The Regiment isn’t interested in taking a victory lap, but performance has a way of speaking for itself. We were not going to advertise it here but also knew that news this big could not be kept under wraps forever. On the 3rd of January, the Congressional Research Service released a report called U.S. Special Operations Forces (SOF): Background and Issues for Congress. The interesting part comes on page 5 which gives a brief overview of JSOC:
According to DOD, JSOC “provides a joint headquarters to study special operations requirements, ensures interoperability and equipment standardization, develops joint special operations plans and tactics, and conducts joint special operations exercises and training.” While not officially acknowledged by DOD or USSOCOM, JSOC, which is headquartered at Pope Air Force Base, NC, is widely believed to command and control what are described as the military’s special missions units—the Army’s Delta Force, the Navy’s SEAL Team Six, the 75th Ranger Regiment, the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, and the Air Force’s 24th Special Tactics Squadron. JSOC’s primary mission is believed to be identifying and destroying terrorist sand terror cells worldwide.
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