Joint Special Operations University


Joint Special Operations University

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unit_name= Joint Special Operations University


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dates= September 2000
country= United States
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branch= Joint Special Operations Command
type= Special Operations education
role= Educating Special Operations Forces executive, senior, and intermediate leaders and selected other national and international security decision-makers, both military and civilian, through teaching, research, and outreach in the science and art of Joint Special Operations.
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command_structure=United States Special Operations Command
garrison=Hurlburt Field, Florida
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nickname=JSOU
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The Joint Special Operations University (JSOU) is the designated agency within USSOCOM to conduct joint Special Operations Force (SOF) education and thus is tasked with and directed to provide relevant, realistic, leading-edge education opportunities to military and civilian special operations forces personnel around the world, located at Hurlburt Field, Florida, USA. [cite paper
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title = JSOU Strategic Plan
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date = May 2006
url = https://jsoupublic.socom.mil/azimuthSurvey/Strategic%20Plan%20Final.pdf
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accessdate = 2008-04-16
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Capable of full-spectrum joint SOF focused instruction, JSOU provides cohesive education support to SOF schools, and other non-SOF decision makers at intermediate and senior levels. The university conducts off-station tutorials and courses as well as video teleconferencing instruction to supported units worldwide. [cite web
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title = JSOU History
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Notable Courses

JSOU delivers unique SOF educational opportunities through in residence courses and integration of SOF curriculum with service Professional Military Education Schools.Some of notable courses the University offers include:
*18 Delta Combat Medic training for those who will serve as combat medics and corpsmen in their units operations. The target audience are Army Special Forces Medical Sergeants, Navy SEAL Hospital Corpsman, and Air Force Pararescuemen.
* Advanced training for newly assigned Staff Officers and Senior enlisted men.
* Combating terrorism courses to inform the US special operations community, key civilians, and international special operations partners in the War on Terrorism.
*Orientation to foreign culturescite web
url=https://jsoupublic.socom.mil/catalog.php
title=Resident Course Offerings
publisher=Joint Special Operations University
accessdate=2007-09-25
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References


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