SOF


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SOF

abbr.
sound on film
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We are not at war in Africa, but many of the people in this room, the leaders from African militaries and SOF units, are on the front lines of the counter terror fight every day, said U.
We are honored that Harris chose TrellisWare's TSM-X as the answer for USSOCOM's wideband MANET requirement for real tactical environments in this state-of-the-art SOF radio," said Tom Carter, TrellisWare's President and CEO.
Particular emphasis will be on SOF efforts to Combat ISIL and other violent extremists groups.
Lawmakers and Pentagon officials need to have a better idea of the resources that are being devoted to SOF, particularly in a constrained budget environment, the report said: "Until DoD has more complete information on the total funding necessary to support SOF, decision makers will be unable to effectively identify and assess justification materials for future funding needs, or weigh priorities and assess budget tradeoffs within anticipated declining resources.
Unable to channel the power of its mature, experienced and intelligent personnel, SOF could not seize the initial opportunity to shape Afghanistan's strategy and this mistake hampered special operations throughout the war.
However, since so many SOF units have remained deployed to Afghanistan for such a variety of missions over such a large and diverse geographic area and have been doing so for so long, the support structure originally envisioned has had to be augmented.
One Air Force officer assigned to General Norman Schwarzkopf's strategic planning cell had put forward the idea of using Army SOF teams, and leading the teams to the sites with Air Force Pave Low helicopters.
11) This strategy could certainly involve the use of SOF supported by capably trained indigenous forces and enabled by air and sea mobility and fires support as well as intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance assets.
This is one of the few times that the enemy was engaged in their own backyard unexpectedly and within close proximity," said the coalition SOF commander.
The TSSC oversees six separate and geographically dispersed SOF Signal detachments that are co-located with the regionally oriented TSOCs that they support.
NSW is no exception when it comes to adhering to these SOF Truths, and LOGSU's are instrumental in providing the fifth SOF tenet.
He also proffered, in his own way and time, several observations that became known as the "SOF truths"--positing, among other things, that humans are more important than hardware, that the quality of these humans is more important than quantity, and that we must respond to emergencies with the forces on hand, since competent SOF cannot be created overnight.