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Admiral William H. McRaven U.S.N. (Ret)

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USSOCOM Change OF Command

In a ceremony held at the Tampa Convention Center on 28 August 2014, Admiral William H. McRaven turned over the helm to U.S. Army General Joseph L. Votel. General Votel is the 10th USSOCOM Commanding Officer and will have responsibility … Continue reading

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Admiral William McRaven Clarifies USSOCOM’s Position On Women In Direct Combat Roles.

We’ve recently seen the Secretary of Defense rescind the the 1994 Direct Ground Combat Definition and Assignment Rule. The rule became SOP on October of 1994 but there’s been some confusion, mostly from individuals that haven’t read it, regarding limiting … Continue reading

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Special Forces Operators Could Be Facing Trouble.

It appears the book “No Easy Day” written by former Navy Seal Matt Bissonnette, scheduled for release on 11-Sep-2012, caught USSOCOM and the DoD off-guard. According  to the publisher, Navy Seal Matt Bissonnette was one of the first team members … Continue reading

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It’s Back To The Drawing Board For Admiral McRaven, USSOCOM’s CO.

United States Special Operations Forces are currently engaged in 75 countries around the globe. Going forward, our greatest threat to national security will not be from nation states, it comes from third world nations hosting radical elements, or countries lacking … Continue reading

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