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Delta Force

Part of the Special Forces that is very famous but which little is known is the U.S. Army's Delta Force. This specialized elite unit of Special Forces Soldiers conducts some of the most dangerous missions around the world. The formal name for Delta Force is the 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment D.

The creation of Delta Force was in response to the outbreak of a new age of terrorism in the 1970s. A unit was needed that could rapidly respond to terrorist incidents around the world. Delta would later be a part of the Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC).


News Stories about Delta Force

February 23, 2016. "Delta Force: The Truth Behind 'The Unit'", Forces TV (UK).

November 8, 2015. "Delta Force: Speed, Surprise and Violence of Action", Newsweek.

November 4, 2015. "Surviving Delta Force Selection and Assessment (Pt. 2): If Boots Could Talk", by George E. Hand IV, SOREP.

November 2, 2015. "Surviving Delta Force Selection and Assessment (Pt. 1)", by George E. Hand IV, SOFREP.

February 13, 2015. "Delta Force's Origins Are Public Record". War is Boring. Official documents detail the top-secret force's creation.

 

 

 


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