CRS Report on US SOF to Congress

CRS Report on US Special Operations Forces October 2018

The Congressional Research Service (CRS) has updated itsĀ U.S. Special Operations Forces (SOF): Background and Issues for Congress report. The latest pub is dated October 29, 2018, (CRS RS21048).

This 13-page CRS report on US SOF covers a variety of topics relating to U.S. special operations forces. Topics covered include:

  • Background of US SOF
  • Command Structures and Components
  • Theater Special Operations Commands (TSOCs)
  • USSOCOM Responsibilities
  • Army Special Operations Command (USASOC)
  • Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC)
  • Naval Special Warfare Command (NSW)
  • Marine Corps Special Operations Command (MARSOC)
  • Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC)
  • Potential Issues for Congress
  • The Future of USSOCOM and US SOF

You can read or download the CRS report on US SOF at the link below:


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