Wells, Sgt. 1st Class Robert Blackburn, and Sgt. 1st Class Tyler Price, former drill sergeants and an Advanced Individual Training platoon sergeants, conducted an instructor course at the Edward Binyah Kesselly barracks in Liberia March to April 2023. Twenty-four soldiers, private to first sergeant, from the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) attended the course. The course consisted of instruction techniques, tactical combat casualty care, land navigation, physical readiness training (PRT), and drill and ceremony modules. Upon completion of these classes, AFL students instructed PRT each day and utilized the eight-step training model to prepare classes and brief plans. The SATCO instructors observed, critiqued, and validated the students. Many of the AFL Soldiers will become instructors at the Liberian Basic Leader Course.
5 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Security Assistance Training Management Company’s Sgt. 1st Class Griffin Perry, Sgt. 1st Class Robert Wells, Sgt. 1st Class Robert Blackburn, and Sgt. 1st Class Tyler Price, former drill sergeants and an Advanced Individual Training platoon sergeants, conducted an instructor course at the Edward Binyah Kesselly barracks in Liberia March to April 2023. Twenty-four soldiers, private to first sergeant, from the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) attended the course. The course consisted of instruction techniques, tactical combat casualty care, land navigation, physical readiness training (PRT), and drill and ceremony modules. Upon completion of these classes, AFL students instructed PRT each day and utilized the eight-step training model to prepare classes and brief plans. The SATCO instructors observed, critiqued, and validated the students. Many of the AFL Soldiers will become instructors at the Liberian Basic Leader Course. (Photo Credit: Courtesy photo) VIEW ORIGINAL

Security Assistance Training Management Organization's (SATMO) Sgt. 1st Class Griffin Perry, Sgt. 1st Class Robert Wells, Sgt. 1st Class Robert Blackburn, and Sgt. 1st Class Tyler Price, former drill sergeants and an Advanced Individual Training platoon sergeants, conducted an instructor course at the Edward Binyah Kesselly barracks in Liberia March to April 2023. Twenty-four soldiers, private to first sergeant, from the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) attended the course.

The SATMO course consisted of instruction techniques, tactical combat casualty care, land navigation, physical readiness training (PRT), and drill and ceremony modules. Upon completion of these classes, AFL students instructed PRT each day and utilized the eight-step training model to prepare classes and brief plans. The SATCO instructors observed, critiqued, and validated the students. Many of the AFL Soldiers will become instructors at the Liberian Basic Leader Course.

SATMO is a subordinate organization to the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command and deploys U.S.-based teams to execute security assistance missions outside the continental United States. SATMO has successfully deployed training and advisory teams to every geographic combatant command, hence the motto "Training the World, One Soldier at a Time." Their mission is vital to achieving U.S. national security objectives and stability in key locations throughout the world.

USASAC currently manages over 6,500 Foreign Military Sales cases, worth more than $217 billion, for more than 137countries.