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Learn about these US Special Ops Units

Delta Force

1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta (SFOD-D), also known as Delta Force, is the Army’s Tier 1 counterterrorism unit. Created in the late 1970s to deal with international terrorism, the Unit also specializes in Hostage Rescue, Direct Action, Special Reconnaissance, among other skillsets.

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Marine Forces Special Operations Command (MARSOC) is the Marine Corps component of SOCOM, highly qualified to conduct missions involving direct action, special reconnaissance, and foreign internal defense.

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Navy SEALs

The name SEAL is actually an acronym standing for: Sea, Air and Land. These small elite teams of men work on our nation’s most important and secret missions. With nothing less than a global responsibility SEAL Teams are constantly deployed covering all reaches of the planet. Intelligence operatives, commandos, demolition experts and teachers describe the men who make up the operational arm of Naval Special Warfare.

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Marine Recon

Marine Recon Battalions are the eyes and ears of each Marine Corps Division. Over the years Marine Recon has consisted of anywhere from one to five companies, according to the perceived needs of the Division and the size of the Marine Corps at the time.

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Green Berets

The U.S Army Special Forces Regiment is America’s premier Unconventional Warfare unit. In addition to UW, Special Forces soldiers also specialize in Foreign Internal Defence, Direct Action, Special Reconnaissance, Counterterrorism, and Information Operations.

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Army Rangers

The 75th Ranger Regiment is the US Army’s premier airborne light infantry unit. Specializing in raids and airfield seizures, the Regiment is one of very few units that has been constantly deployed since 9/11, with each Ranger battalion having rotated into a combat zone in the neighborhood of fifteen times each.

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