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Army special forces

Definition/Scope: (FM 3-05) ARSOF support the WOT by providing forces trained and equipped to support the USSOCOM effort to the WOT. ARSOF support the USSOCOM's strategy for winning the WOT by conducting SO to find, fix, and finish terrorists globally. ARSOF employ their forces to shape the global informational and geographic operational environment by conducting SO to influence, deter, locate, isolate, and destroy terrorists and their support systems. ARSOF are a key enabler in the WOT by conducting SO, which obtain actionable intelligence.

Used For:

Army special forces groups
Army special operations forces



Broader Terms:

Special Operations Command Central
Special Operations Forces
US Army Special Forces Command (Airborne)

Narrower Terms:

10th Special Forces Group (Airborne)
19th Special Forces Group (Airborne)
1st Special Forces Group (Airborne)
20th Special Forces Group (Airborne, ARNG)
3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne)
5th Special Forces Group (Airborne)
75th Ranger Regiment
7th Special Forces Group (Airborne)
Army Rangers
Civilian Irregular Defense Group
Green Berets
Special Forces Assessment and Selection
Special Forces Qualification Course
Special Operations Liaison Element

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