Defense Analysis

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    Special Operations Global Mission & Priorities

    Mission of the U.S. Special Operations Command

    "USSOCOM synchronizes the planning of special operations and provides SOF to support persistent, networked and distributed GCC operations in order to protect and advance our Nation's interests."

    SOCOM Commander's Priorities:

    • Ensure SOF Readiness
    • Help Our Nation Win
    • Continue to Build Relationships
    • Prepare for the Future
    • Preserve Our Force and Families



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