Joint Special Operations Command.pdf
Joint Special Operations Command
The Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) is a component command of the United States Special
Operations Command (USSOCOM) and is charged to study special operations requirements and
techniques to ensure interoperability and equipment standardization, plan and conduct special
operations exercises and training, and develop Joint Special Operations Tactics. It was established in
1980 on recommendation of Col. Charlie Beckwith, in the aftermath of the failure of Operation Eagle
Claw. It is located at Pope Army Air Field and Fort Bragg in North Carolina, USA.