US Special Operations Forces


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May 04 2009 12 mins   10
US Special Operations Command, or SOCOM, is divided up into the following. I will talk about each individual unit listed.
  • Army: 75th Ranger Regiment, Special Forces (Green Berets), 160th SOAR (Night Stalkers)
  • Navy: SEALs, and SWCCs (Special Warfare Combatant-craft Crewmen)
  • Air Force: Pararescuemen (PJs), Combat Controllers (CCTs)
  • Marine Corps: Marine Force Recon
  • Joint: Delta Force, DEVGRU, 24th Special Tactics Squadron, Intelligence Support Activity
For more information, read:
US Special Forces by Samuel Southworth
Chosen Soldier by Dick Couch
That Others May Live by Jack Brehm
Lone Survivor by Marcus Luttrell
Black Hawk Down by Mark Bowden

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