• Wargame to Examine the Fall of a 'Megacity'

    2014
    It's 2035, and a city of more than 10 million people is in a state of crisis plagued by insurgency, internal corruption and flood.
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    Maj. Rod Dywer
  • Deadly Day in Spec Ops History: The Chinook Crash

    2014
    On August 6, 2011, on the deadliest day in special operations history, 17 Navy SEALs died when a Chinook helicopter crashed.
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    ch-47d-chinook_010
  • MARSOC Approved to Create New MOS

    2014
    MARSOC Approved to Create Special Operations Officer 0370 Primary MOS GySgt. Joshua Higgins | U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command ...
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    MARSOC Officers training in a forest.
  • Marine Recon Tries New Detachment Concept

    2014
    Part of the Marine Corps' special operations force is attempting a better way to support combatant commanders by eliminating burdensome layers in t...
    /daily-news/2014/07/30/marine-recon-tries-new-detachment-concept.html?comp=7000023686844&rank=4
    Marine Recon Sniper
  • Airmen and Soldiers Conduct Joint Training

    2014
    Helocasting is an airborne technique used by special operations forces for amphibious insertion into a military area of operation.
    /special-operations/2014/07/17/airmen-and-soldiers-conduct-joint-training.html?comp=7000023686844&rank=5
    MH-47 Chinook helicopter

Special Operations Overview

Called upon to perform the toughest duties in the armed forces, Special Operations Forces directly affect the protection of America's freedom.

Army

Army Special Forces
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75th Ranger Regiment
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160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment
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Marines

Marine Force Reconnaissance
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Marine Corps Special Operations Command
Learn More About Marine MARSOC

Marine RECON Missions
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Air Force

Air Force Special Tactics
Learn More About Special Tactics

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