Special Operations Forces Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

special operations forces

Term Source: JP 3-05 (Special Operations) ?

1.) Those Active and Reserve Component forces of the Services designated by the Secretary of Defense and specifically organized, trained, and equipped to conduct and support special operations.

In the United States, military vocabulary is standardized by the Department of Defence. These terms are used by the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps.

Term Classification: operations


Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 3-05: Special Operations, updated July 2014 View source document

This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015

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