Fellow Military Reporters & Editors Association colleague, Kimberly Dozier of the Associated Press, walks you through the difference between Special Ops Forces and Special Forces.
By Kimberly Dozier – The Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Army Special Forces Green Berets get plenty of acclaim — sometimes too much acclaim. Often it’s a case of mistaken identity.
All special operations forces tend to get called, incorrectly, “special forces,” and many in the military are trying to borrow their job description: training foreign forces to fight America’s enemies overseas.
In a climate of shrinking budgets, the Green Berets are branding themselves as the go-to force for counterinsurgency that can do the job with fewer troops than conventional forces.
Read the rest at Military Times.