Special Operations Detachment-Pacific soldiers conduct airborne operations in Shelton, Washington in support of Cascadia Rising 2016. The soldiers parachuted out of a CH-47 Chinook helicopter, simulating a resupply mission and demonstrating the unit’s capabilities.


Special Operations Detachment – Pacific (SOD-P) provides trained, prepared, and equipped augmentation to the United States Special Operations Command Pacific (SOCPAC). On order, conduct command and control, staff integration, and synchronization of joint special operations forces as a unit or as individual augmentees as determined by USSOCOM and SOCPAC.

On order, SOPAC, can augment the JTF Headquarters to conduct joint domestic operations.  BPT provide Search and Rescue LNO’s to the JTF in support of the SAR TF.

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