27 Jan '15, 4pm

Special Ops Commander Discusses Challenges, Priorities

Special Ops Commander Discusses Challenges, Priorities By Jim Garamone DoD News, Defense Media Activity WASHINGTON, Jan. 27, 2015 – Skill, precision, cultural acuity, cutting-edge capability, flexibility, professionalism and teamwork still are the hallmarks of America’s special operations community, Army Gen. Joseph L. Votel said here today. The commander of U.S. Special Operations Command left his Tampa, Florida, headquarters to journey to a snowy nation’s capital to speak at the National Defense Industrial Association’s Special Operations and Low-intensity Conflict Symposium. “Our nation demands we have the people and capabilities to achieve success in the most pressing national challenges we face,” Votel said. The command is prepared to offer options to U.S. leaders across the range of special operations missions, he added. The command naturally has a global focus, the ...

Full article: http://www.defense.gov/news/newsarticle.aspx?id=128047

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