Delta Force

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The U.S. Army's 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta (1stSFOD-D)--Delta Force--is "the U.S. Army's special-operations unit organized for the conduct of missions requiring a rapid response with surgical application of a variety of skills. Delta plans and conducts a broad range of special operations across the operational continuum. Delta is organized for the conduct of missions requiring rapid response with surgical applications of a wide variety of unique skills,while maintaining the lowest possible profile of U.S. involvement." [1]

The Delta Force is a unit of the Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) which was "established in 1980 and is located at Pope Air Force Base, North Carolina and at nearby Fort Bragg, NC." [2]