naval special warfare forces

naval special warfare forces

Those Active and Reserve Component Navy forces designated by the Secretary of Defense that are specifically organized, trained, and equipped to conduct and support special operations. Also called NSW forces or NAVSOF.
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In support of Sea Power 21, the ESPC acts as the logistics advocate for Naval Expeditionary Forces, including Naval Construction Forces, Naval Expeditionary Logistics Support Forces, Naval Medical Expeditionary Forces, Naval Special Warfare Forces, the Naval Support Element, the U.
But once we actually put it in the hands of the Navy, the Army, the logisticians, the naval special warfare forces, all of a sudden they realized its value.
The evolution of Naval Special Warfare forces was subject to the military and political forces that were on the move in the mid-1980s within the U.

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