Joint Readiness Training Center, 3rd BN, 353rd Regiment, Regionally Aligned Forces

Course Director


MAJ Philip Song

353rd Combat Advisor Arch

The Regionally Aligned Forces (RAF) Course conducts realistic and tailored training for individuals and leaders. Courses are designed to the unit mission and specific geographic Combatant Commands to capture realistic deployment conditions.

RAF Course
Classroom instruction focuses on the basic fundamentals of advise and assist with an emphasis on developing the various facets of cultural, language, and religious awareness and developing influence and negotiation techniques. The class culminates in conducting engagements with cultural roleplayers in realistic scenarios.

Course NCOIC


SFC Bryan K. Hardy