It is crucial to understand the most of the project had already been completed-halting the train project would have caused losses in billions of dollars-especially since OMLT
was going to be financed by Chinese Exim Bank.
(S) Besides the Entry Control Point mission, we have consistently pressed Bulgaria to contribute two Operational Mentor and Liaison Teams (OMLTs
) and a Role Two Military Medical Treatment Facility.
The key to an OMLT
's success lies in choosing men with adequate mental strength to stand alongside Afghan soldiers--not only in training but also in combat.
Predeployment training for OMLT
mentors is conducted slightly differently than the training at Fort Polk.
As support for the Afghan National Army (ANA), in March 2008, the Republic of Macedonia deployed for the first time an officer and a noncommissioned officer within the Operational Mentor and Liaison Team (OMLT
) in Mazar-e Sharif.
Sgt Johnson, of the 2nd Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment (Green Howards), is second in command of an Operational Mentor and Liaison Team (OMLT
) in Afghanistan.
An Operational Mentoring Liaison Team (OMLT
) from A Company, 2nd Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment, was patrolling a route on Sunday where they had cleared half-a-dozen I m p rov i s e d Explosive Devices (IEDs) the previous day.
The training took seven hours to accomplish and was supported by personnel and equipment from the ANAAC,the Czech Republic Operational Mentor and Liaison Team (OMLT
),Combined Security Transition Command - Afghanistan (CSTC-A) mentors and personnel from Task Force Thunder at Bagram Air Field.
Of course, Jim must also learn to speak NATO--where an OMLT
is not breakfast dish you make with eggs, and a CJSOR is not a painful symptom of some unmentionable disease.
MLT Vacations launched its new OMLT
Vacations Recharge & Reach-outO (or OR&RO) program, which is designed to give employees the opportunity to have two additional days off with pay to allocate specifically towards taking care of themselves (Recharge) and taking care of others in their community (Reach-out).
Estonia is also considering its involvement in the formation of an OMLT
(Operational Mentor and Liaison Team)--a common training unit for the Afghanistan army.
Acutely aware of the risks, Captain Snyder voluntarily re-deployed in February 2008 for an eight-month term to Southern Afghanistan with the Operational Mentoring and Liaison Team (OMLT
)that has Canadian officers training troops in the fledgling Afghan National Army.