AFSOC Adopting a Globemaster View
Air Command and Staff College Maxwell Air Force Base United States
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At present, AFSOC lacks a heavy airlift capability to support special operations warriors. The author seeks to determine the most effective means to expeditiously transport special operations troops and equipment by examining the current process, interviewing several key AMC and AFSOC individuals, and developing long held beliefs. The current arrangement relies on support by Air Mobility Command to supply aircraft and aircrews to USSOCOM units for direct support. This approach is flawed in two fashions.