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  Official USFK Web Site
It will be a command that enables both the United States and the Republic of Korea to achieve their respective national goals and objectives in harmony.
UNITED NATIONS COMMAND -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The predawn quiet of a rainy, peaceful Sunday morning, June 25, 1950, was abruptly shattered by the crash of cannons and the snarl of automatic weapons as soldiers of North Korea marched southward.
Units were airlifted from occupation duties in Japan to form "Task Force Smith." The unit was committed on July 5th a few miles north of Osan.
www.usfk.mil   (4227 words)

  PARAMETERS, US Army War College Quarterly - Autumn 1997
And although the commanding general of the JTF testified before Congress that he saw no reason to pierce the veil of the BATF request,[27] the implications of this sequence of events should be understood by commanders and senior staff officers engaged in such operations in the future.
This misunderstanding permeated the National Guard and active-duty forces, and it extended to the commander of the JTF.[37] At their very first meeting, it was clear that neither the military commander nor the Los Angeles police chief nor the county sheriff had a clear perception of the proper role of military forces in the emergency.
Commanders of any unit likely to be committed in aid of domestic law enforcement agencies confronting terrorists will want to ensure that our soldiers are the most capable, best equipped, and best trained they can possibly be.
carlisle-www.army.mil /usawc/Parameters/97autumn/lujan.htm   (6987 words)

 General Peter Schoomaker - Chief of Staff Army
Subsequently, General Schoomaker served as the Assistant Division Commander of the 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas, followed by a tour in the Headquarters, Department of the Army staff as the Deputy Director for Operations, Readiness and Mobilization.
General Schoomaker served as the Commanding General of the Joint Special Operations Command from July 1994 to August 1996, followed by command of the United States Army Special Operations Command at Fort Bragg, North Carolina through October 1997.
His most recent assignment prior to assuming duties as the Army Chief of Staff was as Commander in Chief, United States Special Operations Command at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, from November 1997 to November 2000.
www.army.mil /leaders/leaders/csa/biography.html   (571 words)

 United States Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command - History   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) we know today began in October 1985 with the formation of the 1st Special Operations Command Augmentation Detachment.
This unit of 30 Soldiers formed the nucleus that evolved into the United States Army Reserve Special Operations Command.
It was during this mission on Nov. 27, 1990, USARSOC was renamed United States Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (A).
www.armyreserve.army.mil /ARMYDRU/USACAPOC/USACAPOC_History.htm   (689 words)

 Support Deliverer - Colonel Robert L. Cursio Jr. - Special Operations Technology   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A: Let me answer this question by first stating the 112th’s mission, which is ‘to provide operational and tactical communications for joint and Army special operations component commanders in support of deliberate plans, crisis action operations and the global war on terrorism.
Those units were the 1103rd CSB Headquarters, the 812th Quartermaster Company from Texas, the 777th Maintenance Company from the Tennessee National Guard and the 1157th Transportation Company from the Wisconsin National Guard.
The activation of these units enabled the 528th SOSB A to focus purely on the global war on terrorism, while the focus of the initially activated USAR companies was to provide on-post logistical support requirements in support of USASOC.
www.special-operations-technology.com /article.cfm?DocID=671   (4713 words)

 Military Special Ops   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The fl dagger, raised to represent military preparedness, is adapted from the special forces insignia and reflects the command's heritage and association.
Purple is associated traditionally with civil affairs and dark green with psychological operations and special forces.
The shoulder-sleeve insignia is adapted from the official seal of the United States Special Operations Command.
www.vetshome.com /military_special_ops.htm   (501 words)

 United States Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command - Overview   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (USACAPOC) provide forces, resources, and equipment for, and expertise in, Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations in support of the Regional Commanders in Chief, Joint Task Forces, and Ambassadors and country teams all around the world.
USACAPOC is headquartered at Ft. Bragg and is one of four commands under the U.S. Army Special Operations Command.
Civil Affairs units have specialists in every area of the government who assist host governments in meeting the needs of their people and maintaining a stable and viable civil administration.
www.armyreserve.army.mil /ARMYDRU/USACAPOC/Overview.htm   (322 words)

 United States Special Operations Command Parachute Team Main Page (U)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) Parachute Team is composed of volunteers from the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and U.S. government civilians assigned to USSOCOM.
The United States Special Operations Command is one of nine unified commands in the U.S. military's combatant command structure.
All are proudly serving as "Quiet Professionals" of the United States Special Operations Command.
www.socom.mil /Parachute_Team/parachuteteam.htm   (451 words)

 United States Army Special Forces - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The United States Army Special Forces —also known by the nickname Green Berets or simply Special Forces (capitalized)— is a Special Operations Force of the United States Army trained for unconventional warfare and special operations.
Preparing for an October 12 visit to the Special Warfare Center at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, the President sent word to the center's commander, Brigadier General William P. Yarborough, for all Special Forces soldiers to wear the beret as part of the event.
These may be specialized in some way: a prime example is 3rd Battalion, 20th Special Forces Group, which maintains a "Counter-Narcotics Operational Detachment Alpha", or "CNODA" in their detachment at Camp Blanding, Florida.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_States_Army_Special_Forces   (1600 words)

 Army Voicemail
I'm sorry, but all of our units are out at the moment, or are otherwise engaged.
Special consideration will be given to customers requiring satellite or stealth technology who can provide additional research and development funding.
Also be aware that USASOC may bill your account at any time and is not required to tell you why, as it will be classified.
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 SOTIC Memorandum of Instruction
To train selected personnel in the technical skills and operational procedures necessary to deliver precision rifle fire from concealed positions to selected targets in support of special operations forces.
As a result, it is recommended that off-post parent units provide a rental car for their students attending the course.
The company operations center may be reached at DSN xxx-xxxx/xxxx or commercial (910) xxx-xxxx/xxxx.
www.snipercountry.com /soticmoi.htm   (960 words)

SOSCOM is a Major Subordinate Command (MSC) of the United States Army Special Operations Command.
SOSCOM is comprised of a headquarters staff, six forward deployed Special Operations Theater Support Elements (SOTSEs), the 528th Support Battalion, the 112th Signal Battalion, and the USASOC Material Management Center (MMC).
The HHC consists of the battalion headquarters, and four special operations communications elements that are forward deployed in Panama, Germany, Korea, and Hawaii.
www.globalspecialoperations.com /soscom.html   (1353 words)

 Association of the United States Army: Enforcing Standards   (Site not responding. Last check: )
of the Army Kenneth O. Preston during the 2005 Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting and Exposition held in Washington.
Bruner, a special operations soldier, was recognized for his dedication to teaching future leaders while practicing excellent stewardship of our nation’s most precious resource – our soldiers.
In his letter, Hall noted that immediately after assuming his current position, as the United States Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School, Bruner realized to meet the global war on terrorism’s needs on the battlefield, educational priorities had to be changed.
www.ausa.org /webpub/DeptAUSANews.nsf/byid/PGRH-6J7NUL   (598 words)

 Navy Special Operations.Com
The NSW Foundation is an organization that exists solely to raise funds to preserve the history and traditions of "The Teams" and to establish and maintain a variety of post-secondary scholarship programs.
The NSW Foundation was deliberately structured as a Virginia non-stock, non-profit corporation and organized under Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to support a broad spectrum of activities.
While organized and operated within the Commonwealth of Virginia, the NSW Foundation is a nationally recognized organization with specific goals and objectives.
www.navyspecialoperations.com /index_a_1.html   (437 words)

 Army Special Forces
Of the command's approximately 10,000 soldiers, 96 percent of them are in the reserve component located throughout 26 states.
Soldiers under this command maintain a constant state of readiness and are ready to deploy any where in the world with short notice.
CA soldiers are the commander's link to civil authorities in the area of operation.
www.specialforces.net /new/army/usacapoc/default.asp   (308 words)

 The United States Army, Europe and 7th Army Homepage
Their mission is to transport a few of the most senior and influential personnel in Iraq.
The Soldiers, from U.S. army Europe's Ghost Rider Company, 3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment conducted operations in neighborhoods of the East Rashid District of Baghdad Oct 11.
The V Corps Special Troops Battalion Family Readiness Group made use of one family tradition to introduce new members into their fold during the group’s first “Green Plate Welcome” at Patton Barracks here Oct. 9.
www.hqusareur.army.mil   (642 words)

 Medal of Honor Recipients on Film: Gary I. Gordon and Randall D. Shughart
Citation: Master Sergeant Gordon, United States Army, distinguished himself by actions above and beyond the call of duty on 3 October 1993, while serving as Sniper Team Leader, United States Army Special Operations Command with Task Force Ranger in Mogadishu, Somalia.
Master Sergeant Gordon's extraordinary heroism and devotion to duty were in keeping with the highest standards of military service and reflect great credit upon him, his unit and the United States Army.
US military forces were among those sent in by the United Nations in 1992 to relieve the famine, but food distribution was hampered and at times halted by interference from the most powerful Somali warlord, Mohamed Farrah Aidid.
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 United States Army Special Operations Command - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The United States Army Special Operations Command (USASOC or ARSOC) is the command charged with overseeing the various Special Operations Forces (SOF) of the United States Army.
The command is part of the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM); a larger command overseeing all the different SOF Commands of each branch of the U.S. military.
The Current Head of the United States Army Special Operations Command is Lieutenant General Robert W. Wagner.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/U.S._Army_Special_Operations_Command   (173 words)

 Special Forces Search Engine : Special Operations - Powered By The FOGs at The Swamp Team House
United States Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command...
Rate It This is a page in tribute of the men and woman of the special forces.
Rate It The United States has employed special operations tactics and strategies to exploit an enemy’s vulnerabilities.
www.sfahq.com /Special_Operations/more2.html   (336 words)

 The Unofficial Civil Affairs Page
The principal responsibility of Civil Affairs professionals is to provide a link between the military commander and the civilian populace in an area of operations.
Civil Affairs operations encompass the relationship between military forces, civil authorities, and people in a friendly or occupied country or area.
CA operations support national policy and implement U.S. national objectives by coordinating with, influencing, developing, or controlling indigeneous infrastructures in operational areas.
my.athenet.net /~bestul/ca.html   (361 words)

 United States Special Operations Command   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) operates out of building 501 at the sunny and beautiful MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, Florida.
USSOCOM specializes in counter-paramilitary, counter-narcotics, guerilla, psychological warfare, civil education, and insurgency operations.
USSOCOM was created in 1987 to serve as a unified command for the purposes of consolidating command and control of nearly 50,000 "special forces" troops.
cryptome.sabotage.org /ussocom.htm   (158 words)

 Best Selling Author Addresses the United States Army Special Operations Command - PNW Mon, 26 Sep 2005, 01:00 EST
Attendees were Commanders, Sergeants Major, Senior Officers as well as Lt. General Kensinger.
The USA SOC (United States Army Special Operations Command) Fort Bragg NC sponsored the Family Advocacy Conference that benefits soldieries, spouses and their families.
Pelzer went on to acknowledge that many of our nations soldiers - and certainly the officers of the United States Army Special Operations Command - Fort Bragg NC, have issues and stress factors that few others in the world live with.
www.publishersnewswire.com /print/news_002005-09-0926-001.shtml   (577 words)

 Psyop Links
Army PSYOP in Bosnia: Capabilities and Constraints by Steven Collins
United States PSYOP in Grenada by Herb Friedman
United States PSYOP in Somalia by Herb Friedman
www.psywarrior.com /links.html   (931 words)

 Army Relocates Special Operations Units
Washington D.C. - The Army announced the relocation of Company F, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) (SOAR) from Fort Campbell, Ky., to Fort Lewis, Wash., the activation of Company G at Fort Lewis, and the relocation of a company from overseas to Fort Campbell, effective July 16.
These actions allow increased training opportunities with other United States Army Special Operations Command units, 2/75th Ranger Regiment and 1st Special Forces Group.
It also reduces demands on critical Army and US Special Operations Command budgetary dollars, flying hours, people and time.
www.military.com /features/0,15240,100760,00.html   (184 words)

 USASOC announces NCO, Soldier of the Year - Update; United States Army Special Operations Command; Sergeant First Class ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
USASOC announces NCO, Soldier of the Year - Update; United States Army Special Operations Command; Sergeant First Class John C. Dozer; Specialist Jason A. Parsons - Brief Article
The United States Army Special Operations Command announced its fiscal year 2004 NCO and Soldier of the Year July 25.
Sergeant First Class John C. Dozer, a small-group leader at the JFK Special Warfare Center and School's NCO Academy, and Specialist Jason A. Parsons, a member of Company A, 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Lewis, Wash., are this year's winners.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0HZY/is_2_16/ai_113304607   (176 words)

 DefenseLink Special Reports Archive
Members of a troop-support group are using their experience as parents of servicemembers to offer support to other military families in Ohio.
BOGOTA, Colombia, Jan. 20, 2007 — The success of relationship between the United States and Colombia is having a direct positive impact on the security and stability of the entire region and hemisphere, Marine Gen. Peter Pace, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said here yesterday.
BRUSSELS, Belgium, Jan. 15, 2007 – NATO operations in Afghanistan, NATO’s ongoing transformation, Kosovo and the general state of the North Atlantic alliance were on the table as Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates met with NATO Secretary General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer.
www.defenselink.mil /home/specials   (1050 words)

 Conference   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Jul 93 Jul 94 Deputy Director of Operations, Readiness and Mobilization, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations and Plans, United States Army, Washington, DC Jul 94 Aug 96 Commanding General, Joint Special Operations Command, United States Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina
Army Special Operations Officer, J-3, Joint Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, NC Feb 84 - Aug 85
Commanding General, Joint Special Operations Command, United States Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, NC Jul 94 - Aug 96
www.fao.army.mil /conf/csa.htm   (494 words)

 List of Related HomePages for United States Army Special Operations Command- USASOC
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MSGT ANTHONY R.C. Special Forces Operational Detachment- Alpha Team Sergeant, 3/3rd SFG, born October 9, 1966, died November 19, 2005.
United States Army Special Operations Command- USASOC: United States Army Special Operations Command (Airborne), FT Bragg, NC.
www.military.com /HomePage/UnitPageListHomePages/1,13491,713231,00.html   (97 words)

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