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US Special Operations Command, Korea

Definition/Scope: The primary responsibility of the Special Operations Command Korea (SOCKOR) is to exercise operational control over all assigned or attached special operation forces in the United States Forces Korea (USFK). When directed, SOCKOR combines with the Republic of Korea Army’s Special Warfare Command (SWC) to establish the Combined Unconventional Warfare Task Force (CUWTF) to plan, coordinate, and conduct special operations. Additionally, SOCKOR satisfies certain service responsibilities, including conducting a theater exercise program to ensure the readiness of assigned and/or attached Special Operations Forces (SOF).



Acronym:

SOCKOR

Broader Terms:

Joint Special Operations Task Force
Special Operations Command
US Forces Korea
USSOCOM

Narrower Terms:

Combat Search And Rescue
Counterdrug Activities
Countermine activities
Humanitarian Assistance
Security Assistance


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