Special Ops in Korea

Hasenauer, Heike
February 2007
Soldiers;Feb2007, Vol. 62 Issue 2, p24
The article presents information on the activities of the U.S. Special Operations Command-Korea (SOCKOR) in South Korea. Eighth U.S. Army spokesman Major Jerome Pionk said that to stay prepared for crises and war, SOCKOR participates in six training exercises annually with Republic of Korea Special Warfare Command forces, including a counterterrorist exercise that focuses on marksmanship training.


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