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Global SOF 2018: AFSOC revitalises 6th SOS

21st February 2018 - 09:51 GMT | by Scott Gourley in Tampa, Florida


The recently released US National Defense Strategy has added emphasis to ongoing Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) efforts to revitalise its 6th Special Operations Squadron (SOS), a combat aviation advisory unit with missions to assess, train, advise and assist foreign aviation forces.

Those ongoing efforts were highlighted during this week’s Global Special Operations Forum Symposium near Tampa, Florida.

Speaking on a 'SOF Aviation' panel, Lt Col Cheree Kochen, chief strategic planner for security cooperation engagements and aviation foreign internal defense at AFSOC, said that AFSOC commander Lt Gen Marshall Webb is 'trying to bring the 6th SOS back to

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