Talk:Air Force Special Operations Command

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Merge[edit]

The Air Force Special Tactics article should certainly be merged with this article. The units in the Special Tactics Groups are the most well known parts of AFSOC. There is no reason to have two separate articles. Outdawg (talk) 00:07, 2 April 2008 (UTC)

The AFSOC article is about the organization and units of the command, not the AFSCs. I believe they should stay separate. Bwmoll3 (talk) 14:04, 8 April 2008 (UTC)

All the units in the Air Force Special Tactics article are a part of AFSOC. Air Force Special Tactics teams are not separate from AFSOC. If you say the AFSOC article is "about the organization and units of the command", the special tactics teams would definitely fall under that description.Outdawg (talk) 15:16, 8 April 2008 (UTC)

Then may I suggest that the article be retitled "720th Special Tactics Group", as that, essentially is what the article is about. Not the command. Bwmoll3 (talk) 15:21, 8 April 2008 (UTC)

Thats not a bad idea. If you could change the name soon that would be good. There is an article named Air Force Special Ops that should probably be deleted because its almost an exact copy of the Air Force Special Tactics article.Outdawg (talk) 20:24, 8 April 2008 (UTC)

Completed. Take care.. Bwmoll3 (talk) 20:38, 8 April 2008 (UTC)

USAF Rescue Forces no longer under AFSOC[edit]

Removed reference to USAF Rescue forces joining AFSOC. This short-lived program ended in March 2006 when the assets were transferred back to ACC contol. All funding came from USAF (not SOCOM) and USAF wanted to exercise control over the forces. Since it was not a Special Operations mission per se, it was relinquished back to mainstream AF control

Should hang on to all my AFSOC 'Air Rescue' junk in that case. user:FLJuJitsu —Preceding unsigned comment added by FLJuJitsu (talkcontribs) 04:25, 31 August 2007 (UTC)

Vague?[edit]

I'd just like to point out that this article is incredibly vague - perhaps even suspiciously so... — Preceding unsigned comment added by 124.171.25.233 (talk) 07:48, 24 January 2013 (UTC)

How so? Buffs (talk) 14:09, 24 January 2013 (UTC)
See section immediately below for an example.Georgejdorner (talk) 20:42, 24 January 2013 (UTC)

How about some history?[edit]

Hello, all,

AFJSOC did not just spring into existence. Air Force Special Operations dates back to the China Burma India Theater of World War II. Posted below find the info for a good reliable source (which I unfortunately do not own).

Apollo's Warriors: United States Air Force Special Operations During the Cold War. Michael E. Haas. DIANE Publishing, 1998. ISBN 0788149830, 9780788149832. 369 pages.

Georgejdorner (talk) 01:59, 19 January 2013 (UTC)