Tag Archives: USSOCOM

Collaborating at the Speed of Relevance

From Armor & Mobility, May/June 2019 Issue

The Army’s ability to operate seamlessly and swiftly across multiple domains is critical. Winning on future battlefields will demand embracing and owning battlefield complexity at speeds inconceivable even a few zeptoseconds ago.

By Dr. Shawn M. Walsh, Combat Capabilities Development Command-Army Research Laboratory


Accelerating SOF Acquisition through Industry Partnering

Mr. James Smith
Acquisition Executive
U.S. Special Operations Command

From Armor & Mobility, May/June 2019 Issue

James H. Smith is the Acquisition Executive, U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida. He is responsible for all special operations forces acquisition, technology and logistics.


Full Life-cycle Management through Seamless Development

From Armor & Mobility, May/June 2018 Issue

U.S. Special Operations Command’s Office of SOF Acquisition, Technology & Logistics, led by Acquisition Executive James Smith, is charged with maximizing a $7 billion budget to ensure that everything from armor protection to ammunition to land, air and marine mobile platforms, both manned and unmanned, enables operator mission success.


Redefining SOF Surgical Support to Meet Joint Force Demand

From Combat and Casualty Care, Spring 2018 Issue

United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) missions have maintained global distribution into many isolated areas of the world. The regions that these missions are conducted in often have little to no infrastructure to support requirements for Damage Control Surgery (DCS) or Damage Control Resuscitation (DCR).

By CAPT Scott A. Cota, Command Surgeon, USSOCOM