Special operations warfare, unconventional military actions against enemy vulnerabilities that are undertaken by specially designated, selected, trained, equipped, and supported units known as special forces. Some special operations are spectacular direct raids that capture wide publicity, but others are long-term indirect efforts that are never made known. No matter what form it takes, each special operation is an effort to resolve, specific problems at the strategic level that are difficult or impossible to address with conventional forces alone. Let’s take an inside look at this fascinating and highly skilled segment of the US Military.
Presenter: Col. Kyle Garland, USAF (Ret.)