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Definition of Air force special operations detachment

Air force special operations detachment Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
DOD Dictionary of Military Terms
A squadron-size headquarters that could be a composite organization composed of different Air Force special operations assets. The detachment is normally subordinate to an Air Force special operations component, joint special operations task force, or joint task force, depending upon size and duration of the operation. Also called AFSOD. (JP 3-05)
Source: U.S. Department of Defense, Joint Doctrine Division. ( About )