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).
Broader Terms:Joint Special Operations Task Force
Narrower Terms:Combat Search And Rescue