Thursday, February 23, 2012

Special Operations Boss Wants More Authority to Position SOF Elements Around the World

The USSOCOM commander, ADM McRaven, has asked for more authority to position his SOF units around the world.  This has caused lots of conversation - some observers saying that it provides a quicker response and more flexible force - while others say it undermines the authority of the Geographic Combatant Commanders (GCCs).  Read more in "Proposal to Give Special Ops Boss More Sway Faces Scrutiny", U.S. News and World Report DOTMIL, February 22, 2012.

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