Ft. Bragg, NC, and USASOC got a surprise visitor on Tuesday, March 14 as Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg spent time with soldiers and families during his self-proclaimed “Year of Travel” to all parts of the United States.

Zuckerberg has stated that he plans on visiting and meeting people from all 50 states. Some of his other stops have included an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico, a Civil War battlefield in Mississippi and a rodeo in Ft. Worth, Texas.

The Facebook CEO’s visit to the Ft. Bragg area was not publicized but did visit the US Army’s Special Operations Command and spent some time with the soldiers, their families, and the Commander.

LTC Robert Bockholt a spokesman for USASOC told the media that Zuckerberg was on the base learning what the Special Operations command does and how it protects the strategic values of the nation. He described the meeting as a “two-way street.”