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  • Army Special Operations Command (USASOC)

    US Army Rangers

    The U.S. Army Special Operations Command is the largest of the service components that make up U.S. Special Operations Command and provides about 70 percent of the special operations personnel in Central Command's theatre. On any given day, dozens of USASOC elements are deployed around the world. Made up of 26,000 personnel, USASOC combines a vast range of warfighting skills, from raiding and airfield seizures, to human-terrain mapping and cu... more

  • Army Special Operations Aviation Command (ARSOAC)

    MH-47 Chinook

    Over the past decade, U.S. Army Special Operations Command aviation experts have recognized a need to separate the combat role of Army Special Operations Aviation from resourcing responsibilities. The Army and Special Operations Command have thus received approval to create a one-star Army Special Operations Forces aviation force structure, Army Special Operations Aviation Command (Provisional), or ARSOAC. ARSOAC will be a subordinate command ... more

  • Profile: Special Operations Training Battalion

    Spec. Pilego endures water survival training.

    Mission SOATB conducts basic Army Special Operations Aviation individual training and provides education in order to produce crew members and support personnel with basic and advanced qualifications for the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne).  Soldiers and instructors from the Special Operations Aviation Training Battalion welcome conventional unit to the Allison Aquatics Training Facility (AATF) at Fort Campbell, Ky., to ... more

  • 1st Ranger Battalion

    Sgt. 1st Class James Lovett 1st Ranger Battalion receives medal

    Recognizing the need for a highly trained and mobile reaction force, the Chief of Staff of the Army, General Creighton Abrams, in the fall of 1973, directed the activation of the first battalion-size Ranger qualified personnel. Headquarters, Forces Command, issued General Order 127, directing the activation of the 1st Battalion (Ranger), 75th Infantry, with an effective date of January 31, 1974. Selection continued from March through June 197... more

  • 4th Military Information Support Operations Group

    4th Information Support Group

    The 4th Military Information Support Group (MISG) remains the active Army's only military information support operations unit. The ranks of the 4th MISG include regional experts and linguists who understand political, cultural, ethnic and religious subtleties. With functional experts in all aspects of tactical communications, the 4th MISOG offers joint force commanders unmatched abilities to influence target audiences as well as support to U.... more

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