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The commander of U.S Special Operations Command, Navy Admiral William H. McRaven is shaping his forces for the future based on his “SOF 2020” (Special Operations Forces 2020) vision. He began an assessment of how to posture special operations forces to meet 21st-century challenges shortly after taking command in August 2011. He formed operational planning teams to focus on four major priorities:
— Win the current fight in Afghanistan;
— Strengthen the global special operations forces network;
— Preserve the force and families; and
— Resource responsibly.
By necessity, McRaven said, winning the current fight remains at the top of the list, a vital step toward accomplishing the other pillars of the vision.

Read more at defense.gov.

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