While we at SOFREP are big proponents of Special Forces and their Foreign Internal Defense mission, we should do a better job of scrutinizing who we train, why we train them, and what we train them to do. All too often we train those who can’t be trusted and train those who can in US military doctrine which cannot be grafted on to foreigners in a mirror image.
About the Author
About Jack Murphy
Jack is an eight year Army Special Operations veteran who served as a Sniper and Team Leader in 3rd Ranger Battalion and as a Senior Weapons Sergeant on a Military Free Fall team in 5th Special Forces Group. Having left the military in 2010, he graduated from Columbia with a BA in political science. Murphy is the author of Reflexive Fire, Target Deck, Direct Action, and numerous non-fiction articles about Weapons, Tactics, Special Operations, Terrorism, and Counter-Terrorism. He has appeared in documentaries, national television, and syndicated radio.