Armor & Mobility

May/ June 2017

Military magazines in the United States and Canada, covering Armor and Mobility, focuses on tactical vehicles, C4ISR, Special Operations Forces, latest soldier equipment, shelters, and key DoD programs

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1st Special Forces Command (Airborne) Soldiers of 1st SFC (A) possess expertise in tactics, combat advisor skills, military deception, sabotage and subversion, foreign language, relationship building skills, cultural understanding, adaptive decision making and cognitive problem solving. Trained in special warfare, 1st SFC units include five active duty and two National Guard Special Forces groups, two Military Information Support Groups, one Civil Affairs brigade, and one Special Operations Sustainment Brigade. U.S. Army Special Forces (Airborne) Special Forces Soldiers are highly skilled in conducting Special Operations missions before, during and following conflict. They make up a multi-purpose force capable of unconventional warfare, foreign internal defense, direct action, special reconnaissance and are also skilled linguists. They are regionally oriented and are comprised of 12-person teams (ODAs), who are carefully selected and highly-trained senior experts. U.S. Army Special Operations Command (USASOC) provides the nation's premier Special Operations Forces, delivering appropriate and effective capabilities to joint force commanders and interagency leaders across the entire spectrum of conflict and under any operating conditions. USASOC invests in new ideas and capabilities to anticipate changing environments and new demands in order to maintain a competitive edge over U.S. adversaries. PROJECTING MULTI-FORCE READINESS COMMAND PROFILE USASOC 24 | Armor & Mobility | May/June 2017

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