Air Force special operations forces
Those Active and Reserve Component Air Force forces designated by the Secretary of Defense that are specifically organized, trained, and equipped to conduct and support special operations. Also called AFSOF.

Military dictionary. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Air Force Special Operations Command — AFSOC …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Air Force special operations base — A base, airstrip, or other appropriate facility that provides physical support to Air Force special operations forces (AFSOF). The facility may be used solely to support AFSOF or may be a portion of a larger base supporting other operations. As a …   Military dictionary

  • Air Force Special Operations Command — Période mai 1990 Pays …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Air Force Special Operations Weather Technician — U.S. Air Force Special Operations Weather Team U.S. Air Force Special Operations Weather Team Specialist flash with crest …   Wikipedia

  • Air Force Special Operations Command — Infobox Military Unit unit name= Air Force Special Operations Command caption= Air Force Special Operations Command emblem dates= May 22, 1990 country= United States allegiance= branch= United States Air Force type= Special Operations role= size …   Wikipedia

  • United States Air Force Special Operations School — The United States Air Force Special Operations School (USAFSOS) is a primary support unit of the Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC), the Air Force component of the U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM). The school hosts and directly …   Wikipedia

  • List of United States Air Force special operations squadrons — This is a list of United States Air Force special operations squadrons. It covers units considered to be special forces such as special operations and special tactics squadrons and serves as a break out of the comprehensive List of United States… …   Wikipedia

  • special operations forces — Those Active and Reserve Component forces of the Military Services designated by the Secretary of Defense and specifically organized, trained, and equipped to conduct and support special operations. Also called SOF. See also Air Force special… …   Military dictionary

  • Special Operations Forces Group — The Special Operations Forces Group (Spanish: Agrupación de Fuerzas de Operaciones Especiales , AFOE) is a special operations unit of the Argentine Army, created the December 6th of 2005 as the first operational element of the Proyecto Ejército… …   Wikipedia

  • United States Special Operations Forces — are active and reserve Component forces of U.S. Military Services designated by the United States Secretary of Defense and specifically trained to conduct operations in an area under enemy or unfriendly control or politically sensitive… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”