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DOCTRINE, STRATEGY, PLANNING
U.S. SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMAND

CONTENTS


DOCTRINE, STRATEGY, & PLANNING -- BOOKS


Collins, John M. United States and Soviet Special Operations: A Study. Washington, G.P.O, 1987. 174 p.
Covers various mission concepts including foreign internal defense, counterinsurgency, counterterrorism, etc.
Prepared by the Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress at the request of the Special Operations Panel of the Readiness Subcommittee of the Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives, 101st Cong, 1st sess.
Book call no.: 355.343 C712u

Deitchman, Seymour J. Beyond the Thaw: A New National Strategy. Boulder, CO, Westview Press, 1991. 258 p.
Book call no.: 355.033073 D325b

Kelly, Ross S. Special Operations and National Purpose. Lexington, MA, Lexington Books, 1989. 167 p.
Book call no.: 355.0218 K29s

Low-Intensity Conflict and Modern Technology, edited by David J. Dean. Maxwell AFB, AL, Air University Press, Center for Aerospace Doctrine, Research, and Education, 1986. 381 p.
Part Three: Doctrine, pp 263-378 (includes separate chapters on U.S. Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine doctrine).
Book call no.: 355.0218 L912

Special Operation Forces: Roles and Missions in the Aftermath of the Cold War, edited by Richard H. Shultz, Jr. and others. s.l., United States Special Operations Command, 1995. 299 p.
Book call no.: 356.1670973 S741s

Special Operations in U.S. Strategy, edited by Frank R. Barnett and others. Washington, National Defense University Press, 1984. 326 p.
Includes information on: The Soviet Approach to Special Operations, by John J. Dziak, pp 95-134.
Book call no.: 355.343 S741

United States. Special Operations Command. United States Special Operations Forces: Posture Statement, 1996. Washington, 1996. 1 vol.
Doc. call no.: R 356.16 U581 1996

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DOCTRINE, STRATEGY, & PLANNING -- DOCUMENTS


Air University. Center for Aerospace Doctrine, Research and Education. Reinventing the Wheel: Structuring Air Forces for Foreign Internal Defense, by Richard D. Newton, (Maj, USAF). Maxwell AFB, AL, Air University Press, Aug 1991. 28 p. (AU-ARI-CPSS-91-1)
Doc. call no.: M-U 37097-39 no.91-1

Armstrong Laboratory (U.S.). Measuring the Effectiveness of Mission Preparation in the Special Operations Forces, by Alan Spiker and Robert T. Nullmeyer. Brooks AFB, TX, Sep 1995. 105 p. (AL/HR-TR-no.0071)
Doc. call no.: M-U 43953-9 1995 no.0071

Bado, Christopher M. Integration of Special Operations and Conventional Forces in Unconventional Warfare. Monterey, CA, Mar 1996. 130 p. (Naval Postgraduate School (U.S.) Thesis)
Doc. call no.: M-U 42525 B137i

Boykin, William G. (Col, USA). Special Operations and Low-Intensity Conflict Legislation: Why Was It Passed and Have the Voids Been Filled?. Carlisle Barracks, PA, Apr 1991. 66 p. (Army War College (U.S.) Study project)
Doc. call no.: M-U 39080-83 B791s

Bull, Stephen D. (LtCol, USAF). Implementing JSCP in the NATO Arena: The Challenge of Planning for Coalition Warfare. Newport, RI, Jun 1992. 27 p. (Naval War College (U.S.) Student thesis)
Doc. call no.: M-U 41662 B935i

Carroll, Douglas E. (Maj, USA). Special Forces Doctrine and Army Operations Doctrine. Fort Leavenworth, KS, Jun 1993. 138 p. (Army Command and Staff College (U.S.) Thesis)
Doc. call no.: M-U 42022 C3191s

Flavin, William J. Concept for the Strategic Use of Special Operations Forces in the 1990's and Beyond. Carlisle Barracks, PA, May 1991. 107 p. (Army War College (U.S.) Study project)
Doc. call no.: M-U 39080-83 F589c

Fondacaro, Steve A. (Maj, USA). Airland Battle and SOF (Special Operations Forces): A Proposal for an Interim Doctrine for Joint Special Operations. Fort Leavenworth, KS, May 1989. 51 p. (Army Command and General Staff College (U.S.) School of Advanced Military Studies. Monograph)
Doc. call no.: M-U 42022-2 F673a

Fuller, Leslie L. Role of United States Special Operations Forces in Peace Operations. Carlisle Barracks, PA, Mar 1996. 42 p. (Army War College (U.S.) Strategic research project)
Doc. call no.: M-U 39080-537 F966r

Garner, Robert J. (LtCol, USMC). Ethical Guidelines for Military Covert Operations. Carlisle Barracks, PA, Mar 1990. 38 p. (Army War College (U.S.) Study project)
Doc. call no.: M-U 39080-83 G234e

Granger, Dennis E. (LCDR, USN). The Marine Expeditionary Unit: A Limited Conventional Response Force--Not a SOF Substitute. Newport, RI, Jun 1994. 32 p. (Naval War College (U.S.) Student thesis)
Doc. call no.: M-U 41662 G758m

Jistel, Arthur A. The Role of Air Force Special Operations Forces in the Low Intensity Conflict Environment. Carlisle Barracks, PA, Apr 1991. 30 p. (Army War College (U.S.) Study project)
Doc. call no.: M-U 39080-83 J61r

Jones, Gregg D. (Maj, USA). A Historical Perspective of Special Operations Forces as an Instrument of Strategy. Fort Leavenworth, KS, 1991. 121 p. (Army Command and General Staff College (U.S.) Thesis)
Doc. call no.: M-U 42022 J772h

Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Roles and Functions of U.S. Combat Forces: Past, Present, and Prospects, by John M. Collins. Washington, Jan 1993. 112 p. (CRS Report for Congress no.93-72 S)
Special Operations Issues, pp 45-60.
Doc. call no.: M-U 42953-1 no.93-72 S

Lim, Chong Kwon. Modeling of Special Force Operations for Strategic Objectives in the Joint Warfare Analysis Experimental Prototype (JWAEP). Monterey, CA, Sep 1995. 72 p. (Naval Postgraduate School (U.S.) Thesis)
Doc. call no.: M-U 42525 L7322m

Ma, John Y. H. Revisiting the Special Action Force (SAF) Concept for Use in MOOTW/Humanitarian Assisstance. Carlisle Barracks, PA, 1996. 35 p. (Army War College (U.S.) Strategy research project)
Doc. call no.: M-U 39080-537 M111r

Maxwell, David S. (Maj). Suppport to United Nations Operations: Is There a Role for United States Special Operations Forces?. Fort Leavenworth, KS, 1996. 63 p. (U.S. Army Command and General Staff College. School of Advanced Military Studies. Monograph)
Doc. call no.: M-U 42022-2 M4651s

McCarthy, Michael T. (Maj, USA). Strike Operations: Contingency Operations with Light-Heavy-Special Operations Forces. Fort Leavenworth, KS, 1991. 1 vol. (Army Command and General Staff College (U.S.) Thesis)
Doc. call no.: M-U 42022 M1231s

McGuiness, Matthew P. (Maj, USA). Prospects for Special Forces Operations in the Middle East. Fort Leavenworth, KS, Jun 1993. 88 p. (Army Command and General Staff College (U.S.) Thesis)
Discusses how the United States Army Special Forces should be used in the Middle East until the year 2000.
Doc. call no.: M-U 42022 M1481p

McHale, Edward J. (Maj, USA). SOF and Conventional Force Interoperability Through SOF Reconfiguration. Monterey, CA, Mar 1996. 81 p. (Naval Postgraduate School (U.S.) Thesis)
Doc. call no.: M-U 42525 M149s

Mitchell, John M. (LtCol, USA). Roles for Special Operations Forces in the 1990's. Carlisle Barracks, PA, Feb 1993. 21 p. (Army War College (U.S.) Military Studies Program Paper)
Doc. call no.: M-U 39080-83 M681r

Riley, Craig Allen (Capt, USA). The Role of Special Operations Forces in Operations Against Theater Missiles. Monterey, CA, 1996. 168 p. (Naval Postgraduate School (U.S.) Thesis)
Doc. call no.: M-U 42525 R5732r

Smith, Robin R. (Capt, USA). The Utility of High Resolution Modeling in Army Special Operations Aviation Mission Planning. Monterey, CA, 1996. 122 p. (Naval Postgraduate School (U.S.) Thesis)
Doc. call no.: M-U 42525 S6571u

U.S. Army Research Institute for the Behavioral and Social Sciences. Planning in the Special Forces Operational Detachment Alpha, by John E. Morrison and others. Alexandria, VA, Feb 1995. 36 p. (Research report no.1672)
Doc. call no.: M-U 31716-11 no.1672

United States. Air Force. Special Operations Command. Strategic Plan: A Step Ahead. Washington, s.l., 1993. 31 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 43903-7 1993

United States. Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low-Intensity Conflict. Special Operations Forces Vision 2020. MacDill AFB, FL, U.S. Special Operations Command, 1996. 26 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 43903-11

United States. Joint Chiefs of Staff. Doctrine for Joint Civil Affairs. Washington, Jun 1995. 1 vol. (JCS publication no.3-57)
Doc. call no.: M-U 40592 no.3-57 (21 Jun 95)

United States. Joint Chiefs of Staff. Doctrine for Joint Psychological Operations. Washington, Jul 1996. 1 vol. (JCS publication no.3-53)
Doc. call no.: M-U 40592 no.3-53 (10 Jul 96)

United States. Joint Chiefs of Staff. Doctrine for Joint Special Operations. Washington, Oct 1992. 1 vol. (JCS publication no.3-05)
Doc. call no.: M-U 40592 no.3-05 (28 Oct 92)

United States. Joint Chiefs of Staff. Joint Doctrine for Military Operations Other Than War. Washington, Jun 1995. 1 vol. (JCS publication no.3-07)
Doc. call no.: M-U 40592 no.3-07 (16 Jun 95)

United States. Joint Chiefs of Staff. Joint Special Operations Operational Procedures. Washington, Aug 1993. 1 vol. (JCS publication no.3-05.3)
Doc. call no.: M-U 40592 no.3-05.3 (25 Aug 93)

United States. Joint Chiefs of Staff. Joint Special Operations Targeting and Mission Planning Procedures. Washington, Aug 1993. 1 vol. (JCS publication no.3-05.5)
Doc. call no.: M-U 40592 no.3-05.5 (10 Aug 93)

United States. Joint Chiefs of Staff. Joint Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures for Foreign Internal Defense. Washington, Jun 1996. 1 vol. (JCS publication no.3-07.1)
Offers sections on organization and responsibilities for foreign internal defense, the employment for FID, training, etc.
Doc. call no.: M-U 40592 no.3-07.1 (26 Jun 96)

Watson, Douglas S. (Maj, USA). Countering the North Korean Special Operations Threat, the ROK/U.S. Response. Newport, RI, Feb 1989. 57 p. (Naval War College (U.S.) Study paper)
Doc. call no.: M-U 41662 W338c

Winters, Edward G. (LCDR, USN) and Paro, Kent A. (LT, USN). The Misuse of Special Operations Forces. Monterey, CA, Dec 1994. 192 p. (Naval Postgraduate School (U.S.) Thesis)
Presents a theory that defines proper use and provides a systematic framework for analyzing the use of SOF.
Doc. call no.: M-U 42525 W787m

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DOCTRINE, STRATEGY, & PLANNING -- PERIODICALS


Adolph, Robert B., Jr (LtCol, USA). Viewpoint: "Peacetime Engagement" and Special Operations Forces. Military Intelligence 20:32-34 Jan-Mar '94.

Adolph, Robert B., Jr (Maj, USA). Strategic Rationale for SOF (special operations forces). Military Review 72:36-46 Apr '92.

Cook, Steven E. Managing Special-Operations Forces Doctrine. Special Warfare 7:36-39 Apr '94.
Reviews the various field manuals relating to Army special operations forces.

Devotie, Michael W. (Sgt1C). The Role Technology Can't Fill. Special Warfare 9:28-29 May '96.

Doherty, Terry. SOF (Special Operations Forces) Roles and Missions: Reexamining the Environment. Special Warfare 6:21-23 May '93.

Downing, Wayne A. (Gen). Special Operations Forces: Meeting Tomorrow's Challenges Today. Special Warfare 8:2-10 Jan '95.

Fenzel, John. Five Imperatives of Coalition Warfare. Special Warfare 6:2-8 Jul '93.

Flavin, Willian. Special Operations Forces and Peace Operations in Greater Europe. Small Wars and Insurgencies 7:55-64 Spring '96.

Garrison, William F. (MajGen). USSOCOM (United States Special Operations Command) View of Doctrine Special Warfare 8:16-19 Jul '95.

Goodman, Glenn W., Jr. Combatting Proliferation: U.S. Special Operations Forces Prepare for the Deadliest of Missions. Armed Forces Journal International 134:46 May '97.

Goodman, Glenn W., Jr. Deep Underground Tunnels: Counterproliferation Mission Takes SOF (Special Operations Forces) Commandos into Tough New Environments. Armed Forces Journal International 134:61 Jun '97.

Goodman, Glenn W., Jr. Warrior-Diplomats - Not Political Warriors: Sound Guidelines for Employing U.S. Special Operations Forces. Armed Forces Journal International, no.7, 132:42 Feb '95.

Gottlieb, Aryea (Maj, USAF). The Relationship of SOF to MOOTW: An Overview. Night Flyer 4:10-11 May '96.

Harned, Glenn M. (Col, USA). Unconventional Operations: Back to the Future? Special Warfare 8:10-14 Oct '95.

Hessman, James D. and Thomas, Vincent C. Jr. Management of Aggressive Risks. Sea Power 80:12-16 Sep '95.
Interview with Gen Downing, Commander in Chief, U.S. Special Operations Command.

Holmes, H. Allen. America's Approach to Special Operations. Defense no.1:30-35 '95.
Remarks at a conference sponsored in part by the S.S. Special Operations Command November 1994.

Howard, Russell D. (Col, USA) and Nelson, Mark A. (Maj, USA). Army Special Operations Forces and the "Pacific Century". Special Warfare 9:18-27 Jan '96.

Kolpien, Robert (Capt). Updating Doctrine: It's Everyone's Responsibility. Special Warfare 8:38-39 Oct '95.

Lamb, Christopher. Perspectives on Emerging SOF Roles and Missions. Special Warfare 8:2-9 Jul '95.

Lewis, Robert D. (LtCol, USA). SOF (special operations forces) Planning for Coalition Operations. Special Warfare, no.4, 7:28-33 Oct '94.

Locher, James R., III. Focusing on the Future: The Role of SOF in Emerging Defense Strategy. Special Warfare 5:10-13 Mar '92.

Marley, Anthony D. Special Operations Forces in Conflict Resolution: Operational Capabilities Versus Political Constraints. Small Wars and Insurgencies 7:35-40 Spring '96.

McHale, Edward (Maj). Super SOCs (special operations commands) and JSAFs (joint special action forces): Building a Force for 2010. Special Warfare 9:12-19 Dec '96.

Milani, Andy (Maj). Special Operations Aviation Support to Special Forces. Special Warfare 8:18-21 Oct '95.

Passage, David. New Approach to Latin America: The Role of SOF. Special Warfare 9:13-21 Aug '96.

Pfaltzgraff, Robert L. Sources of Instability: Implications for Special Operations Forces. Special Warfare 8:2-9 Oct '95.

Roach, J. S. Ranger (Col, USA, Ret). How to Succeed in Foreign Internal Defense. Special Warfare 9:30-35 May '96.

The Role of Special Operations Forces in Multinational Peace Operations. Small Wars and Insurgencies 7:entire issue Spring '96.

Shelton, Henry H. (Gen). Special Operations Forces: Key Role in Preventive Defense. Defense Issues 12, no.12:1-2 '97.

Shelton, Henry H. (Gen). Special Ops Crafting Strategy for Varied, Future Challenges. National Defense 81:24-25 Feb '97.

Shemella, Paul (CAPT, USN). Defusing Mega Weapons Aim of Revised Doctrine. National Defense 78:33-34 Jan '94.

Special Issue: The Role of Special Operations Forces in Multinational Peace Operations. Small War & Insurgencies 7:1-111 Spring '96.
Includes ten articles addressing various aspects such as the role of SOF in confict resolution, as well as challenges for U.S. policy in Africa, Latin America, Asia, Europe, etc.

Starr, Barbara. Briefing: U.S. Special Ops Forces Head for Mainstream. Jane's Defence Weekly 27:57-60+ Mar 12 '97.
Offers a nine page report with organizational structure charts, budget and procurement information, etc.

Stiner, Carl W. (Gen). Strategic Employment of Special Operations Forces. Military Review 71:2-13 Jun '91.

Sullivan, Brian R. Special Operations and LIC in the 21st Century: The Joint Strategic Perspective. Special Warfare 9:2-7 May '96.

Tovo, Kenneth E. Special Forces Mission Focus for the Future. Special Warfare 9:2-11 Dec '96.

United States. Air Force. Aerospace Operational Doctrine: Special Operations. Washington, Oct 1991. 36 p. (Air Force Manual 2-10)

Watkins, Steven. Rise of Special Operations. Air Force Times 56:12-14 Apr 29 '96.
Discusses the growing importance of the special operations role in general with particular focus on the AF Special Operations Command.

Watson, Henry, III, (LtCol, USA). Special Forces Mission Analysis by the Operational Detachment. Special Warfare, no.1, 7:39-41 Jan '94.

Werthman, Robert W. (Maj). Special Operations Aviation Mission Planning: Improving the Process. Special Warfare 9:24-29 Dec '96.

Yarborough, William P. (LtGen, Ret). Emerging SOF Roles and Missions: A Different Perspective Special Warfare 8:10-12 Jul '95.

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U.S. SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMAND -- BOOKS


Collins, John M. Special Operations Forces: An Assessment. Washington, National Defense University Press, 1994. 189 p.
Functions of the USSOCOM, pp 19-20.
Progress by ASD SO/LIC and USSOCOM, pp 25-34.
Book call no.: 356.16 C712s

Hayden, H. T. (LtCol, USMC). Shadow War: Special Operations and Low Intensity Conflict. Vista, CA, Pacific Aero Press, 1992. 288 p.
U. S. Special Operations Command, by Andy Gembara (LtCol, USA, Ret), pp 25-30.
Book call no.: 356.167 S524

Special Operation Forces: Roles and Missions in the Aftermath of the Cold War, edited by Richard H. Shultz, Jr. and others. s.l., United States Special Operations Command, 1995. 299 p.
Book call no.: 356.1670973 S741s

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations. Department of Defense Appropriations for 1994, Part 1.. Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee... 103rd Cong, 1st Sess. Washington, 1994. 1 vol.
Statement by General Carl W. Stiner, Commander in Chief, U.S. Special Operations Command on Thursday, April 22, 1993, pp 285-340.
Book call no.: 353.6 C7491d 1994 pt.1

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Armed Services. Department of Defense Authorization for Appropriations for 1996, Part 1.. Hearings Before the Committee... 104th Cong, 1st Sess. Washington, 1996. 1 vol.
Statement by General Downing, Commander in Chief, U.S. Special Operations Command, pp 320-331.
Book call no.: 353.6 U587dh 1996 pt.1

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Armed Services. Department of Defense Authorization for Appropriations for 1997, Part 1.. Hearings Before the Committee... 104th Cong, 2nd Sess. Washington, 1997. 1 vol.
Statement by General Shelton, Commander in Chief, U.S. Special Operations Command, pp 725-736.
Book call no.: 353.6 U587dh 1997 pt.1

United States. Special Operations Command. United States Special Operations Forces: Posture Statement, 1996. Washington, 1996. 1 vol.
Book call no.: R 356.16 U581 1996

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U.S. SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMAND -- DOCUMENTS


Air University (U.S.) Airpower Research Institute. Cohesion: The Key to Special Operations Teamwork, by Ralph E. McDonald, (Maj, USAF). Maxwell AFB, AL, Oct 1994. 90 p. (AU-ARI-no.94-2)
Creation of the United States Special Operations Command, pp 7-8.
Recommendations: USSOCOM, pp 61-62.
Doc. call no.: M-U 40084-7 no.94-2

Fawcett, Robert J. (LtCol, USMC). The United States Special Operations Command. Newport, RI, May 1987. 23 p. (Naval War College (U.S.) Student thesis)
Doc. call no.: M-U 41662 F278u

Klingaman, James J. (Maj, USA). Proponency for Military Operations Other Than War: The Case for the United States Special Operations Command. Fort Leavenworth, KS, 1995. 90 p. (U.S. Army Command & General Staff College. Thesis)
Doc. call no.: M-U 42022 K651p

McChrystal, Stanley A. (Maj, USA). United States Special Operations Command: The Future. Newport, RI, Jun 1990. 21 p. (Naval War College (U.S.) Student thesis)
Doc. call no.: M-U 41662 M1241u

Nugent, Robert P. (Maj, USA). The United States Special Operations Command, Where Is It Headed?. Newport, RI, Jan 1989. 27 p. (Naval War College (U.S.) Student paper)
Doc. call no.: M-U 41662 N967u

Rose, Joseph M., Jr. Case Study: Command and Control of United States Special Operations. Monterey, CA, Sep 1988. 84 p. (Naval Postgraduate School (U.S.) Thesis)
Doc. call no.: M-U 42525 R796c

Saier, William E. (LtCol, USAF). An Assessment of Assessment: Is Selective Manning Right for USAF Special Operations Aircrew?. Maxwell AFB, AL, Apr 1995. 42 p. (Air University (U.S.) Air War College. Research report)
Doc. call no.: M-U 43117 S132a

Tyler, Anne K. (LT,USN). Intelligence and the U.S. Special Operations Command: Looking for Solutions. Monterey, CA, Mar 1989. 148 p. (Naval Postgraduate School (U.S.) Student thesis)
Doc. call no.: M-U 42525 T981i

U.S. Special Operations Command. McLean, VA, Mitre Corp, Mar 1991. 25 p.
Summarizes the 1990 Jason Summer Study. Examines a number of technical questions raised by the Special Operations Command.
Doc. call no.: M-U 43830-2 no.90-195

United States. Air Force. Special Operations Command. Initial Operational Test and Evaluation (IOT&E) of the Special Operations Forces Planning and Rehearsal System. Hurlburt Field, FL, Jun 1996. 1 vol. (AFSOC project no.93-0003)
Doc. call no.: M-U 43903-4 no.93-0003

United States. Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low-Intensity Conflict. Special Operations Forces Vision 2020. MacDill AFB, FL, U.S. Special Operations Command, 1996. 26 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 43903-11

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services. Special Operations Forces: Force Structure and Readiness Issues. Washington, General Accounting Office, Mar 1994. 53 p. (NSIAD report no.94-105)
Doc. call no.: M-U 41026-147 no.94-105

United States. General Accounting Office. Defense Reorganization: DOD's Efforts to Streamline the Special Operations Command. Washington, Nov 1990. 8 p. (GAO-NSIAD-91-24BR)
Doc. call no.: M-U 41026-147 no.91-24BR

United States. General Accounting Office. Special Operations Command: Progress in Implementing Legislative Mandates. Washington, Sep 1990. 49 p. (GAO-NSIAD-90-166)
Doc. call no.: M-U 41026-147 no.90-166

United States. General Accounting Office. Special Operations Command: Progress Made in Completing Needed Agreements. Washington, Jun 1992. 23 p. (GAO-NSIAD-92-109)
Doc. call no.: M-U 41026-147 no.92-109

United States. General Accounting Office . Special Operations Forces: Opportunities to Preclude Overuse and Misuse. Report to the Chairman, Subcommittee on Military Readiness, Committee on National Security, House of Representatives. Washington, 1997. 33 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 41026-147 no.97-85

Uttaro, Gerald J. (LtCol, USAF) and Vycital, Gary C. (LtCol, USAF). USAF Special Operations Forces (AFSOF): A Road Map into the Future. Maxwell AFB, AL, May 1988. 158 p. (Air War College (U.S.) Research report)
United States Special Operations Command, pp 65-75.
Doc. call no.: M-U 43117 U93u

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U.S. SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMAND -- PERIODICALS


Childress, Alan. U.S. Special Operations Command--A "Customer-Led" IPT (integrated product team) Success Story. Program Manager 25:10-14 May-Jun '96.

Downing, Wayne A. (Gen). Joint Special Operations in Peace and War. Joint Force Quarterly No.8:22-27 Summer '95.

Garrison, William F. (MajGen). USSOCOM (United States Special Operations Command) View of Doctrine Special Warfare 8:16-19 Jul '95.

Hessman, James D. and Thomas, Vincent C. Jr. Management of Aggressive Risks. Sea Power 80:12-16 Sep '95.
Interview with Gen Downing, Commander in Chief, U.S. Special Operations Command.

Interview: General Hugh Shelton, Commander-in-Chief of the U.S. Special Operations Command. Jane's Defence Weekly 27:32 Mar 5 '97.
"The asymmetrical attack becomes far more appealing...now than in the past".

Kernan, William F. (BrigGen). USSOCOM Creates Clearinghouse for New Ideas. Special Warfare 7:21 Apr '94.

Lindsay, James J. (Gen). USSOCOM (United States Special Operations Command): Strengthening the SOF (special operations forces) Capability: A Second Anniversary Assessment of the Command's Successes and the Challenges That Lie Ahead. Special Warfare 2:4-9 Spring '89.

Niedrauer, Bruce A. (Capt). Joint STARS (Surveillance and Target Attack Radar System) Support to Special Operations Command. Military Intelligence 22:15-17 Oct-Dec '96.

Rhodes, Jeffrey P. Any Time, Any Place: Special Operations Forces, Rebuilt in the Aftermath of 'Desert One,' Are Learning to Function Together in Their Unified Command. Air Force Magazine 71:42-48 Jun '88.

Rylander, R. Lynn. Congress Takes Action to Modernize Forces for Special Operations. Amphibious Warfare Review 6:60-65 Summer '88.
Reviews the history of special operations and the establishment of the United States Special Operations Command.

Schoomaker, Peter J. (LtGen, USA). Special Operations: Shaping the Future Force. Army 47:12-15 Apr '97.

Starr, Barbara. Jane's Interview with General Hugh Shelton, Commander-in-Chief of US Special Operations Command. Jane's Defence Weekly 27:32 Mar 5 '97.

Starr, Barbara. Jane's Interview with General Wayne Downing, Commander-in-Chief of US Special Operations Command. Jane's Defence Weekly 24:32 Aug 26 '95.

Starr, Barbara. Jane's Interview with Rear Admiral Raymond Smith (Director of Resources, USSOCOM). Jane's Defence Weekly 25:32 May 1 '96.

Stiner, Carl W. (Gen). Special Operations Forces: Strategic Potential for the Future. Special Warfare 6:2-9 May '93.

U.S. Special Operations Command Established. Defense Daily 151:287 Apr 20 '87.

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