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- United States Special Operations Command : 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
- Special operations : 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
- Delta Force : A generally covert U.S. Army unit in Joint Special Operations Command, specializing in hostage rescue and combat search and rescue, direct action, special reconnaissance, and counterterrorism.
- SEAL Team 6 : Add brief definition or description
- 24th Special Tactics Squadron : Add brief definition or description
- Operation EAGLE CLAW : A failed U.S. military hostage rescue operation, in April 1980, intended to recover the hostages taken at the U.S. embassy in Tehran in 1979
- Operation GOTHIC SERPENT : During United Nations operations in Somalia, a U.S. raid to capture members of Mohammed Aideed's faction; helicopters were shot down leading to the incident described in Black Hawk Down
- Wayne Downing : (1940-2007) Distinguished Chair of the Combating Terrorism Center, United States Military Academy (2003-2007); Deputy National Security Assistant after the 9-11 Attack; General, U.S. Army, retired; commanded United States Special Operations Command
- Dell Dailey : Currently Counterterrorism Coordinator for the U.S. Department of State, a retired U.S. Army lieutenant general whose career was spent in special operations
- Charles Beckwith : Retired colonel in the U.S. Army, who founded Delta Force and was the ground commander in the Iranian embassy hostage rescue attempt
- Army Special Operations Command : A command that trains and prepares U.S. Army special operations personnel, including United States Army Special Forces, and serves as the land forces component of United States Special Operations Command
- Naval Special Warfare Command : Add brief definition or description
- Air Force Special Operations Command : The Air Component of United States Special Operations Command; lineage includes Air Commando units in the Vietnam War
- Marine Special Operations Command : The Marine component of United States Special Operations Command, this unit absorbed the existing Marine special reconnaissance "Force Recon" companies (but not battalions), but also added a support organization, school, and a system of developing training teams for foreign internal defense and other special operations missions