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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about United States Army Special Forces.
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Parent topics

  • Special operations [r]: Military or paramilitary operations that differ from conventional operations in degree of physical and political risk, operational techniques, mode of employment, independence from friendly support, and dependence on detailed operational intelligence and indigenous assets; they are often controlled at a national or strategic level of command [e]
  • United States Army [r]: Branch of the United States Armed Forces with the principal responsibility of conducting large-scale ground combat [e]
  • United States Special Operations Command [r]: A U.S. Unified Combatant Command with both functional and operational responsibilities, both to prepare special operations forces for the geographic commands, and to execute strategic special operations, typically under national orders and high security classification [e]

Subtopics

Doctrine and missions

Organizations

Leaders

Deployments

  • Iran-Iraq War [r]: War between Iran and Iraq, 1980-1988, with very high casualties on both sides, but an inconclusive result [e]
  • Iraq War [r]: Invasion of Iraq by a coalition of countries, led by the United States, in 2003, and subsequent occupation [e]

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  • Clandestine cell system [r]: A method for organizing a group in such a way that it can more effectively resist penetration by an opposing organization. [e]
  • Clandestine human-source intelligence and covert action [r]: Intelligence and military special operations functions that either should be completely secret (i.e., clandestine: the existence of which is not known outside the relevant government circles), or simply cannot be linked to the sponsor (i.e., covert: it is known that sabotage is taking place, but its sponsor is unknown). [e]
  • Combat engineer [r]: Ground combat troops trained and equipped to improve the mobility of one's own side by breaching enemy obstacles, building bridges, etc.; blocking enemy mobility with barriers, demolition, mine warfare, etc. [e]