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How a Secretive Special Operations Task Force Is Taking the Fight to ISIS | The Drive
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How a Secretive Special Operations Task Force Is Taking the Fight to ISIS | The Drive

While body counts are not a particularly useful metric of a military operation’s success, they can be a good indicator of how intense things have been on the ground. So, if the official tally is accurate, the U.S.-led special operations task force fighting ISIS in Iraq and Syria, which includes America’s shadowy Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC), foreign partners, and private contractors, has had a massive and potentially lopsided impact on the mission.

On April 14, 2017, members of Special Operations Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve’s (SOJTF-OIR) headquarters element received new, distinctive unit patches at a ceremony at an undisclosed location somewhere in “Southwest Asia.”

Source: How a Secretive Special Operations Task Force Is Taking the Fight to ISIS – The Drive