special operations command


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special operations command

A subordinate unified or other joint command established by a joint force commander to plan, coordinate, conduct, and support joint special operations within the joint force commander's assigned operational area. Also called SOC. See also special operations.
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The former commander of Civil Relations Service of the Armed Forces of the Philippines on Monday assumed leadership of the Army's Special Operations Command (Socom).
He has served over eight years in Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC), during which time he flew combat missions in Iraq, Kuwait, Djibouti, Pakistan, and Afghanistan in support of Operations Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.
The soldiers were injured during training exercises at the US Army's Special Operations Command (SOC) at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
The principal participants included key leadership from NSWC, NSWU-10, LOGSU 2, Special Operations Command - Africa, Special Operations Command Forward--North and West Africa, Special Operations Command Forward--East Africa, NECC, Expeditionary Support Unit 2, NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Sigonella, Combined Joint Task Force--Horn of Africa, Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Maintenance, Repair, and Operations, DLA Troop Support Europe/Africa, Naval Forces Europe-Africa, and Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command Raider Regiment.
National Defense examines how Special Operations Command is investing in communications technology to keep operators connected.
CACI International Inc (NYSE MKT:CACI) announced on Wednesday the award of an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract, with a ceiling value of USD77m, to provide communications systems, satellite communications and network support services to the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Centre Atlantic (SSC Atlantic) in support of the US Special Operations Command and other joint combat commands.
BAGHDAD / NINA / The Joint Special Operations Command announced today, "The military leaders in the country have arrived the final stages of the military plan to liberate the city of Mosul from the grip of Daesh, saying that the plan will be presented to the Commander in Chief of the armed forces, Prime Minister, Haider al-Abadi to determine a date of the start operation.
Jean Kahwaji met with United States Special Operations Command commander Gen.
TEHRAN (FNA)- According to Joint Special Operations Command, Iraqi air force jets killed at least 50 ISIL (Daesh in Arabic) in the north-central Kirkuk province.
Baskin, a special amphibious reconnaissance corpsman with 3rd Marine Special Operations Battalion, Marine Special Operations Regiment, US Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command, was awarded the Silver Star last March 20, 2015 for his heroic actions while deployed to Afghanistan in 2013.
Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) has about 66,000 active duty, National Guard, and reserve personnel from all four services and Department of Defense (DOD) civilians assigned to its headquarters, its four components, and one sub-unified command.

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