29 Aug '14, 10pm

Retiring SOCOM Chief: ‘We Are in the Golden Age of Special Operations’

Adm. William McRaven, the longtime and retiring commander of the U.S. military’s Special Operations Command, said Thursday that the United States is in “the golden age of Special Operations,” citing his troops’ work around the globe not only in fighting “barbaric” militant groups but in stabilizing conflict areas and teaching human rights. It’s “a time when our unique talents as special operators are in the greatest demand. A time when the nation recognizes the strategic value of our services. A time when all that we train for, all that we work for, all that our predecessors planned for has come together,” McRaven said…

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