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US Army Psychological Operations achieves grade recognition

18th June 2019 - 16:00 GMT | by Scott Gourley in California


Reflective of their recognized contribution to special operations, Soldiers from the US Army Special Operations Command (USASOC) 1st Special Forces Command (Airborne) Psychological Operations Regiment recently participated in the largest promotion ceremony in Army Special Operations history. 

Held at Ft. Bragg, North Carolina, the 31 May 2019 ceremony marked the group promotion of 336 sergeant positions to staff sergeant and 114 staff sergeant positions to sergeant first class.

According to 1st Special Forces Command (Airborne) program descriptions, the “grade plate change” for the 450 non-commissioned officers (NCO) reflected the importance and sensitivity of the Psychological Operations (PSYOP) mission, as

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Scott Gourley


Scott Gourley

Scott Gourley is a former US Army officer and the author of several thousand articles …

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