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AFSOC wants to divest some missions | National Defense

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AFSOC wants to divest some missions | National Defense
USASOC News Service, CC BY 2.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0>, via Wikimedia Commons

The 9/11 attack gave the focus of elite and counterterrorism missions to special operations forces. As security needs and power competitions are changing, AFSOC is wanting to decrease some of their missions. AFSOC Commander Lt. Gen. Jim Slife commented during a meeting that some counterterrorism missions would need to come to a close or be picked up by other units.

Source: https://www.nationaldefensemagazine.org/articles/2020/12/15/afsoc-wants-to-divest-some-missions?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=EBB%2012.16.20&utm_term=Editorial%20-%20Early%20Bird%20Brief