Protecting the Future of the SOF Enterprise [OP/ED]

This Op/Ed was written by CSM (R) Michael T. Hall, a member of the Global SOF Advisory Council. “The days of creating capability, as needed, and just in time, have been over for a long time...” The similarity between Special Operations Forces (SOF) and Dixie Cups is not immediately obvious, … Read more about Protecting the Future of the SOF Enterprise [OP/ED]

Congress should elevate the top civilian position overseeing special operations (OP-ED)

This Op-Ed piece was written by Mr. Mark Mitchell. It has also been published by Military Times. Last week marked the 40th anniversary of Operation Eagle Claw, the failed mission to rescue Americans held hostage in Iran. Despite their patriotism and courage—"the guts to try"—the mission ended … Read more about Congress should elevate the top civilian position overseeing special operations (OP-ED)