Wednesday, March 02, 2016

If these numbers are correct then SOCOM is bigger than a reinforced Marine Expeditionary Brigade.

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If these numbers are correct then you're looking at almost 46,000 servicemembers.  That's more than a Marine Expeditionary Brigade or for my Army bubba's that's a couple of Divisions (Reinf).

The composition is curious too.  AFSOC and Green Berets seem to be extremely heavy with everyone else basically hitting personnel numbers I expected.

Does anyone have an explanation for why those two organizations require so many people?

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