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Is Joint Special Operations Training Really Joint?
Master's thesis, 4 Aug 96-6 Jun 97,
ARMY COMMAND AND GENERAL STAFF COLL FORT LEAVENWORTH KS
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This study is an anlaysis of Joint Special Operations Forces SOF basic or common skills training. The study uses the United States Army Special Warfare Center and School USAJFKSWCS as a basis of evaluation of the effectiveness of the Department of Defense DOD inter service training within United States Special Operations Comand USSOCOM. This thesis evaluates and suggests solutions for the future of joint core basic and advanced skill training and propenency associated with this training. This study also evalautes the research, design and fielding of SOF equipment and the equipments integration in the SOF schools. This thesis concludes that , even with recent improvements, the basic entry level and common advanced skills are being taught with varied techniques, tactics, and procedures TTP and each skills objectives remain the individual services responsibility. The disparity of training objectives leads to a flawed integration of these skills during joint exercise training and actual joint missions.
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