Gendarmerie Special Operations Command

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Gendarmerie Special Operations Command
Country  Turkey
Branch Gendarmerie General Command
Type Special Forces

Gendarmerie Special Operations Command (Turkish: Jandarma Özel Harekat Komutanlığı) or shortly as JÖH, is the special operations unit of the Turkish Jandarma (Gendarmerie). It has several missions which includes search and destroy, infiltration and reconnaissance actions. Members of the unit receive extensive training at the Jandarma School at Foça and also from selected Army instructors. All three companies work under the direction of the army regions to which they are assigned, but can also receive tasking from their headquarters in Ankara. The unit is said to have a lot of Counter terrorism experience from its ongoing operations against the terror organisation PKK.[1]

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