Joint Special Operations Command

The Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) is a component command of the U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) and is charged to study special operations requirements and techniques to ensure interoperability and equipment standardization, plan and conduct special operations exercises and training, and develop Joint Special Operations Tactics. It was established in 1980 on recommendation of Col. Charlie Beckwith, in the aftermath of the failure of Operation Eagle Claw. It is located at Pope Army Air Field and Fort Bragg in North Carolina, USA.

Read more about Joint Special Operations Command:  Overview, Security Support, Operations in Pakistan, Operations in Iran, Operations in Yemen, List of JSOC Commanders

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