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US special forces may have ‘mortgaged the future’| Business Insider
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US special forces may have ‘mortgaged the future’| Business Insider

Leaders for the US Special Operations Command gave a bleak outlook for the special operations community — one that has taken on a more robust role across the globe.

“I think the concerns that we have mostly are in readiness across the force,” said Theresa Whelan, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations, in an open House Armed Services Committee session. “We’ve been operating at such a high [operational] tempo for the last decade plus, and with budgets going down, what we’ve had to do is essentially … eat our young, so to speak.

Source: US special forces may have ‘mortgaged the future’ – Business Insider