Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Adm McRaven Endorses Afghan Local Police (ALP) in Recent Testimony
U.S. Special Operations Commander Admiral McRaven recently testified before a House Armed Services subcommittee on a number of topics concerning USSOCOM. One of these topics was the hope that the U.S. military and Afghan government has in the Afghan Local Police (ALP) initiative that is currently underway in Afghanistan. His favorable comments can be seen in the article at the following link (see second to last paragraph) in "Special Operations Forces Heart the CIA; Concerned About Budgets", Ares (a Defense Technology Blog), Aviation Week, September 23, 2011.