Discussion on the Future of Special Operations

Participants talked about a recent report and assessment of special operations forces, focusing on organizational and operational changes… read more

Participants talked about a recent report and assessment of special operations forces, focusing on organizational and operational changes since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. They also talked about future missions and challenges facing military special operations, and ways in which the Defense Department will prepare for future operations. They responded to questions from the audience. close

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  • Reid, Garry Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Department of Defense->Special Operations/Low-Intensity Conflict and Interdependent Capabilities
  • Thomas, Jim Vice President Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments->Strategic Studies
  • Thornberry, William "Mac" McClellan U.S. Representative [R] Texas
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Discussion on the Future of Special Operations

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Program ID:
312672-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 10, 2013
Last Aired:
May 14, 2013

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  • May 10, 2013 | 9:32am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 14, 2013 | 12:21am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 14, 2013 | 4:33am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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