military assistance advisory group


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military assistance advisory group

A joint Service group, normally under the military command of a commander of a unified command and representing the Secretary of Defense, which primarily administers the US military assistance planning and programming in the host country. Also called MAAG.
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He served on destroyers in the South Pacific during WWII, was captain of the USS Brownson, had a post-war tour of duty in Oslo, Norway as a participant in the Military Assistance Advisory Group to NATO, and served at the Pentagon until retiring in 1962.
Military Assistance Advisory Group is established in South Vietnam Nov.
Shopping around for a quiet corner to place a brigadier general who also didn't fit comfortably into the mainstream of the military bureaucracy, someone finally suggested that he be sent off to head our Military Assistance Advisory Group in Pakistan.

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