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Joint Special Operations University
and the Strategic Studies Department
The Joint Special Operations University (JSOU) provides its publications
to contribute toward expanding the body of knowledge about joint special
operations. JSOU publications advance the insights and recommendations
of national security professionals and the Special Operations Forces (SOF)
students and leaders for consideration by the SOF community and defense
JSOU is the educational component of the United States Special Opera-
tions Command (USSOCOM), MacDill Air Force Base, Florida. The JSOU
mission is to educate SOF executive, senior, and intermediate leaders and
selected other national and international security decision makers, both
military and civilian, through teaching, outreach, and research in the
science and art of joint special operations. JSOU provides education to the
men and women of SOF and to those who enable the SOF mission in a joint
and interagency environment.
JSOU conducts research through its Strategic Studies Department where
effort centers upon the USSOCOM mission and the commander’s priorities.
Mission. Provide fully capable special operations forces to defend the
United States and its interests. Plan and synchronize operations against
Priorities.	 •	Deter,	disrupt,	and	defeat	terrorist	threats.
•	Develop	and	support	our	people	and	their	families.
•	Sustain	and	modernize	the	force.
The Strategic Studies Department also provides teaching and curricu-
lum support to Professional Military Education institutions—the staff
colleges and war colleges. It advances SOF strategic influence by its interac-
tion in academic, interagency, and United States military communities.
The JSOU portal is https://jsoupublic.socom.mil.
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