special mission unit


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special mission unit

A generic term to represent a group of operations and support personnel from designated organizations that is task-organized to perform highly classified activities. Also called SMU.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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He retired from the Army as a sergeant major (SGM) with 26 years of active service, with assignments including G-2 SGM, Special Operations Team SGM, and SIGINT operative for a national-level, brigade-sized special mission unit. He has completed all National Cryptologic School SIGINT requirements and is a member of the National Security Agency Reporters Board for Crime and Narcotics.
The 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta commonly referred to as Delta Force, Combat Applications Group (CAG), The Unit, Army Compartmented Element (ACE), or within JSOC as Task Force Green is an elite special mission unit of the United States Army.
What he discovered while leading a special mission unit with virtually unlimited resources, was that adaptability is the critical attribute of successful organizations in the new century.
The Special Mission Unit, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, is now accepting applications to serve as special operations chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosives (CBRNE) technicians.
Since I grew up hunting, served in a special mission unit in the Army and currently work In the gun industry, I see many magazines that have a specific focus with little variance for the broad spectrum.
Attending a field exercise carried out by the Special Mission Unit, al-Shr hailed the role of the Syrian Army and the internal security forces in confronting the armed terrorist groups which are tampering with the security of the homeland.
General McChrystal will have to personally attend to setting SOF special mission unit priorities within the OEF mandate.
He served as Regional Desk Officer and Special Assistant for Military Affairs for a national-level intelligence agency with focus on East Asian and Near East operations, commander of a Defense Human Intelligence (HUMINT) Service base in Bosnia, and Director of Current Operations of a Tier 1 Special Mission Unit. During this latter assignment he deployed to Bosnia again as CJ2 for Combined Joint Task Force Fervent Archer.
COL Lackey commanded a special mission unit from 1986 to 1989.
In that capacity, he oversees the elite Special Mission Units, including the Navy's SEAL Team Six and the Army's Delta Force.
Night Vision devices are usually given only to elite Afghan commandos and police special mission units. Missing devices are reported as 'battle losses,' but there is no record to support such losses.
ANSF special mission units and SOF teams are now supported by their own organic airborne reconnaissance assets including five Pilatus PC-12 COMINT aircraft.
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